Do Solar Panels Work on Cloudy Days?

If you are wondering if solar panels work on cloudy days then you are not alone. Especially with the transition from winter to spring, mother nature has not been very considerate of our vitamin D intake lately. If you are currently relying on solar panels or are considering installing them it’s important that you understand how they work and what they are capable of.

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Do Solar Panels Work on Cloudy Days? 

Yes! The simple answer is yes – although your solar panels are not producing at its maximum. The average production on a cloudy day is about 10-25% of their normal power output. It’s safe to say they are not producing as well, but they are still helping in the efficiency of your home and alleviating some of the costs associated with powering your home.

That being said, we are lucky enough to be top 2 in the country for solar power installed. Why? because on average we have great sun!

A Snapshot of Solar Production in North Carolina 

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The chart above is an example of solar production throughout the year. You will see that the blue spikes represent an above average production from your array in the summer. The dips represent the effect of the rainy, winter season that luckily only last a few months in NC. The black line represents the average production over a 12 month period. If we extend this chart you would see that the highs and lows would form a pattern, year over year, creating a very dependable forecast for your system.

In conclusion, you are lucky to have the option of dependable solar production in North Carolina. If you are interested in learning more feel free to submit a request for our Solar Information Packet. If you would like to speak to one of our solar experts contact us today for a FREE energy analysis and design. We are always here to answer your questions and help you save more than just the planet!

NC Solar Now is your trusted local solar installation partner. We are a pioneering force in empowering communities across North Carolina with sustainable energy solutions. As a leading solar provider, we specialize in designing, installing, and maintaining state-of-the-art solar systems tailored to meet the unique needs of our customers.

NC Solar Now takes pride in being certified experts in solar installation, ensuring the highest standards of quality, safety, and professionalism in every project we undertake. Our team consists of highly trained technicians who are certified by leading industry organizations, equipped with the knowledge and expertise to deliver superior solar solutions tailored to your needs.

By choosing NC Solar Now, you can trust that your solar installation will be carried out with precision and attention to detail, meeting and exceeding industry standards. Our certifications not only demonstrate our commitment to excellence but also provide you with peace of mind knowing that your solar system is in the hands of skilled professionals. Experience the difference that certification makes with NC Solar Now and embark on your journey towards a brighter, more sustainable future today.

Committed to innovation, reliability, and environmental stewardship, NC Solar Now transforms spaces, illuminating a brighter, greener future for homes and businesses. Join us in harnessing the sun for a cleaner, more sustainable North Carolina. We are NABCEP Certified! Check us out on Facebook or Instagram. Visit us online at NC SOLAR NOW, send us a message, or call us at 919-833-9096.

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