• Project Name: Residential PV Electricity System
  • Project Size: 9.125k
  • Panels: 25 SOLARIA PowerXT-365R-PD
  • Location: Lakeville, Minnesota
  • Commissioned: 2020
Optimizing both southeast and southwest facing roof planes, Optimum Energy Group helped this homeowner maximize their solar electricity production generating 11.395kWh their first year! This neat 9.125k solar energy system produces well over 100% of the family’s electrical use powering their appliances, computers, televisions throughout the day with renewable solar energy!  The excess electricity produced by their solar system is fed back into the Xcel grid increasing the utilities renewable energy mix and earning added Net Metering dollars for our homeowner.
Project Specs The dramatic environmental benefits from this Lakeville, Minnesota rooftop mounted solar array is equivalent to sequestering as much carbon as 6.44 forested acres per year, and include producing enough clean energy kW’s to offset the greenhouse gas emissions from burning 8,444 coal lbs. per year and eliminating 18,711 vehicle miles per year, a win-win for the everyone!  On the financial side, almost half of the total installed cost of this solar system was offset by solar incentives including the 26% Solar Federal Tax Credit which offset the system price by approx $7026. and Xcel Energy Solar Rewards of roughly $7799. over 10 years. This gorgeous home increased in estimated value by approximately $9450. with the addition of solar.