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Considering buying a 1000 watt solar panel kit and wondering what it can power?

asked 2017-02-13 13:29:00 -0600

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Can anyone provide a baseline/comparison point for what 1000 watts of solar power can realistically offer energy for? Would it cover a heated pool for example?

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answered 2017-03-20 15:29:49 -0600

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updated 2017-03-20 15:29:49 -0600

A 1,000 watt solar panel kit will generate anywhere from 1,200 to 1,600 kilowatt-hours per year depending on where you live and what direction your panels face. That isn't typically enough to heat a pool for an entire year. However, according to the Department of Energy, 1,200 kWh/year would be enough to power your major appliances (refrigerator, clothes washer & dryer, dishwasher, microwave, etc.).

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