Living Off the Grid: Solar Power for Homes, 1994 Guide

Incremental improvements have made solar power for homes a more viable alternative than it was in the 1970s, when cost and performance issues eventually blunted enthusiasm for the technology.

solar power for homes - sunlight hours per day
The top diagram shows sunlight hours per day as a national average. The bottom diagram shows sunlight hours per day from December 2 through January 4. Sunlight data courtesy of Sunelco Inc.
SCOTT MACNEILL