Tony sent me this description of
his 1900 watt system.
been interested in generating renewable electricity since childhood.
house over 6,000 feet from the grid gave us a choice: Spent $15,000 to
give SLEMCO an easement or put in a solar system. We opted for the
off the grid.
are the particulars:
12 Kyocera KC158 Modules (wired in series of threes for 75 volts then the
a combiner box)
2 Unisolar top of the pole mount racks
Xantrex 4024 Power Panel
Outback MX60 MPPT Charge Controller
24 Rolls 530s (wired for 24 volts)
Trace TM500 Volt Meter will be installed by this weekend
decided to go with rainwater for all household and drinking and have about
capacity. We have a Dankoff boost pump (24 volts) for the water.
Louisiana's first state approved composting toilet (a Sun-Mar Centrex 3000
1 pint flush toilet). Presently I'm writing this using Charter cable
using a Cantenna to beam the signal from the house to the camper - about
house was designed and built from the ground up to be extremely well ventilated
energy efficient. The house may appear in one of the professional
Photos courtesy of Tony Adrian