
MARCH 2011 BACK TO FEBRUARY 2011 FORWARD TO APRIL 2011 3/1 Net meter 000051. Grid feed 37.93. PV 37.53, turbine 0.40. 3/2 Net meter 000038. Grid feed 32.32. PV 26.72, turbine 5.6. 3/3 Net meter 000027. Grid feed 34.60. PV 25.80, turbine 8.80. The Weather channel web site says 2 mph winds but clearly we have more. This is all turbine generation, except 68 watts currently from PV. You might want to check out WIND 4 to see the construction of our first home made turbine. Building your own turbine makes wind power affordable. If the first one works, I plan to build three more, the last, a high voltage 3 KW turbine located high on the mountain 2500 feet from my system. The graph below shows mean energy exported to the grid. It averages peak and minimum to a real export value. So in high wind the 3.2 KW Whisper 500 really is a 1 KW turbine. If the wind gets higher than this morning, the turbine furrels and looses power, rather than generates more. TRUTH IN ADVERTISING!!! I'm beginning to think, for a 10 KW grid tie in Missouri, we should have 8 KW PV and 8 KW wind. In truth the PV does better but rarely generates nameplate power. Anyway, 16 KW is what I'm going to try to work up to and see what happens. I really look forward to seeing the results from our home made axial flux generator using the 11 blade fan from Missouri Wind and Solar. 3/4 Net meter 000002. Grid feed 5.11. PV 1.71, turbine 3.40. 3/5 Net meter 000013. Grid feed 18.42. PV 2.12, turbine 16.30. 3/6 Net meter 000017. Grid feed 28.37. PV 26.07, turbine 2.30. 3/7 Net meter 000007. Grid feed 26.66. PV 22.26, turbine 4.40. 3/8 Net meter 999998. Grid feed 13.56. PV 2.66, turbine 10.90. 3/9 Net meter 000004. Grid feed 21.06. PV 4.36, turbine 16.70. 3/10 Net meter 999995. Grid feed 16.46. PV , turbine 12.20. 3/11 Net meter 000002. Grid feed 41.88. PV 40.58, turbine 1.30. 3/12 Net meter 999980. Grid feed 36.82. PV 35.92, turbine 0.90. 3/13 Net meter 999958. Grid feed 30.83. PV 26.13, turbine 4.70. 3/14 Net meter 999938. Grid feed 15.04. PV 2.14, turbine 12.90. 3/15 Net meter 999945. Grid feed 10.69. PV , turbine 2.40. 3/16 Net meter 999958. Grid feed 34.88. PV , turbine 1.10. 3/17 Net meter 999938. Grid feed 40.95. PV 35.25, turbine 5.70. 3/18 Net meter 999905. Grid feed 16.28. PV 14.08, turbine 2.20. 3/19 Net meter 999903. Grid feed 32.56. PV 20.09, turbine 12.47. 3/20 Net meter 999879. Grid feed 45.05. PV 34.62, turbine 10.43. 3/21 Net meter 999854. Grid feed 23.30. PV 21.40, turbine 1.90. 3/22 Net meter 999843. Grid feed 12.04. PV 8.74, turbine 3.30. 3/23 Net meter 999845. Grid feed 54.19. PV 36.70, turbine 17.49. 3/24 Net meter 999804. Grid feed 18.27. PV 10.46, turbine 7.81. 3/25 Net meter 999800. Grid feed 3.20. PV 3.00, turbine 0.20. 3/26 Net meter 999814. Grid feed 14.02. PV , turbine 10.80. I thought the turbine iced up in the evening. Now I see it has one field shorted out. 3/27 Net meter 999824. Grid feed 31.07. PV 29.57, turbine 1.50. Well, the turbine finally started generating again, don't know if it was ice or something else. 3/28 Net meter 999807. Grid feed 37.70. PV 33.90, turbine 3.80. 3/29 Net meter 999784. Grid feed 9.64. PV 5.74, turbine 3.90. 3/30 Net meter 999795. Grid feed 16.80. PV 14.30, turbine 2.50. 3/31 Net meter 999797. Grid feed 17.47. PV 17.47, turbine 0.0. Blue graph is total output, PV+WIND. Red graph is wind only. MARCH 2011 BACK TO FEBRUARY 2011 FORWARD TO APRIL 2011 
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