Tucker Solar PV

The revolution will be decentralized?

  The biggest solar revolution will take place on rooftops. High electricity prices and cheap residential battery storage will make small-scale rooftop solar ever more attractive, driving a 17-fold increase in installations. By 2040, rooftop solar will be cheaper than electricity from the grid in every major economy, and almost 13 percent of electricity worldwide will be […]

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Sawtooth pattern collector mounting

Collector mounting is critical to maximize the amount of solar exposure collectors receive. Collectors installed in a sawtooth pattern should be spaced far enough apart so that on Dec 21st between 10 am and 2 pm they will not shade each other. There is a very straight forward trigonometric equation that you should employ before […]