Ground-Mounted Solar Panels
A popular installation approach is ground-mounted solar. In situations where you have some ground area to work with free of shade, and when you want the array off your roof, consider this option.
About 30% of our solar installations for farms and homes are ground-mounted. We have installed some of the largest residential ground-mounted solar arrays in Illinois for homes with large electric bills.
Ground mounted solar considerations are economical installations and eliminate the need for rooftop work. Open frame structures allow greater ventilation of the panels improving electrical efficiency of the solar array since solar cell efficiency does drop under hot summer temperatures.
Other considerations when considering a ground-mounted solar array are summarized below: