Monthly Archives: November 2010

11/19/10 Graphs – Heavy Clouds and totals for the month so far

Heavy clouds today. So you can see the output on a heavy clouded day. Go back a month and you can see graphs of not so cloudy days making 9 kWh and yesterday was only 3 kWh. So even on … Continue reading

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State Rebates for Solar

My cousin wanted state by state rebates for solar and here they are. By the way, the Federal rebate ends in 2016 so if you hear ads on TV or radio that say the rebates are going away soon, well … Continue reading

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iPad arrived

Yahoo! It is here. Now to load it with 20 million apps, use it for work next month and use it for showing people this blog. Thanks, Sungevity.

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PBS Business News on Solar Leasing

http://vimeo.com/16981634 Planet Forward shows an episode interviewing Sungevity President, Danny Kennedy and other experts on solar leasing. Watch the show which aired 11/18/10 and leave a comment.

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10 Myths about Solar

Top 10 Solar Myths 1. Solar panels do not work in cold, cloudy places/states. UV light is all that’s needed and even the cloudiest of places have excelled. Germany, who ranks low in sunny days, is the solar energy capital … Continue reading

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Mitten becomes mountain

Here are the graphs from yesterday and now half way through November my generation total is 277.4 kWh. So maybe at November 30th, I will have 540 kWh, not bad.

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My solar panels wear mittens now.

Today’s graph looks like winter mittens. Yes, mystery solved. During the 1:15 – 2:15 p.m time, my large pine tree in back that had never shaded the panels before is now shading during that hour. Also, after 4 p.m. the … Continue reading

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Another new blog from dan – www.squidoo.com/asldan

Hey, check out my newest blog at http://www.squidoo.com/asldan It is a blog on American Sign Language. Since my first language is ASL, I thought it would be a great way to add chapters to my book on ASL.  

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The ongoing afternoon dip in energy production. Trees?

Solar energy is awesome. It has become my daily science fair experiment. Here is yesterday’s graph. It seems the dip is getting bigger and it started around Nov.  5th or 7th. Look at the previous blogs with the graphs and … Continue reading

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Why the new dip in energy production?

On my graphs of the energy generated from the Kaco Inverter company, I see a new dip that is there everyday at 1:15p.m till 2:15 p.m., for a week now. I will check for any new shading that is occurring … Continue reading

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