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Another brownout Sunday

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  1. jimeve

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    Got my batteries fully charged, bring it on noreco 2.
     
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    its better than good that this site is not his/her sole form of income, that he/she has a secondary or tertiary stream of income is more than a smart move, and i will soon be adding to their wealth as its solar for me along with a new kitchen and a few other sundries, time to buy the neighbours towering mango trees
     
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    They do solar?

    Also, being the previous owner of this website, I highly doubt this website brings them any significant source of income. They likely just break even, more of a marketing/advertising tool for them. Peanuts compared to what their real estate, construction and tourism sectors pull in.
     
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    What size of solar array are you thinking of getting and what type of batteries? If off grid.
     
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    Still waiting on power to come back. I know it turned on in Duma before 2, but not here.
     

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    DPX Solar Installations, they are called, the write up on their Web Site is written by Gord, At the tail end of last year they were offering a system for P320 all inclusive and I seem to think that was 7.6KW?

    It will be 7 years at the end of this year that I fitted a 4kw to my house in Scotland, it is grid tied and I get a return of around $750 year, from the electricity supplier, and a saving on electric during daytime this cost $7K to fit, I think by the end of next year it will have paid for itself? so DPX at just over $6K for nearly double the output is a fair price I would say.

    You may have noticed a guy from Valencia in a Red Pickup with Solar Systems on the side of it? (drives a bit aggressive) I only know his name is Jeff he offered me a 7.6 KW system some two years ago, he wanted $10K for that and I later found out he uses the cheaper Polycrystalline Panels and not the Monocrystalline which are more effective and last that bit longer, I would hazard a guess and say the Poly is only 80% as efficient after 20yrs, where the Mono is over 90%
     
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    Solar power, batteries can really run yah and are high cost. I have a friend back in Cottage Country in Canada and I saw a (five car dynamo) system he set up and powered the entire Cottage with it, and at the same time using Carpentry power tools and having cold beers 24/7. It was a good many years ago I saw this, but it was similar to what's in the video.
     
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    https://dpxsolar.com/hybrid-system/

    Their hybrid system (grid tie + 4 deep cycle batteries?) is 3KW @ P330k.

    Off-grid 2.4KW with 2 batteries is P215k.

    Grid-tie only 1.1KW price is unclear but ROI suggests P108K.

    I don't know much about solar but the hybrid system seems like the best deal.
     
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    Since the Sunday maintenance we have had multiple black outs at our area in Valencia due i think to the almost constant heavy rain.
    I hope after all the poles are replaced the next maintenance task will be weatherproofing all the system connections.
    The insulating tape does not seem to be up to the job.
     
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