When the grid goes down, solar panels plus energy storage provide resiliency by ensuring you have electricity at your home even when the grid can’t provide power. For the Byes family, this resiliency was key when looking at solar for their home. With their solar and battery they are able to keep their home comfortable when the grid goes out and save on their monthly utility costs.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilkinson were looking for a way to save on their monthly utility costs while making a positive impact on their community. With solar, they have been able to do just that. As of April 2019, they have been able to offset approx. 35% of their utility costs each month, making their savings from Jan 2019 – April 2019 alone roughly $174 and over the course of 2018, they saved roughly $652.
Mr. Linkhorn is a long time Atlanta resident living in a neighborhood with one of the highest energy burdens in Georgia. Mr. Linkhorn was looking to save money on his monthly energy costs, especially in the summer months with the use of solar. To date, his solar energy system has helped him cut his monthly utility bills by 48%, and over the lifetime of his array is on track to save over $34,000.00 dollars.
With Georgia summers being so hot the Kent family wanted to find a way to add a shaded area beside their pool while also saving on utility costs. Solar was a perfect solution for them as they were able to get a pergola by their pool which provided much needed shade and the solar on top helps them to save on their monthly utility costs.
Super Lawn Trucks
Super Lawn Trucks had a 41.4kW solar energy system installed in 2019. Their system consists of 120 solar panels installed on the roof of Super Lawn Trucks’ manufacturing facility and it is expected to produce 63,000kWh annually, saving the company an estimated $7,500 off their power bills each year.
Montrose Animal Hospital and Shiloh Veterinary Hospital
Montrose Animal Hospital has a 60kW solar array while Shiloh Animal Hospital, which uses less energy on an annual basis, has a 39kW array. On average the systems produce around 45% of their total energy needs over the course of a year. This also meets the goal set by Dr. Davis to run at least 45% of the hospital’s energy needs with solar energy.
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