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Non Roof Solar Panels

If you have a slightly larger house or a backyard with trees, bushes, or other vegetation that provide additional shade from the afternoon sunlight, then you can use some types of “non-roof solar panels” to offset energy costs for free. These are small-scale photovoltaic systems that can be installed by yourself, whether it’s on your property or within an apartment building.

Step one: Find out how much energy you use in your home

If you want to know how much solar power your roof can produce, first you need to figure out how much energy your home uses in a given month. This will vary depending on the size and type of your home, but for the average American family, it’s about 10,000 kilowatt hours per month. If you want to cover this with solar power, you’ll need a system that has at least 10 kilowatts of continuous power output or 1-2 kilowatts of intermittent power output. The following are some good options:

1) Residential rooftop solar panel system
2) Non-roof solar panels

Step two: Figure out the value of your rooftop solar capacity

The first step to getting solar panels for free is to figure out the value of your rooftop solar capacity. This will help you determine how much money you save by not purchasing a new roof. Here are some questions you should ask yourself before figuring out the value of your rooftop solar capacity:
1) How much sunlight does your property receive?
2) How often do you use electricity during the day, morning, and night?
3) What percentage of your home’s power consumption is used during these hours?
4) What is the cost per kilowatt-hour in your area?
5) What can you spend on a new roof for that cost?
6) Is there any way to reduce or eliminate this cost with shaded areas or energy-efficient appliances?
7) If so, what would that be worth in terms of reduced electricity bills?

Step three: Determine the costs of buying or leasing a solar system

Determining the cost of a solar system installation is a crucial step in the decision-making process. When you factor in the initial costs, as well as ongoing costs like utility bills, your overall investment becomes clearer.
There are two main choices: buying or leasing.
Buying a solar system will come with upfront costs, but it’s also likely to save you money over time because the system will produce energy for you for free.
Leasing a solar system provides more flexibility and helps to cover additional expenses that may not be covered by your utility company.
It’s important to carefully consider both options before deciding which option is right for your home and budget.

Other benefits of non-roof solar panels

One of the benefits of a non-roof solar panels is that, they are also aesthetically appealing and can be installed discreetly to blend in with your property’s existing design. In addition, they work well even during cloudy weather and they provide shade while producing renewable energy on a grassy backyard or the patio of an apartment building.


Solar panels are great, but they aren’t the only way to go solar. Non-roof solar panels are a great option for homeowners who want to lower their energy costs, but don’t want to deal with the hassle and expense of rooftop solar panels.

If you would like to know if we can install solar and put thousands of dollars in your pocket for doing it, use the form below to submit your electric bill for a no cost, no obligation evaluation.