“South Sound Solar employees from right Aaron Bonfield, Daniel Kuni and Brian Jones install one of 10 Itek solar panels on the roof of an Olympia home.”
Photo credit: Drew Perine, News Tribune
“Solar energy getting brighter; panels work even in cloudy Northwest”
“Overcast skies dont stop photovoltaic cells from pumping out the watts”
“At some point just about every homeowner gives a thought to solar energy. Who wouldnt like to power their house with the sun, watch their electric meter run backwards and never pay for a kilowatt again?
And then the clouds set in. This is the Northwest, after all, not sunny Arizona.
But the sun finally is rising for good on solar power. Costs have come down, efficiency has gone up and financial incentives are increasing the return on investment,” quoting Craig Sailor in the Tacoma News Tribune.
This writer has been using electricity from solar power as a primary power source since 1992.