Photovoltaic Systems: All About Grid-Connected PV Systems

A grid-connected PV system is the least expensive and lowest-maintenance option for a home solar electric system. Could it be right for you? Get familiar with its components, how it works, and the pros and cons of seizing the sun’s energy via a grid-tied PV system.

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Grid-connected PV systems represent the majority of all new solar electric systems in the United States. They’re the least expensive of all systems and require the least maintenance, primarily because they contain no batteries. In essence, the electrical grid becomes your battery bank.