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Re: Photvoltaics (PV)
« Reply #315 on: February 07, 2019, 07:09:38 pm »
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A cold, sunny environment is the optimal operating condition for solar panels. Counterintuitively, its heat that actually reduces solar efficiency. Lab tests have shown that panels start to lose efficiency above 77F.

News flash: Solar works in cold weather

By SPW | February 5, 2019

By Manish Nayar, CEO, OYA Solar

The polar vortex blew some frigidly cold weather into the U.S. last week. It also brought out some confused comments about solar in cold weather like this one:
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life. Pr. 13:12

 

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