There is no question that solar energy is a reliable source of power especially in a tropical country like the Philippines, but then we are always asked this one question: DOES SOLAR WORK AT NIGHT? What happens to my solar energy system when the sun is out?’
How does solar function at night?
During night time, your solar panels do not produce energy since it needs sunlight to generate electricity in the first place. While this may be a disadvantage, it does not necessarily mean you cannot “use” your solar power at night. Your solar energy system still provides you solutions – even when the sun is out.
Grid Tie Solar
Through the “net metering” program, all the excess power generated by your PV system is exported to the utility grid to offset your night time and weekend energy usage. There is no need to manually flip switches for this to happen since grid tie system is seamlessly interconnected to your gird, so when there is no enough energy coming from your panels, it automatically switches the source of your power to the grid. In essence, your solar is technically asleep at night, but it’s still “working” for you because the power that was generated during the daytime is offsetting the power you’re using at night time.
Off-Grid or Hybrid Solar
Not only that – if you have an off-grid or hybrid solar setup, your solar panels can charge your energy storage or batteries during the daytime. The stored energy in your batteries will then supply and power your home throughout the night. These kind of solar setups provide energy independence from the grid and solution for areas with very unstable supply of power. At the same time, you can also coordinate with your solar provider on how to configure your system for both net metering and battery storage, so that your solar can work seamlessly.
This only proves that even if it’s night time and the sun is out, your solar energy system continues to work and provide the benefits you completely deserve!
Turning on the sun
At Solaric, we appeal to Filipino sensibilities of approachability, service and value. Before we give a quotation, we learn how you use energy. We determine the best ways to maximize your return on a hard-earned investment. We present different strategies to ensure that you achieve your solar goals. We want to ensure reduced expenses and increased savings so that you make that one-time wise business and environmental investment. We always do our best to deliver fast, efficient, and thorough customer service. We are in the business of not just selling solar panels – but also enabling solar-powered lifestyles. With this, we want to provide endless satisfaction by delivering Solaric Service Satisfaction, ranging from permanent reduction of electric bills to the ultimate ZERO bill.
Solaric is the leader in rooftop solar
Solaric has established its name across the renewable industry as a proven and reputable rooftop solar leader. Backed by decades of experience, Solaric has installed more than 50% of residential rooftop solar in the Philippines and has delivered significant cost reductions in electricity expenses, as well as milestone contributions to a cleaner, greener, and renewable future. We want every Filipino to enjoy the benefits of clean and renewable power. Welcome to the new generation of solar and turning on the sun.
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