Solar buddy

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With energy getting more and more expensive, more and more people are geting solar pannels for there house, But how do you know how much power your going to actually get? the sales people will tell you one thing but often your left shoft of what was promised.

By using Loal weather stations,  Solarbuddy can Accuratly esitmate the rate of return on an installed domistic solar system. this mean no more dogey quotes from the solar salesmen and let you get the most for your money

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List of weather stations: ftp://ftp.bom.gov.au/anon2/home/ncc/metadata/sitelists/stations.zip Gridded solar exposure data: Note -- attribution to the providers is required. JMA NOAA and BOM Acknowledgement should be in the form: 'Solar exposure data derived from satellite imagery processed by the Bureau of Meteorology from the Geostationary Meteorological Satellite series operated by Japan Meteorological Agency and from GOES-9 operated by the National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the Japan Meteorological Agency'. http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/austmaps/metadata-daily-solar-exposure.shtml http://www.bom.gov.au/tmp/cdio/IDCJAC0016_023124_2014.zip <span id="solarAnnVal">18.1</span> 1 kWh = 3.6 MJ Solar curves obtained from UQ solar data: http://solar.uq.edu.au/user/reportPower.php?dts=2014-00-00&dtra=year 25kW installed capacity, Gatton Campus, Building 8167 Nearest solar measurement station is station 40767, PA HOSPITAL, BRISBANE (2.018201 km away) The average daily solar exposure is 18.10 MJ/m2. (or 5.03 kWh/m2).

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