I am told the photovoltaics are more efficient at these temperatures. Go get’em, sun.
Good news is, they tell me these babies are real efficient at sunny and twenty below.
Electric bill for April shows the average temperature for that month last year was 46.9 degrees Fahrenheit. Average temperature this year, 38.2 degrees. I thought so. Good news is the sun came out just enough that the photovoltaics (I call’em solar panels) generated $57.91 worth of juice.
Talked on the telephone with former ‘Sconnie resident Megan Zabel recently. You can read the exchange here. Honest, I didn’t set that pager off myself.
Typing gingerly. More on that later. It was a digging out morning. Zero degrees and all the heavy snow carved by a wind that pressed and howled the whole night through, abating only as the sun rose. Some standard shoveling, a couple of sled-loads of firewood, a slight delay while I heated the starter so the plow truck would…View post