Is there enough sun here?

Solar energy production for selected cities in BC, Germany and Japan

Solar energy production for selected cities in BC, Germany and Japan

Yes, there is enough sun in rainy Metro Vancouver to generate electricity. The nation that generates the largest percentage of its electricity from photovoltaics is Germany and most of that country receives less annual sunlight than Vancouver. In fact solar energy provides 100% of the electricity needed for this small, energy conserving household in North Vancouver.

 

Solar Isolation Germany vs BC

 

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