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Old 08-24-2019, 09:22 PM   #11 (permalink)
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More info on the solar fires:

Amazon has joined in, blame is being placed on an Amphenol connector:
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...ls-caught-fire

Apparently microscopic cracks formed in the plastic housing of the weatherproof connector, allowing water inside and causing a corroded/high voltage drop connection.
https://www.ecmweb.com/fire-security...ctors-recalled

Weird, as Amphenol is a pretty well respected company. I use their stuff in all my hobby projects over the no-name Chinese stuff.

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Old 08-24-2019, 09:52 PM   #12 (permalink)
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California firemen attacking a Tesla solar roof with an axe


You know the difference between California and the Titanic?

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When the Titanic went down the lights were still on.

Ba-dump-bump. Tish!
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Tesla solar is circling the drain.

https://electrek.co/2022/11/10/tesla...back-division/

Glad I didn't go with them. They had the lowest offer price, but couldn't guarantee a local subsidy and required a non-refundable deposit to deliver a final quote. Online reviews are all horrendous.
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Oh, no! .....well anyway.



Organic Power Cells sound promising.
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Organic is an abused word. It can mean "of the earth", or hydrocarbon chemistry, or a form of inefficient farming.

I mean, practically everything is of the earth, most useful things are derived of hydrocarbons, and inefficient farming is both a hoax, and unregulated.
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The solar forum I visit was indicating that Solar city was folding their tents and going away at some locations.

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