Livingston, Doug; Hollis, Scott
November 2008
Mother Earth News;Winter2008, p72
The article offers guide to using grid-tied solar systems, which is being considered as a simple way to switch to renewable energy at home. The most important factor in deciding to install a grid-tied solar system is whether the state or area has net metering. Net metering means the utility will trade electricity, giving credit for any excess power produced by renewable energy system for the grid. One of the greatest advantages of a grid-tied system is that buying a large battery bank may be prevented.


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