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House Panels

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House Batteries

WD9EKA Alternative Energy
Off commercial electric since March 4, 2011.
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garage with panel

Garage Panels

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Garage Batteries


solar air heater SolarSheats1500gs align= wind generator auxillary power unit

House equipment:
1 - 100 watt Arco Tri-Lam PV panel (in use since 1990 and 2 moves)
3 - 120 watt AP-1206 . 1 on line 5/1/99. 2 and 3 on line 7/9/99 note 1, 3
4 - 130 watt KC130's . Online mid May 2008
6 - 205 watt KD205's . Online July 14, 2009
1 - 300 watt Southwest WindPower Air 303 at 45 feet on a Rohn 25 tower turned off 8/8/2017 when i went to 24 volts
2 - Outback FM80 80 amp mppt controller used for the solar panels
12 - Duracell 8L16 370ah Batteries Total 1100 a/h at 24 volts installed 8 in 9/2/2016, 4 added 8/18/2017 see service note2
1 - Magnum Sine 4024-PAE with Trace DC250 Cutoff
1 - Harbor Freight 68530 7kw 13hp generator. Purchased Jan 4, 2016
1 - Harbor Freight 68530 7kw 13hp generator. Purchased Dec 28, 2017
1 - DC charge cart - 8hp briggs and 10 SI alternator. Converted using an adaptor plate from The epicenter

1 - SolarSheats 1500GS air heater

Pictures of July 14, 2009 installation: upgrade


Garage equipment:
1 - BogueRV 40A MPPT installed 4/8/2018
6 - Duracell GC115 total of 690 a/h - Installed 3/30/2018
1 - Magnum Sine 2800
2 - Sunelec 90 watt PV panels
4 - HQST 100 watt PV panels - Installed 9/30/2017
1- Arduino networked auto generator starter

The garage power system can can serve as backup for the house.

Links to Alternative Energy Vendors:
Arizona Wind and Sun
Backwoods Solar
the Alternative Energy Store
Sunelec miami
Solar power data updated daily
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1980s solar

1980s solar

I constructed this panel in 1980 from 36 Radio Shack(remember them) 1 amp cells.
The cost was around 10 dollars per cell. It worked for about a year. I kept a plexiglass
cover on them when I wasnt around. It operated one light
bulb and a Ten-Tec Argonaut 509.


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