Our Solar Panels 2 Years On (And What We Wished We’d Have Known)

From Transport Evolved.

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Back in 2021, we took the plunge and had 15 kilowatts of solar panels installed on the roof of Nikki’s home, where the Transport Evolved studio is based.

Two years and three summer later, here’s what we’ve learned, how the panels are performing, and what we wished we’d have known before taking the plunge.

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00:00 – Sponsor shoutout
00:13 – Introduction
02:19 – Generation Statistics
04:11 – Solar Panel Output?
06:41 – Reliability
07:11 – Sponsor Segment: Energy Sage
08:29 – What we’d known: Cleaning
09:52 – What we wish we’d known: integrations with other systems
13:35 -What we wish we’d known: better planning for electrical cables, boxes
14:07 – A-grade vs A*-grade
14:56 – Thanks, and Goodbye!


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Script: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield, Kate Walton-Elliott
Presenter: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Editor, Colorist: Michael Horton
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2023

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