Off-Grid Solar Energy Bellefonte PA

Local resource for off-grid solar energy in Bellefonte, PA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to solar power system, flexible solar panels, off grid panels, and grid tie solar panels as well as advice and content on solar energy, and power output.

Sun Directed
(814) 31S-OLAR
PO Box 5262
Pleasant Gap, PA
Gehman Custom Remodeling
(610) 213-1700
660 Allendale Road
King Of Prussia, PA
Siding, Drywall and Plaster, Bathroom remodeling, Kitchen remodeling, Disability Alterations, Windows, Carpenters, Skylights, Roofing, Solar Energy, Inspection Services, Flooring, Basement remodeling, Painting, Architects & Designers, Multiple Room Renovation, Plaster & Stucco, Handyman, Patios, Walks, Stone Walls, Additions, Insulation, Real Estate, Framing, Garage & Carport, Electrical, Barns Sheds & Outbuildings, Cabinets, Home Builders, Doors, Ceilings, Ducts & Vents
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM M,T,W,T,F
Years in Business : 20 Years
Languages Spoken : English
Licensing Information
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : PAOAGHIC 297
Payment Options
Offers Financing, Accepts Credit Cards

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EarthNet Energy
(717) 414-7652
95 Brim Boulevard
Chambersburg, PA
Timothy A. Musser Co., Inc.
(610) 433-6380
213 North 14th Street
Allentown, PA

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Shipley Energy
(717) 771-1877
550 East King Street
York, PA

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Enviroedge Inc.
(814) 237-6527
1212 N Atherton sT
State College, PA
PV and Solar Thermal installations

Conectiv Energy
(610) 861-6130
2254 Applebutter Road
Bethlehem, PA

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Roofing Dynamics, Inc
(215) 491-9000
1605 Ramblewood Lane
Jamison, PA
consultant for roofing and solar panels

JW Environmental, Inc.
(610) 782-9115
P.O. Box 782
Whitehall, PA

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PACE Environmental
(610) 262-3818
5240 West Coplay Road
Whitehall, PA

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Off Grid PV Systems

The following are elements of off grid, independent solar electricity systems. Anyone with an off grid system will need to know how their system works and the basic function of all elements of their solar electric system.

Off-grid systems can be installed by a professional installer. Many amateur electricians and independent power enthusiasts create and engineer their own solar energy systems.

Components you really need to understand:

  • Solar panels collect sunlight and convert it into an electrical current. Solar panels are supported by solar mounts (or racks).
  • Backup generator. These are required for emergencies and to cover your energy when you get weeks without sunshine. Some true greens will forego these, as they are noisy and polluting.
  • An inverter is an important part of many energy systems. It converts direct current (DC) energy into more widely usable alternating current (AC) energy.
  • Batteries store energy for later use. To learn more see our page on batteries.
  • Wiring to the house's "normal electricity." By this, we mean the house's breaker panel and beyond that, what electricians call your "load."
  • A system meter measures how full your battery is, how much electricity the panels are producing and how much electricity you are using.

Smaller elements:

  • A main DC disconnect is found in any battery-based system, between the battery and the inverter. This is a large breaker to allow easy shut off, for battery se...

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