Solar Powered Soapmaking

Solar Powered Soapmaking

In 2019, we installed our solar array.

Four poles, 12 panels on each one.  20 megawatts of electric production possible from the sun.  We can tilt them to meet the sun in its particular zenith through the year.  They always face south.

In the summer, they are almost flat - facing the sun in its highest path across the sky.  In the winter, they are almost vertical - catching the glimpses of sun as it moves barely above the horizon, through the bare branches of the trees.

On a sunny day, we use power produced directly by the sun.  Power we don't use goes to the grid. On a cloudy day, we buy our electricity from the grid - the same place you do. 

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