Should Solar Face West not South?

A new study from Austin’s Pecan Street Research Institute finds that residential solar PV panels oriented to the west may have more benefits for homeowners — at least in the summer and in Austin, Tex. That research flies in the face of conventional wisdom that PV panels should face south where the amount of sunlight that can hit them is maximized. 

via Renewable Energy News – RenewableEnergyWorld.com http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2013/11/should-solar-face-west-not-south-maybe-for-austins-summers?cmpid=rss

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