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What should be the Orientation of Solar Panels

Generally in India, true north-south is very close to the magnetic north-south, but still it should be checked with shadow plot. There are many online tilt angle calculators, most optimized for Western conditions where high winter power consumption is a major issue. One should be careful while applying these models for Indian conditions. The only universal guideline is that panels should be flatter than latitude to get the maximum power for summer and steeper than latitude for most sun power in the winter. Continue reading

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