Typically, the rain and snow will naturally clean your solar array. However, summers of smoke and ash or heavy soiling due to dust or bird droppings can affect the production of your array and you may find it necessary to clean the array more often.
I am the Solar Administrator for True South Solar. I obtain permits for each client through a dozen different city and county jurisdictions and provide a growing amount of required documentation to untangle complex legal webs.
“Because inverters are tied to each panel, inefficiencies within a given panel do not drag down the rest of the system, thereby increasing the resiliency of the system’s efficiency,” said True South Solar’s Eric Hansen.
I am the Sales Manager at True South Solar. When I started True South Solar with Eric Hansen, I was an installer and I’m still a licensed solar electrician. These days managing sales and design takes up most of my time.
True South Solar has been an active and supportive member of our community since its creation in 2010. Over the years, we have worked with a number of local organizations in partnerships, sponsorships, and innovative solar installation projects.
I'm the Office Manager at True South Solar. My scope is to oversee the daily operations, monitor inventory, and procurement of our solar equipment. I track all accounts receivables and accounts payables and oversee each project to make sure they're moving through the pipeline in a timely manner.
Learn about the numerous ways solar energy can be harvested. The amount of sunlight that reaches the earth every day is truly staggering. An estimate from the US Department of Energy states that more sunlight hits the earth in an hour than the entire world uses in a year.
The number of solar installations in the United States has officially surpassed 2 million, according to the latest data from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
Your Story is very important to us. The reviews you provide are an important part of how we continuously improve. Your experience also plays a critical role in the future of solar. A majority of customers seek reviews prior to making a choice.
True South Solar is now a Tesla Powerwall Certified Installer, which means we now offer a customized solar-plus-battery solution that enables you to access the abundant power of the sun and reduces your reliance on fossil fuels.
Q: What is your role on the True South Solar team?
I’m currently a licensed LRT (Limited Renewables Technician) Apprentice and take classes at Clackamas Community College to learn the trade. I am an installer and the lead for job site safety which is an important role on the crew. I started in July of 2017.
There are many great reasons for installing solar on your home or business, and luckily there are a number of ways you can cut the costs of installation. True South Solar is a strong advocate for policy that makes solar energy more accessible for everyone! Give us a call to see how much you can save on your solar installation.
True South Solar, like the rest of the solar industry, has been moving forward, growing and progressing. We’re installing super-efficient systems, breaking records, working on storage solutions, hiring new folks, and as always, supporting our wonderful community through outreach and sponsorships.