How much space will my system need?

The amount of space needed is based on the size, or generating capacity, of the solar energy system. Residential solar energy systems can vary in size from 50 square feet to 1,000 square feet. A rule of thumb is that a square foot of photovoltaic module area produces 10 watts of power in bright sunlight. For example, a 2,000 watt system would require about 200 square feet of roof area.

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1. What types of renewable generation are supported by Alameda Municipal Power?
2. What are the benefits of installing a solar photovoltaic generating system?
3. Can I install a battery storage system with my solar system?
4. Is my property a good fit for solar?
5. Will my solar system generate all the power I need?
6. How big should my system be?
7. How much space will my system need?
8. How much will it cost?