Category Archives: solar

What is Solar Battery Back-Up Power?

Back-up power allows you to continue using certain (or all) appliances when utility provided electricity is not available. If a¬†storm knocks out your power or you simply want to disconnect from the grid, a back-up power system with a bank of batteries can be kept charged with solar panels OR BY THE GRID WHEN IT… Continue Reading

Commercial Solar Power for Membrane Roofs

Sun City Solar installed a Commercial Solar Power system with the mounting hardware designed specifically for membrane roofs. Membrane roofing is a type of roofing system typically for commercial¬† buildings. It is used on flat or nearly flat roofs to prevent leaks and move water off the roof. Therefore, while membrane roofs are great, penetrating… Continue Reading

Clean Solar Panels Increase Energy Output

Anything that blocks sunlight from your solar panels, such as tree branches, dirt and leaves can reduce your energy output. The Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) states that energy output can be decreased by about 10% due to dirt and other residues. In areas with heavy bird droppings, pollution, dust or pollen, the efficiency can… Continue Reading