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Some of you may remember us building this back in 2015.     Thread here https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/481794-housebuilding-thread/?do=findComment&comment=9603407  

Warning - solar panels are 'kin heavy when you have to lift them onto the roof 🙂   Finally, the 4 panels are in place.     Panels are fixed using plates and long screws i

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27 minutes ago, tjo o tjim said:

Do you run any air conditioning during the late afternoon?

 

At present, no. But I see where you are coming from.

 

I have ordered (it's not arrived yet) the wireless modem that goes with the inverters. I'm hoping to control the export level from my Arduino based power monitoring system https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1022293-new-year-project-power-quality-logger/

 

Someone has already developed a program using Node Red IOT software https://github.com/invite-frey/wvc-inverter which I could possibly adapt parts of to run on the Arduino, it only needs to control the output level of the beasties.

 

 

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So your cu is dual feed and box of electronics in inverter stops the panels getting fried...ie the juice can only flow one way...didint realise you can set it up this way👍

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I've hooked up the inverters temporarily to check it's all working, then the heavens opened!

 

More photos tomorrow after work.

 

And I look like a ruddy lobster, well toasted 😞

 

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