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Old 06-25-2018, 04:38 PM   #2157 (permalink)
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I'm probably going to try out putting some of my panels on trackers.
Since everything that makes up a solar build is sized for peak output. But peak output rapidly peaks then falls off over the course of about 2 hours or less.
I just have to figure out how much it's going to cost.
I can only install 9.6kw with out a major up grade costing as much as a small solar system install, because everything is based on peak expected output.
A normal 9.6kw system would be expected to make around 45 to 50kwh per day around here, a 9.6kw on trackers could make 60kwh, maybe even 70.

I will have to cut down some trees. Okay maybe a lot of trees.
I love how green solar power is.
1984 chevy suburban, custom made 6.5L diesel turbocharged with a Garrett T76 and Holset HE351VE, 22:1 compression 13psi of intercooled boost.
1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
2011 leaf SL, white, portable 240v CHAdeMO, trailer hitch, new batt as of 2014.
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