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You know, I really don't think you get too many hurricanes in Arizona unlike what we get here in Florida.

Hurricanes are major weather events with very high sustained winds (74 mph and greater) with rain/water that can last for many hours, even days. As such, the fragile solar panels are usually completely destroyed within the first minutes that leaves them useless for powering anything later when needed most. Solar is a great idea on paper, but fails in practical use. With solar, you also need batteries for storage of the energy. If the batteries are placed in a storage shed that is destroyed by the high winds and flying debris or is flooded by the high levels of water, those batteries do not work.

Having a generator is almost a requisite in hurricane prone areas. But they need to be sized to what your needs are. Fuel sources for generators is determined what is available in your area. Without power in an area from a hurricane, that means that gas stations cannot dispense fuel and you have to rely on what you have in storage. Where I live in Florida, there are no natural gas lines in the ground and everything is bottled propane.
 
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You know, I really don't think you get too many hurricanes in Arizona unlike what we get here in Florida.

Hurricanes are major weather events with very high sustained winds (74 mph and greater) with rain/water that can last for many hours, even days. As such, the fragile solar panels are usually completely destroyed within the first minutes that leaves them useless for powering anything later when needed most. Solar is a great idea on paper, but fails in practical use. With solar, you also need batteries for storage of the energy. If the batteries are placed in a storage shed that is destroyed by the high winds and flying debris or is flooded by the high levels of water, those batteries do not work.

Having a generator is almost a requisite in hurricane prone areas. But they need to be sized to what your needs are. Fuel sources for generators is determined what is available in your area. Without power in an area from a hurricane, that means that gas stations cannot dispense fuel and you have to rely on what you have in storage. Where I live in Florida, there are no natural gas lines in the ground and everything is bottled propane.
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