Does solar produce power on cloudy or snowy days?

Solar panels' electricity production varies depending on the amount of sun hitting them. Cloudy days should still produce power, but at a reduced amount. 

Snow coverage will usually block production, but panels heat up and shed snow much faster than metal or shingle roofs. So depending on the amount and temperature, most people are back to producing within a couple days of a snow storm. 

Here's a really cool, unaffiliated video showing solar panels in the snow - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzhJvcNdwM8

Was this article helpful?
0 out of 0 found this helpful

Comments

0 comments

Please sign in to leave a comment.

Articles in this section

Our live chat hours:
9:00am - 5:00pm MT Monday to Friday
Follow us on Twitter
Follow Us on Instagram
Back to Help Center