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Solar PV installation ON!

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Approved and ready to go, our solar grid connect system is now turned on and generating power back to the grid!

Once the local authority had done their inspection it was just a matter of flicking a couple of switches and things have started happening.

The control panel on the inverter shows the daily and total power produced as well as the instantaneous output at any given moment.

control panel for inverter

instantaneous power output – showing 1540 watts

The feed-in tariff has yet to be officially confirmed as being approved but it is in process.

Next on the list is the solar hot water service. Just in time too, as the electric water heater just sprung a leak! But that’s another story.