Solar carports are overhead canopies built to cover parking areas.
Carports eliminate the need for a surface on which the panels could be mounted. Dependent on the number of rows of parking required, a photovoltaic carport are typically one, two or three rows wide. Installing a solar canopy can power your home, or it can turn a wide-open stretch of pavement into a major electricity generator.
- Don’t require additional land.
- Can have wooden or metal structure.
- Can be orientated in different direction than existing roof.