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Going Solar – Part 10: How Having Solar Has Changed My Habits

Part of why I opted for solar was that I believe strongly in minimizing my impact where I can. By putting a power supply on my property I not only have some degree of self-sufficiency (in terms of knowing I … Continue reading

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Going Solar – Part 9: Joining the Smartgrid

A few days ago a postcard showed up in my mailbox advising me of an impending deadline for an energy storage incentive for households with installed solar arrays. Interested, but assuming it was a scam of some nature, I did … Continue reading

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Going Solar – Part 8: Through the first year

It has now been 1 year since my system started producing electricity, which seems to be a good point to stop and look back over the data. System overview: The system is a 2.7 kW (DC) / 2.3 kW (AC) … Continue reading

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