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CoverDeveloped by Montana State University Extension and the University of Wyoming
Adapted with permission

This guide is one in the Exploring Energy Efficiency and Alternatives (E3A): Solar Electricity for the Home, Farm or Ranch series. This one provides a list of questions that will help you determine if a solar electric system will work for your building or site.


  • Roof angle
  • Roof condition
  • Roof orientation
  • Roof size
  • Roof sun exposure


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