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Large Chester County Solar Farm Facing Challenges

Rick Way - February 13th, 2012

Ambitious solar plan facing some obstacles.

"When Bob Keares proposed building Pennsylvania's largest solar farm in the heart of Chester County, he expected a warm reception, certainly from environmentalists.
With 35,000 panels arrayed on a steep slope in Caln Township, the farm would generate 10 megawatts of energy, pollution-free. It could power 2,000 homes, he asserted, while reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 200,000 tons over 40 years - equivalent to planting eight million trees."

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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.

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Philadelphia Solar Chart

This chart shows Philadelphia averages 1600 kW-yr.