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Get Prepared for Storm Season with Solar & Solar Storage Devices

Nobody can’t stop what’s coming but certainly can remain prepared for it because of living in storm prone regions! When you pair a home solar system with backup solar storage devices, you are able to store excess electricity from the sun which gives you more independence from the grid. The solar energy you store in a fully charged battery can be used to power your essential appliances if the power goes out or when the local utility companies shut off access. Additionally, you’ll also be saving money on your electric bill.   

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During storms, the backup solar storage battery system acts as your energy reserve, offering much needed peace of mind. And solar storage devices can offer additional benefits by reducing the amount of power you draw from the grid when utility rates are at their highest.

WhiteShark Energy offers high-quality solar storage devices that are compatible with every type of home solar energy systems to simplify solar for its customers, delivering more power, ensuring more savings and generates unmatched reliability for the well-liked solar installers in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

How Much Solar Energy Power can be Generated on a Cloudy Day?

When clouds gather, the sky goes completely dark. A solar homeowner at that time naturally wonders how much energy my home solar system can generate at this situation. As we are fully aware that solar panels and solar PV modules need sunlight to produce renewable energy, it’s imperative to learn how cloudy conditions can affect the overall efficiency of solar energy generation and how factors such as partial shade can impact the solar system power output.

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If fact be told, then solar panels do generate power in cloudy weather but in less quantity; depending on the quality and efficiency of your solar panels. Anyone who has gotten sunburned on a cloudy day knows that solar radiation penetrates clouds. For that same reason, solar panels can still produce electricity on cloudy days. But depending on the cloud cover and the quality of the solar panels, efficiency can drop to anywhere from 10 to 25% of the energy output seen on a sunny day.

Fortunately, WhiteShark Energy supplies solar panels and PV modules with a record-breaking efficiency that use cells with a unique one-of-its-kind design to capture a broader range of the sun’s light including red and blue wavelengths. They preserve more energy compared to conventional solar panels on a cloudy day, making them a good choice for cloudy climates or if trees partially shade your roof during certain times of day.

Solar PV panels work by converting sunlight to direct current and then solar storage devices turns that into alternating current which is the type of power most houses run on. If it’s so sunny that your solar system produces far more electricity than you need, that AC power then goes back to the grid to be used by the utility which in many areas offers the homeowners a credit via net metering.

Key Facts You Didn’t Know About Solar Panels and Cloudy Weather

  • Solar power can work well in typically cloudy, cold locations. The cost of electricity – not the number of cloudy or cold days – is the biggest factor in determining whether solar saves people money on their electric bill. The high cost of electricity makes solar installation worth the investment for home and business owners.
  • Solar doesn’t need hot weather to generate electricity. Solar panels actually work best in places that are sunny and cold. When panels get above 77 degrees Fahrenheit, they tend to work less efficiently. That doesn’t mean they won’t work in traditionally hot places. Again, electricity costs – not the weather – play a bigger role in how solar PV panels can save homeowners/business owners money.
  • While partial shading – whether it is from natural or other sources – can decrease the amount of solar energy your system is generating, solar systems are engineered to prevent the effects of shading from causing all energy production to stop. If say, 20% of the solar PV panels are shaded by a tree limb, only 20% of the system’s energy production is temporarily diminished – but no more. Again qualified solar system installers in Odisha know how to design your system so that shading issues won’t be a problem. That’s why it’s imperative to work with a trusted solar panel installer and service provider. WhiteShark Energy is the best solar dealer in Bhubaneswar, Odisha with expertise in your community’s weather and installation rules and regulations, so they’re the best sources of knowledge on how solar will work on your home/office.

The bottom line is that a cloudy day shouldn’t darken anyone’s view toward considering switching to solar power.

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