kW
Key capacity factor
kW measures the maximum output by a solar panel system.
Solar panel systems with higher kW output generate more renewable electricity… more
kW measures the maximum output by a solar panel system.
Solar panel systems with higher kW output generate more renewable electricity.

Actual output is determined by local weather, orientation, and shading.
Under ideal conditions, 1 kW of install capacity will produce 1,200 kWh of renewable electricity.
To compare, the average family uses 9,000 kWh to power lights, electronics and appliances over a year.

Electricity generated by a solar panel system can be used immediately or stored in batteries.
With Utility approval, excess electricity can be fed into the grid and used to reduce energy bills. less
Typical range of NEW solar panel systems:
3 kW
Solar electric
5 kW
Solar electric
10 kW
Solar electric
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