Rachel Anderson

Rachel Anderson

Rachel Anderson is the PE Solar Vice President of Operations and a SEI certified solar specialist. Rachel has 8 years experience directing residential photovoltaic installations and supporting renewable technologies.

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Why Is my 10kw system not always producing 10kw?

By Rachel Anderson on May 2, 2020 3:34:07 PM

A common and valid QUESTION.

Recently a customer bought a 10kW system and as he monitored its output he noted the MAX generation was 8 KW.  Like many customers he was thinking this was off and there was something wrong with the system. I was able to easily explained to him that this is normal and wanted to share the quick and easy explanation for this difference in name plate system size and actual real time output. Here is how it works and why panels do not generate their rated capacity.

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