6 Home Solar Myths Debunked

Hearing mixed messages about solar electric power? We dig into some energy facts to help refute six common renewable energy myths and reveal the many advantages of home solar technology.

Alamosa Solar Generating project
The Alamosa Solar Generating Project consists of over 500 dual-axis, pedestal mounted tracker assemblies, each producing 60 kW. Each tracker assembly is 70 ft. wide by 50 ft high and contains 7,560 fresnal lenses that concentrate sunlight by a multiple of 500 onto muIti junction cells. The photovoltaic assemblies are located on 225 acres in the San Luis Valley near Alamosa, CO.
Photo by Dennis Schroeder