I am at 35* N Lat, but when I plug that into PVWATTS, the best year round angle for my fixed PV array is 30*. Sundugdoug_kalmer
Whatever your angle is add 15 degrees. Your angle is only good for 21 June. Sun angles up to 15 degrees off the vertical will still absorb 95% of the sun lightldanby4122
I am located at 13° North Latitude. Take 90° - 13° = 77°. I set my panels at 77°. Why wouldn't just doing a simple subtraction work and set them at acebutours
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