Solar Terrain
Design and installation of solar powered systems in Philadelphia, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Bucks Counties.
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Arsenal trading muskets for panels

Rick Way - February 2nd, 2010

In the Bridesburg neighborhood of Philadelphia, the old Frankford Arsenal is no longer producing munitions to battle foreign enemies. It now produces "soldiers" to battle our war against dwindling fossil fuel supplies. A solar panel installation training facility has found a home.



Standard Grid Tied System

Philadelphia Solar Home

DC energy created by the PV panels runs into the inverter and creats an alternating current (AC). Then AC current is metered prior to heading back into the grid.

U.S. Solar Radiation

Philadelphia Solar Chart

This chart shows Philadelphia averages 1600 kW-yr.