solar System

65.2 kW
system size
326,689 kWh
lifetime energy

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Data Provider: SolarEdge
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13,006 heads of lettuce

As a population, we need clean water to drink and to produce our food. Growing a single head of lettuce requires 3.5 gallons of clean water. Good thing Takoma Village installed solar, helping save more than 44,338 gallons of water...enough for 13,006 heads of lettuce.


7,793 heads of broccoli

Growing crops uses a ton of water (it takes more than 5 gallons of water to grow a single head of broccoli), so good thing Takoma Village installed solar. In total, they have saved 41,749 gallons of water, enough to grow 7,793 heads of broccoli.


1,941 trees planted

Takoma Village has quite the green thumb. Their solar installation has offset the carbon emissions equivalent to planting 1,941 trees.


Enough water for 1,078 showers

Takoma Village doesn't take clean water for granted. Their solar installation has saved enough water to take 1,078 showers.


302,277 pots of coffee

There will be no yawning for Takoma Village, their solar installation has produced enough electricity to make 302,277 pots of coffee.


672,063 hours of TV

Is there a marathon of your favorite show coming up? Ask Takoma Village if you can come over. Their solar installation has produced enough electricity to power a television for 672,063 hours.


448,866 hours of slow cooking

I hope you're hungry! Takoma Village's solar installation has generated enough electricity to power a slow cooker for 448,866 hours. That's a lot of chili!


281,779 miles in an electric vehicle

Takoma Village's solar installation has produced enough power to charge an electric vehicle 2,605 times. That's enough juice to drive more than 281,779 miles


2,447 gallons of gasoline

To date, Takoma Village's solar installation has offset the emissions of more than 2,447 gallons of gasoline, helping improve the air quality for the entire community.


Burn less gas.

Takoma Village's solar installation has produced the same amount of energy as burning 1,543 gallons of gasoline. As the grid continues to get cleaner, and as electric vehicles continue to grow in popularity, we will need less and less fossil fuels to get around.


Installing solar has gotten easy

If Takoma Village can install solar, so can you. Ask around about how installing solar has gotten easy.


Clean energy technologies don't use a lot of water

To produce the same amount of energy as Takoma Village's solar installation, a nuclear power plant would consume 26,865 gallons of water. Did you know that on average, nuclear power plants use more than 6,700 gallons of water per household per year? That's enough water to fill up a bath tub more than 250 times.


Solar installations avoid carbon emissions

To produce the same amount of energy as Takoma Village's solar installation, a coal plant would release 79,471 pounds of carbon dioxide. To put that in perspective, approximately every two pounds of carbon dioxide is equivalent to one pound of coal.


36,377 pounds of dirty coal

Takoma Village's solar installation has produced the same amount of energy as burning 36,377 pounds of coal. The type of electricity powering your home varies by your location, but suffice it to say that the more clean energy that is on the grid, the less we will need to rely on fossil-based fuels.


Electricity bill savings unlocked

Takoma Village's solar installation has resulted in electricity bill savings of $4,265.


5,444,457 smartphones worth of electricity

Takoma Village's solar installation has produced enough electricity to charge a smartphone 5,444,457 times.


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