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Windy city harnessing the ... sun

Rick Way - March 18th, 2010

Chicago, Illinois' largest city, which is known for it's strong winds (politician winds?), is looking to the sun to help meet the power demands of its 2 million-plus residents. ComEd, a city utility company, is planning to launch a solar panel pilot program. Read the story here.

 

 

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.