Solar And Wind Update In Southern Virginia More Power VIARLOCITY

May 16, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

I finally Got My system done for a while I am self Sustained In wind and solar Power with 8 Kyocera Solar Panels 135 watt 12 volt in series to make 24 Volt PLUS 2 UL-Solar /Solartech 125 Watt Panels !! also 6 27 Series AGM 90 Amp Hour Batteries 12 wired in series Parallel I have MorningStar TS-60 MPPT Charge Controller also a Missouri wind & Solar All In One wind Charge Controller And Bogart Trimetric 2025A Battery Monitor and OutBack GTFX 2524 Im In Heaven I now have A Total of 1.330 Kilowatts Of Solar / PV And 500 Watts Of wind Power Altogether That is 1.830 Kilowatts of Photovotiac Power / Solar & Wind

DIY Solar Panel System Cost

April 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

www.solardave.com SolarDave: Please tell me about your solar panel system and how you saved some money? Adam Stevenson: The total of the system and materials was K. I ended up spending about another 00 in permit fees and a structural engineer and 0 for an electrician, several hundred dollars for a guy to come help me out for the two afternoons he spent with me. Xcel (Energy) gave me 538 rebate. Fix cost based on the number of kilowatts you are installing and has nothing to do with how much you pay the permit office or the electrician. My final cost after rebate was 37. (SolarDave note: that is cheap!) I started my research in solar probably about a year before I actually installed it went and got a couple of bids from some of the local solar people both from contractors that my friends have used as well as just searching the internet and while talking to one of the guys I find of developed a good feeling from him, and I asked the question “Would it be possible to do some of the work myself” and kind of learn along the way he said “Sure I absolutely support the do-it-yourself-er (DIY) so I said why don’t you throw me bids, what it would cost just come home and have solar one day and what it would cost to have it done where I do some or all the work myself. And throw them both to me and I said let’s try the second one. The guys name is Steve Cross from Sun Spot Solar. I gave him my electric bills and said this is how much I think I need to generate and he