Raymaps Solar Calculator
Solar Calculator is an application that calculates the 24 hour energy requirement of a household and based upon that calculates the number of solar panels and batteries required by the solar system. The application contains the default wattage of every appliance but the user can also enter a custom value. More information can be found on the following link. http://www.raymaps.com/index.php/solar-calculator/ Screen Shots
Energy Consumption, Solar Panels, Batteries
Engineers working in the field. Home owners who want to estimate the size of the solar system that they need.
Energy consumption of all the appliances during a 24 hour period.
Number of required solar panels of given Wattage and number of batteries of given Ampere Hour.
Windows OS with .Net framework.
Easy to use. Anybody with little bit of know how about solar energy can use it.
Does not calculate rating of charge controller and inverter. This is included in the advanced version which is available for $99.
Basic version can be downloaded for free. Advanced version can be downloaded for $99. http://download.cnet.com/Solar-Calculator/3000-20431_4-75892700.html?tag=mncol;4