Spring season is the best time to go for solar as it is marked with clear weather, more sunlight everywhere and very less amount of humidity in the atmosphere.
pring months for the countries in the Northern Hemisphere are March, April and May, while for the Southern hemisphere countries, these are September, October and November.
You know these months’ offer the ideal conditions for the solar PV systems to perform at its peak.
This is the right time for the homeowners, who actually want to install the solar roof at their residences and want to enjoy the benefits of their solar PV systems in the summers.
Well, the solar PV system, if installed in this season can offer the following advantages to the homeowners:
(1) More sunshine than the remaining seasons
Spring is the time which is associated with good solar insolation, long sun hours and very low amount of humidity.
The solar PV system performs very effectively in this time period as you can enjoy more solar power. The long sun hours make solar panels produce power for longer hours in a day.
Spring season offers a favorable operating temperature to the solar system. The average temperature during this season is around or below 25°C which makes solar panels produce more power than their rated power, as the output of the solar panels increases with the decrease in temperature below 25°C.
In the spring season, the moisture content or the relative humidity in the atmosphere is very low and your panels receive sunlight with full intensity as humidity lowers the performance of the solar panels by reducing the intensity of the sunlight falling on their surface.
(2)You are preparing yourself beforehand for the summers
The pre and post installation of a solar PV system is a time-consuming process as you need to monitor its performance regularly and any reduction in the output power must be reported to the installer, so that corrective measures can be taken in time.
If you start this process well before summers then you get a sufficient amount of time to monitor and address all the output related issues to the installer. So, by the time summer season arrives, when there is high demand, your solar PV system is fully functional & ready to offer you smooth & interrupt free solar electricity.
(3) The extra or unused solar units can be fed to grid through Net Metering
As the summer season arrives, the demand for electricity increases and so is the demand for solar PV systems.
The service turnaround time of the solar installers gets increased, as now they are servicing more clients in the same time slot as compared to when they were servicing during the spring season.
The installation time can get extended; the quality of service can be affected and there will be delays in attending the service request or other system related queries because of their busy schedule. It could be possible that you might not enjoy the real benefit of solar power in the summer season.
(4) Solar companies get busy in summers
During the spring season, the weather is pleasant therefore, you do not require air conditioners or coolers to cool your home.
But your solar PV system is performing at its fullest and is generating more units than rest of the other seasons.
These extra or unused units can be fed into the grid supply through Net metering and for which you gets credit, which is reflected in your electricity bill and can be utilized during summers, when demand for electricity rises.
So, spring time actually helps in generating more units, saving your electricity bill and hence creating an extra cushion for summers.
The above benefits and advantages have made it clear that spring season is actually a right and an ideal time to have a solar system at your roof top.
You actually get enough time to monitor the performance of your solar system and your queries are attended in short time. Therefore, getting early is the best way to beat the summers and avail the benefit of solar at your home.
The experienced and good solar panel installing company can guide you on how to start the process. So, friends go ahead and get it installed as it will be a win-win situation both for you and the solar company.