The first question that solar installers and other advocates of solar energy in Columbus often get asked is a simple one: isn’t it too cloudy here for that to work?

The answer is an emphatic no, they say. Although it may take longer to reap the financial rewards of installing solar panels on your roof here than in a sunnier place like Arizona, Columbus has more than enough sunlight to make a solar investment worthwhile.

In fact, as local installer Ecohouse Solar points out on its website, Ohio gets about 30 percent more sunshine a year than Germany, one of the world’s solar energy leaders.

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