Monthly Archives: April 2011

April 29, 2011 solar panel results and deaf gathering…

Here are the solar panel results for 4/29/11. I didn’t make 600 kWh for the month, but I came close. It is great to make over 24 kWh in a day. I will be adding Robert’s April results in a … Continue reading

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Solar house

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Wow! My neighbor will get 24 solar panels!!!

Yahoo for my neighbor getting solar soon from Sungevity. He will love it I am sure, 24 panels, mmmmm. I am happy with 16 panels, but 18, 20 or 22 would be nicer. SCE would owe me every month. Big … Continue reading

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Everyday is solar power!

In the past, having solar was just a distant dream, now it is reality. Back in the old days I thought of solar, but the loan payments were not in the budget at the time. Now, I have a small … Continue reading

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April 26th solar panel results for my sweet 16

Another day, another kilowatt! Here is the graph for 4/26/11 for the 16 solar panels on my roof. They just keep working. Eight months since it was turned on and I am happy as ever. I am glad I did … Continue reading

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4/25/11 Solar results, Bed and Breakfast

Here is the solar panel results from today! This weekend, we were at a wonderful bed and breakfast in Idyllwild, the Rainbow Inn, great prices, food and hospitality. One of the owners, Lon chatted with us for quite a while … Continue reading

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Over 300 daily posts

Wow! I can’t believe I have written over 300 posts since August 19th, 2010. That is 8 months of posts. I have checked some other blogs and it seems I am more consistent than most blogs. Most take off for … Continue reading

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Will I make it over 500 kWh this month?

Here is the graph for yesterday with my 16 solar panels (3.7kw). We will see with all the clouds every other day. Yesterday, it was cloudy in the morning. My guess at 20 kWh per day and 8 days left … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day! Go Solar!

Back in the 70’s, we used to write “Go Solar” on our electric bills. Too bad they didn’t listen to us back then. There were solar festivals everywhere with solar exhibits, panels, wind generators, solar water heaters, homemade solar cookers, … Continue reading

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Solar Energy – 18kWh produced on a cloudy day

Yesterday, we had lots of clouds most of the day. My solar panels of 3.7kw made almost 19kWh of electricity. Here is the graph from the website. Maybe we can write “go solar” on our electric bills and maybe preface … Continue reading

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