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    Question Using outdoor solar lighting can save your money if you ?

    Using outdoor solar lighting can save your money if you put those in your house at night time? Yes it does!
    It saved me 30 dollars every months or more!
    I wonder if you all have ever thought of that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by evelienjanssens View Post
    Using outdoor solar lighting can save your money if you put those in your house at night time? Yes it does!
    It saved me 30 dollars every months or more!
    I wonder if you all have ever thought of that?
    If you are spending $30 monthly on outdoor landscape lighting, at 15c KWh, that's 200KWh of electricity you were using from the grid. split over 30 days - that's 6.6KWh each night.

    If you were in a great solar harvest area, and got 5 hours of sunlight a day, you would only need about 3,000 watts of solar PV & batteries. Just 3,000w of PV will cost you about $3 watt installed if you DIY, so are you saying you only spent $9,000 on a PV system to save $30 in a monthly bill ?
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    Mike - You are raining all over the guys green parade - confusing potential customers with facts

    6 kWh per night for lighting would be either for a very large place or one very well lit up!

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    Perhaps it's a prison the OP is lighting up.
    that takes a lot of light.
    And running the LED manufacturing portion there they have to save every penny they can.
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    Living off grid is a lot like a prison.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sunking View Post
    Living off grid is a lot like a prison.
    No. more like being a slave.
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