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How many solar installers here???? #200620
04/10/11 03:08 PM
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How many solar installers here???

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Re: How many solar installers here???? [Re: HotLine1] #200673
04/13/11 08:04 PM
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Sounds like no one here is installing solar??


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Re: How many solar installers here???? [Re: HotLine1] #200692
04/14/11 05:27 PM
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Not installing but designing and inspecting a fair share.

Re: How many solar installers here???? [Re: sabrown] #200702
04/15/11 03:40 AM
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I have installed several systems in the 3kw range up here. Scheduled to install a 2600w system this summer


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Re: How many solar installers here???? [Re: HotLine1] #200734
04/17/11 10:25 AM
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I'm connecting two new solar panels in parallel on an RV, for a grand total of 12W/800mA/15VDC... does that count as a solar install? laugh
The manufacturer says I don't even need a charge controller until I reach 15W, but Iím putting one in anyway, since I may also want to connect the existing 6W panel, if I find that it's still functional.

Re: How many solar installers here???? [Re: HotLine1] #200803
04/20/11 10:46 AM
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Kjay:

OK, IMHO you're in!!!


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Re: How many solar installers here???? [Re: HotLine1] #200815
04/20/11 08:11 PM
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San Diego
Designing and installing here.

50kW to 1MW systems, 18 so far and almost 10.3MW in all in the last two years.

Re: How many solar installers here???? [Re: HotLine1] #200817
04/20/11 08:53 PM
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Vindiceptor:
If I haven't said it yet....Welcome to ECN forums!!

You are a solar installer for sure!! Have you checked out the PV pics floating around this site? Most are from installs in the Twp I work in as AHJ. We have a 4.xxMW system that is operating in 'test/certify' right now. That's in a thread called 'Bigger'. I'm hoping to get some pro pics released from the owner soon, ad there is supposed to be a video documentry of this project coming.

Anyone else???


Last edited by HotLine1; 04/20/11 08:56 PM. Reason: added sentence

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Re: How many solar installers here???? [Re: HotLine1] #201191
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I installed, for a Customer, 6 kW pv some 16 years ago 3 on south facing 3 on west facing, 2 Sunny boy inverters plus export meters. Installed 600 watt pv on my own property some 8 years ago, and due to install another 150 watt on my property, both of these feed into a battery set

Re: How many solar installers here???? [Re: HotLine1] #201196
05/17/11 09:23 PM
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Odbob:

Welcome to ECN Forums from one of the 'Jersey Guys'!!

Jump right in anytime you feel the need!



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