Is it sunny enough here?

A question we often hear from customers is "Is it sunny enough where I live to generate enough electricity?"  We assume that desert regions are the only places where solar panels make sense, but that's actually NOT true at all!

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Take a look at this map of the US and the amount of "solar resource" in various locations.  One would assume that a state such as Florida, would have more solar resource than states in the Midwest.  But that isn't the case!  Check out where Illinois ranks on the solar resource continuum! Looks like there's plenty of "sun power" in the Midwest!  

Shine on, friends!