Spring cleaning: wash pine pollen off solar panels 2022-05-10

It’s that time of year.

[Middle and last panels]
Middle and last panels

In the spring, pine pollen settles on the solar panels like yellow mud. A strong water spray loosens it up, and scrubbing removes it.

[In the middle]
In the middle

Then wash off the residue.

[Last panels]
Last panels

That’s all the maintenance these 80 solar panels need.

Also note the Starlink dish on the roof ridge for reasonably reliable Internet connectivity.