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. The system pictured above  provides 100% of the electricity needed for this small, energy conserving household in North Vancouver.

 

 

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