EEVblog #724 – Home Solar Power System Analysis & Update

EEVblog #724 – Home Solar Power System Analysis & Update 4 Dave looks at his 3kW home solar power system after being in operation for 18 months and analyses the results. Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGENVguQQmo Timelapse install video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQAd7nposJQ How much energy was produced? How does net and gross metering work? What is the payback period? What is solar insolation? The 3kW system uses 12 x 250W LG MonoX panels http://www.solarclarity.nl/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Data-Sheet-LG-Mono-and-Multi-X-ENG.pdf and an SMA Sunnyboy 3000TL inverter. http://files.sma.de/dl/15330/SB5000TL-21-DAU131211W.pdf Uploading data to PVoutput.org using PVbeancounter and bluetooth from the Sunnyboy inverter. PVoutput data: http://pvoutput.org/list.jsp?sid=20402 Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-724-home-solar-power-system-analysis-update/msg630168/#msg630168 EEVblog Main Web Site: http://www.eevblog.com The … Continue reading EEVblog #724 – Home Solar Power System Analysis & Update