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Tilted Arrays Compensate for Shade Trees

Owner: Mark Squire
Geographic location: San Anselmo, California
System output: 4,769 watts
Configuration: 48 Kyocera KC120-1 modules & 2 SMA SunnyBoy inverters
How/where mounted: Roof mount on TileTrac tilt mount racks
Estimated savings: (unknown)
Rebate amount: $21,550
Date of installation: June 29, 2002
Designer: Kyocera
Installer: Roy Phillips/Don Barch
CCEnergy Rep: Don Barch

Tilted PV modules are mounted at varying angles calculated to compensate for heavily treed area.

PV array as it appears from the street.

Special brackets anchor the tilted modules to the pitched roof securely.