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Things have been pretty crazy around here this year. I bought a new place, and this work project has greatly impeded my moving progress. A local health club added this gymnasium

They put a small solar setup on the roof.


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I started running conduit in the gym about June. Just finishing up the solar setup today.


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These pics are from along the way. There are seven 25kw grid tie inverters. About 90% of the way through the project I got an offer from another company, that I agreed to if I could finifh this job first. Tomorrow is my last day, I start for them next week. So... new house, new job, new life.
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Nice little project. looks pretty good sized to me.

Good luck with the new gig.
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Thanks. It's been A LOT of work. Mostly just one helper and I. The solar outfit installed the panels and PV wiring. We just ran the pipe/wire, hung the inverters, panels, etc. Solar Co says there's more local work in the pipeline. Might not be my last.
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Looks nice! What's the total installed kW?

As Kommiefornia shuts down power plants while greedily allowing for the building of even MORE crappy high density housing (future slums) our electricity costs have gone from expensive to Stupid. So this sort of thing appeals to me.

Except I am looking forward to leaving this state soon. But still, the technology is intriguing.
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7 inverters x 25kw = 175kw. The day we turned on the main 6 inverters it was sunny, but late in the afternoon, about 3:30. Even with the sever angle they were making 6kw each, so 36kw. Suprised me.
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I'm suposed to get a link to the monitoring website once the solar Co gets it all up. And going. I'll be able to see in "real time" what this system is doing....
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