Solar Trackers Broomfield CO

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Colorado Renewable Energy Society
(303) 806-5317
3245 Eliot St.
Denver, CO
 
Direct Solar, Inc.
(720) 279-4359
P.O. Box 27826
Lakewood, CO
Services
Renewable Solar Energy Equipment Sales, Installations, Designs, Permits and Financing.

SolarWorks! LLC
(970) 382-2624
270 East 8th Ave.
Durango, CO
Services
Solar PV, Solar Thermal, wind, boilers, in-floor heat

Direct Solar, Inc.
(720) 279-4359
P.O. Box 27826
Lakewood, CO
Services
Renewable Solar Energy Equipment Sales, Installations, Designs, Permits and Financing.

Sustainable Balance Systems
(970) 946-8871
531 E. 3rd Ave.
Durango, CO
Services
Solar electric and solar thermal, radiant heating, mechanical control room installation

Lighthouse Solar
(303) 638-4562
3550 Frontier
Boulder, CO
Services
Solar Electric Installation

Colorado Renewable Energy Society
(303) 806-5317
3245 Eliot St.
Denver, CO
 
Lighthouse Solar
(303) 638-4562
3550 Frontier
Boulder, CO
Services
Solar Electric Installation

The Energy Auditors
(719) 406-3695
P.O. Box 9074
Pueblo, CO
Services
Energy Audits, HERS Ratings

A Tin Man Heating & Air Conditioning, LLC
(719) 406-3689
P.O. Box 9074
Pueblo, CO
Services
Geothermal Heat Pumps

Solar Panel Tracking

As the earth moves through a yearly cycle (through the real solar system, that is), the angle of sunlight changes. To maximize your system output, you can track the sun as it changes position. You can purchase automatic solar trackers or you can track the sun yourself, by adjusting your solar panels accordingly.

Here's a rough guide as to how you might simply do that yourself:

  • Early February: set your solar panel at the same angle as your latitude.
  • Early May: set your solar panels at your angle of latitude minus 15 degrees.
  • Early August: set your solar panel at the same angle as your latitude.
  • Early November: set your solar panel at your angle of latitude plus 15 degrees.

Automatic solar tracking

For a more meticulously efficient solar energy system, you might look into purchasing an automatic solar tracker. These are solar "pathfinders" that follow the sun's daily path, to garner maximum power of the sun, for your pole mounted system.

For the vast majority of people, though, a solar tracker is only a neat "toy" you might buy for the fun of it and nothing else-the cost is not really warranted.

The best compensation for the problem of low sun angle is to simply purchase an extra panel....

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