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Rooftop Solar Stood Up to Sandy

Big solar installers report almost no damage, even in hardest hit areas

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Rooftop Solar Stood Up to Sandy
Photo: Alexis Kwasinski

before and after shots of solar panels along river side

Photos: Left, Riverside Renewable Energy; Right, Alexis Kwasinski
Before and After: A large rooftop solar installation in Gloucester, New Jersey, lost some panels during Hurricane Sandy.
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15 November 2012—Glass panels on rooftops and hurricane force winds don’t sound like the greatest of combinations, but solar power companies say their customers’ rooftop installations stood up very well to Hurricane Sandy’s onslaught.

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