The word solar means “having
to do with the sun” or “produced or coming
from the sun”.
This means that your solar system needs the sun. It does not work in the rain,
or during a snow storm, it can’t be shaded, and it produces very little,
or no power, on a cloudy day.
The average amount of useful sunlight that we receive
in the Ottawa area, taking into account all the snow,
rain and cloudy days, is 3.8 full sunshine hours per
day. This means that your solar system will produce
energy on average for 3.8 hours out of each day. Some
years will be better than others. Mother nature is
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