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Charles Smith Solar Residence

Project Information

System Type: Roof Top
Panel Type: BP 175
Panel Count: 54
Inverter Type: 3 – Xantrex 3
System Size: 7.56 kW

Location Information

City: Encinitas
State: California

Ecological Impact

The Smith Family's solar power system will produce enough clean electricity to offset any one of the following over the 25 year life of the system:

The carbon sequestered by
3,830
seedlings grown for 10 years.
The CO2 emissions from
16,743
gallons of gasoline consumed
The CO2 emissions from
6,223
bottles of BBQ propane burned.

Charles Smith Solar Residence Video

The Charles Smith solar residence is a standard HelioPower residential installation located in Encinitas, California. The installation was a 54 panel, 7.56kW BP 175 system with a Xantrex 3 inverter that was designed to power both his pool house and main home.  HelioPower provided design, engineering, construction and utility commissioning for the solar installation, delivering the project within the span of four days.

HelioPower’s integrated turnkey energy solutions enabled the Smith Residence to achieve their renewable energy  objectives.

In the video below, Mr. Smith shows us how solar energy powers his home, pool pump, spa, fountain and even the electric motorcycle that takes him to lunch.

HelioPower has been a local Solar San Diego energy contractor for residential, commercial and government systems since 2001. Interested? Learn more here.