How Many Panels Do I Need?

How Many Panels Do I Need For My Solar System?

The first thing someone asks when they begin to research the logistics of a solar system is “How many panels do I need?” There are 3 main factors to consider when figuring out how many solar panels your home or commercial space might need.

1. Current Cost?

On average, how much do you spend on your utility bills?

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average North and South Carolina resident spends around 113 to 140 dollars in electricity per month.

That is an estimated1,042 to 1,042 kWh per monthly consumption.

2. Location?

The location of your home or commercial building is also a key factor in the number of solar panels that will be installed.

For North and South Carolina residents, an ideal home for great solar use should have a minimal amount of shade on the roofing.

Each property and house may need to be tailored to a certain level of customization.

3. How much energy do you want to conserve?

A large misconception with renewable energy is that it eliminates all costs.

Depending on if your household or commercial space goals with solar are to eliminate cost or become net-zero is also a large factor.

Regardless, it is always important to make an effort to conserve energy and resources!

Still wondering, “How many panels do I need?”

When researching a solar system for your home, there are a few things to consider. Depending on your location, living situation, and goals will all play into how many solar panels your home or commercial location will need.

At Renu, we plan to achieve the best results for you or your business. If you’re ready to convert to solar energy, book a consultation today!

Why Renu

  • North/South Carolina Solar Installer
  • Licensed General Contractors 
  • Turn-key Company 
  • Free Consultation

With so many incentives to save money on your solar installation, contact us today to see how much you could save with solar!

Renu has installed over 4,500 solar systems since 2010, and is an expert in the solar industry. Specializing in industry leading customer service, Renu is. a turn-key company. Whether you’re just beginning to research your solar options or you’re ready to install a system tomorrow, Renu will be your smart. reliable. solar partner from the first phone call to installation and system energization.

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