Will shading or roof pitch affect solar production? - Goldin Solar, LLC

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Yes, shading and roof pitch both affect solar production. Production is highest when the array is not shaded at all. A small amount of shading is tolerated because the SolarEdge DC-optimizers we use prevent shading on one panel from affecting the entire array.

The optimum roof pitch for year-round solar production is equal to the latitude of the array, facing south in the northern hemisphere. However, Florida’s proximity to the equator means that many other roof pitches are acceptable, including flat and east or west.

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