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John

A steep multi-pitch roof with solar arrays installed on three different roof planes, each with a different tilt and azimuth. Significant shading from the nearby trees. Enough shading that the customer did not qualify for the Energy Trust of Oregon or Oregon Residential Energy Tax Credit incentives. So instead we enrolled the home owner in the PGE Solar Payment Program (commonly referred to as the Oregon Feed in Tariff). This program has no minimum resource requirement (75% for the other incentives), as incentive payments are based solely on the amount the system produces. Due to these variable we opted to install high-efficiency SolarWorld modules paired with Enphase Micro Inverters. We are happy to report that a year in the system has produced 130% of estimated! When there is any shading at the location of the solar array, it is always best to go with micro inverters. You will produce more energy for every watt you install, and the entire system - modules and inverters are warrantied for 25 years. And nothing beats the Enphase Enlighten monitoring system! Check in with us today to see what we can do for you!

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Quick Facts
Average Annual Savings

$4,500

Energy Needs Met

50% to 74%

of electricity

Net Investment

$23,600

Return on Investment

38.1%

What You Need to Know

Maintenance Requirements:

None! Solar PV has no filters, pumps, moving parts - nothing to maintain or check up on!

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