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Old 11-19-2019, 08:50 PM
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I wish I would have seen this Video before I went with solar on my Home, This video just came out recently, I did not know a lot about solar and I studied what ever info i could get my hands on, Anyway I did go with solar after all, and the sales man was pushing a 95% solar system, meaning 95% of my electricity needs would come form solar, Yea Right, I wanted a system that was 125% of my needs so that I would not have to pay the electric company and would recieve some money back at the end of the year for generating more electricity than i used, well I got talked into a 95% system and I am Pissed off, at the end of the year I had to pay edison $920.00 that I was not expecting in electricity that I was using and it was showing on the bill but it was well hidden on page 5 I Had 8 more solar panels added to my Home, and that gives me a 112% system, 12% more than what i will be using, I am still ahead of the Game, the first system lease is $100.00 per month and the second system lease system is $49.00 a month, so my Electric Bill is about $150.00 per month, the average electric bill in my area is $200 to 300 per month.
My advice to anyone if they do go solar, is to get a 125% solar system and dont let the sales person talk you into any thing less than that, If they do try to sell you a smaller system, show them the Door and tell them to get the He!!! out of here LOL

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Thanks for the heads up. Was considering options on getting off the electric grid.
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Hi Don I learned the Hard Way but i was still Careful when getting my solar system, The Video shows people what to watch out for so a person is more informed, Take care and have fun, Chellie
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I went solar about 8 years ago when it was quite expensive then. My 4 kW system cost Au $11,000. (SMA Inverter) 21 Panels on my roof. Part of that cost was the Aluminium framework for mounting it all.
It has paid for itself twice over + some. My last bill was $3.60.
I would never get less than a 6kW system again then I would get no bills. My biggest winter bill running heating was about $200. Sometimes I have credit.
In time I will be replacing the whole system but have no intention of going off grid. Of course better panels are available now also.
I have not had to touch my system since install so it has been very reliable.
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Old 11-24-2019, 06:31 AM
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Cool, add 8 more panels to your system and you should Be Good To Go Solar panels do get weak over time, and the newer panels will prolong you from having to replace the whole system, solar panels have a life of about 25 years, so you are still good
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