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Solar is LIVE!

June 6, 2017

Bam! My solar is now fully operational! This morning, the electrical inspector stopped by. I pulled off the cover of the MidNite Solar AC Disconnect Box for him to look inside. That was about it. VERY simple inspection for the solar. I also had a sample of the Enphase trunk cabling to show him. After [...]

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Electric Boxes on Roof continues

May 29, 2017

I did some more work today on the junction boxes on the roof. For one thing, I couldn’t get one of the 1/2 liquid-tight connectors to seal up. I ended up replacing it with a 3/4″ version instead. Of course, by that time, I had sort of messed up the whole box and ended up [...]

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Electric Boxes for Solar Roof

May 28, 2017

I had to double-check and saw that it’s been over TWO WEEKS since my last solar garage update. I’ve just been busy, working out of town and on the weekends. In the time that I’ve had, I’ve chipped away at getting the racking installed over the course of several evenings. After that, I also installed [...]

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Solar Road Trip!

April 30, 2017

Today, we headed out on a road trip to pick up the solar panels for my garage. My brother, Wayne, and I hitched up my multipurpose trailer to the van and hit the road to go see Phil Manke at Practical Solar in Wautoma, Wisconsin. Phil runs a solar hot water installation business. He also [...]

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Solar Proposal

February 27, 2017

This past week, I turned in my proposal for my solar electric system to the local power utility. Here’s the equipment I’ll be using and why. Please keep in mind that there’s more than one way to design a solar electric system. What is right for me may not be right for you, but I [...]

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