Installing a Solar Photovoltaic System

Laurie Guevara-Stone shares the story of a family who were able to keep their modern-day comforts while installing a solar photovoltaic system to save on electricity costs.



Chris Banks (pictured under his solar panels) and Paula Minucci saved money by installing a solar photovoltaic system using 1 kilowatt that powers their off-grid home near Carbondale, Colorado.
Chris Banks (pictured under his solar panels) and Paula Minucci saved money by installing a solar photovoltaic system using 1 kilowatt that powers their off-grid home near Carbondale, Colorado.
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Wattage chart for typical applicances.
Wattage chart for typical applicances.
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Chart: Electric load estimation.
Chart: Electric load estimation.
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