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Reply #6 - Jun 20th, 2013 at 5:04am
 
Some off grid people opt to get a wind turbine. Usually when the weather is bad or changes the wind is blowing. That's the only way I can see to solve the bad weather problem.

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Reply #5 - Jun 19th, 2013 at 9:41pm
 
My solar panel system takes some problem with changing of weather . What its solution ???


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Reply #4 - May 4th, 2013 at 3:23am
 
Aric Dyson wrote on May 2nd, 2013 at 10:42pm:
I am new to solar panels. I have a question with regards to this topic, If there is no sun or if it is rainy days. Would your solar panels work? Even if they don't get solar energy coming from the sun?
Here's what I tell people...

When it's cloudy outside is it dark as night?

They say "No". And that's why you still get power on cloudy days!

It depends on how dark the clouds are but on most cloudy days look at the light outside and how bright it is, on days like that I get about 50% power from my panels, which isn't bad.

In light "thin" clouds it gets better, almost as much as a good day because the scattered light gets picked up by the panels from all directions all day long.

A lot of times the clouds go away part of the day or there are gaps and it gets a lot of power then too.

It also depends on where you live and if you get a lot of cloudy days.

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Reply #3 - May 2nd, 2013 at 10:42pm
 
I am new to solar panels. I have a question with regards to this topic, If there is no sun or if it is rainy days. Would your solar panels work? Even if they don't get solar energy coming from the sun?
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Reply #2 - Feb 19th, 2013 at 12:04am
 
One reason for that is that voltage output drops as the panels heat up. Itís not really a problem, just a natural phenomenon.
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Reply #1 - Nov 16th, 2012 at 1:54am
 
Yes, its true..any solution for these types of problem..
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Solar panels getting more power on a scattered, cloudy day!
May 26th, 2012 at 10:28pm
 
I got more total power today when there were these scattered clouds. They reflect the sun and the panels make more amps.

Sometimes they block the sun but in this case they mostly stayed around the sun, creating a sort of mirror in the sky.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMgY4HSEnsQ
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