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I record Net meter early AM to include all overnight power use. Go to PV OUTPUT DATA to see graphs of monthly total generation.

8/1 Net meter 000408. Grid feed 38.45, fixed array 15.27, trackers 23, turbine 0.18. BTW, solar hot water tank is at 146F.

8/2 Net meter 000406. Grid feed 36.45, fixed array 15.21, trackers 21.13, turbine 0.11.

8/3 Net meter 000418. Grid feed 36.1, fixed array 14.23, trackers 21.79, turbine 0.08.

8/4 Net meter 000437. Grid feed...aw nuts, the system reset before 21:30 o'clock back to zero. It's plain that during summer heat and humidity I need another solar PV array to meet demand. Working on it...turns out the AC unit I have is failing and using lots of power for small amounts of cooling.

8/5 Net meter 000454. Grid feed 21.35, fixed array 9.36, trackers 10.58, turbine 1.41.

8/6 Net meter 000474. Grid feed 38.76, PV 37.86, turbine 0.90.

8/7 Net meter 000471. Grid feed 38.08, PV 36.58, turbine 1.50.

8/8 Net meter 000470. Grid feed 35.1, fixed array 14.04, trackers 20.42, turbine 0.64.

8/9 Net meter 000479. Grid feed 30.10, PV 30.0, turbine 0.10.

8/10 Net meter 000499. Grid feed 18.45, PV 18.15, turbine 0.30. Ordered an Energy Star air conditioner from SEARS today. My AC is definitely bad. It runs almost constantly now.

8/11 Net meter 000540. Grid feed 33.81, PV 33.81, turbine 0

8/12 Net meter 000548. Grid feed 27.12, PV 25.62, turbine 1.50

8/13 Net meter 000562. Grid feed 32.20. PV 31.90, turbine 0.30.

8/14 Net meter 000576. Grid feed 21.72, PV 20.62, turbine 1.10.

8/15 Net meter 000582. Grid feed 31.43 PV 27.04, turbine 4.03.

8/16 Net meter 000603. Grid feed 40.17, fixed array 15.34, trackers 23.22, turbine 1.61. With cooler temps., I can run the whole house fan instead of the AC.

*8/17 Net meter 000594. Grid feed 31.81, PV 27=8.41, turbine 3.40. There was a strange disturbance on the grid today while I was home for lunch, about 14:00. The system disconnected, as it should. Consider this a test of the grid interactive system. The grid only has to fall below voltage parameters to disconnect the system, not completely fail. The system re-synchronized and reconnected after about 15 minutes. 

8/18 Net meter 000590. Grid feed 24.20, PV 21.10, turbine 3.10.

8/19 Net meter 000607. Grid feed 34.59, PV 33.69, turbine 0.80. Installed the new AC unit this afternoon.

8/20 Net meter 000618. Grid feed 18.24, PV 16.64, turbine 1.60. Hot and cloudy!

8/21 Net meter 000648. Grid feed 29.7, fixed array 12.23, trackers 15.16, turbine 2.31.

8/22 Net meter 000647. Grid feed 30.2, fixed array 12.18, trackers 17.20, turbine 0.82.

8/23 Net meter 000651. Grid feed 39.2, fixed array 15.16, trackers 22.38, turbine 1.66.

8/24 Net meter 000642. Grid feed 32.2, fixed array 12.5, trackers 18.74, turbine 0.96.

8/25 Net meter 000629. Grid feed 44.2, fixed array 15.83, trackers 21.99, turbine 6.38.

8/26 Net meter 000607. Grid feed 39.3, fixed array 15.67, trackers 23.08, turbine 0.55.

8/27 Net meter 000588. Grid feed 40.7, fixed array 15.73, trackers 23.15, turbine 1.72.

8/28 Net meter 000565. Grid feed 37.8, fixed array 14.2, trackers 20.8, turbine 2.8.

8/29 Net meter 000554. Grid feed 33.25. PV 27.75, turbine 5.50.

8/30 Net meter 000548. Grid feed 7.7, fixed array 3.16, trackers 2.82, turbine 1.72.

8/31 Net meter 000567. Grid feed 26.55, fixed array 11.88, trackers 13.77, turbine 0.9.

August 2010  Back to July 2010  Forward to September 2010  Go to PV OUTPUT DATA to see graphs of monthly total generation.

 

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