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Age: 55 - 64
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Corona, CA, USA
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I bought a 8.5kw system but my max I ever got was 5kw. Is this like MPG in the best of the best conditions that's what I can get. How do I get an 8kw system? Can I add more panels?
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June 30, 2015
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Solar Status: SunPower Customer
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Age: 55 - 64
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Corona, CA, USA
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Can a solar Installer not registerd under Sunpower installers list install a sunpower system?

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Solar Status: Interested in Solar
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Age: 35 - 44
Manchester CT
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June 28, 2015
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Solar Status: Interested in Solar
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Age: 35 - 44
Manchester CT
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Can I parallel online solar system with utility grid and diesel generator?

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Solar Status: Solar Enthusiast
Loyal SunPower customer for: Under 1 year
Gender: Male
Age: 65+
SunPower system: No
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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I have 500 KW diesel generator as a standby power if grid fails. I want to put 500 KW on-grid solar to support load and feed if any excess energy back to grid. What precautions one should take to safe guard to have a smooth operation?
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June 18, 2015
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Solar Status: Solar Enthusiast
Loyal SunPower customer for: Under 1 year
Gender: Male
Age: 65+
SunPower system: No
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
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Upgrading existing Sunpower system

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Solar Status: SunPower Customer
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Age: 45 - 54
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Brentwood, CA, USA
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I purchased a new home with a 2.3kw (10 panel) system and I am thinking about adding an additional 10 panels. Does Sunpower do upgrades? and if so is financing offered for upgrades?
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June 13, 2015
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Solar Status: SunPower Customer
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Age: 45 - 54
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Good Afternoon!

Yes, you can add an additional 10 panels to your existing SunPower system. As long as you have the necessary roof space, and an electrical system that can accommodate the additional solar backfeed. If you would like to get more information, or schedule a consultation with one of our consultants, please don't hesitate to contact us for a customized, no obligation quote.

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June 18, 2015
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Solar Status: SunPower Dealer
Walnut Creek, CA, USA
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Does the Solar Panels save the produced electricity ?

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Solar Status: Interested in Solar
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Age: 18 - 24
Saudi
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Hi All,

Does the Solar Panels save the produced electricity ?

if I had enough efficiency of the solar panel system,

will the produced power be saved until tomorrow ?

Thank you

Regards.
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June 10, 2015
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Solar Status: Interested in Solar
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Age: 18 - 24
Saudi
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How do I give my panels a good cleaning?

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Solar Status: SunPower Customer
Loyal SunPower customer for: 1-3 years
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Age: 55 - 64
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Penryn
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I have a ground mount on my farm. When tilling or mowing, dusty dirt covers the panels. I usually hose them down in the morning, but they still look fairly dirty later in the day. What is the best way to clean the panels? A brush? Squeegee? Cleaner - what kind? Thanks!
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June 7, 2015
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Solar Status: SunPower Customer
Loyal SunPower customer for: 1-3 years
Gender: Male
Age: 55 - 64
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What happens when one of the panels crack? Does it effect my solar production? Is it an electrical hazard?

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Arizona, USA
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June 3, 2015
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Arizona, USA
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Offline Notification

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Solar Status: SunPower Customer
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Age: 35 - 44
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Phoenix, AZ, USA
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Is there a way to get notified automatically if my system goes offline? I want a email if my system is off for a day. That way I lose the least amount of generation potential while I schedule someone to come and fix it.
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June 2, 2015
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Solar Status: SunPower Customer
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Age: 35 - 44
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Phoenix, AZ, USA
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What is the total kw that Sunpower has installed from inception of company to date

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Solar Status: Solar Enthusiast
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Lancaster, CA, USA
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what is the total kw that Sunpower has installed from inception of company to date?
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May 29, 2015
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Solar Status: Solar Enthusiast
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Age: 55 - 64
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Lancaster, CA, USA
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On a lease contract, is there a lean placed on the home?

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Solar Status: Interested in Solar
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Bakersfield, CA, USA
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May 23, 2015
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