PG&E inspected our solar photovoltaic system and installed a bi-directional electric meter so we can be a generator of electricity and send power into the grid. The following web site shows our electricity production through Enphase’s Envoy reporting system: http://enlighten.enphaseenergy.com/public/systems/j8aJ30045 Yippee!
Nothing is easy. We thought we were there with PG&E and, surprise, we’re not there yet. We did start to move the control system for our sliding glass doors at the back of the house into the permanent location in the East Storage room. Yes, it poured rain, starting at ~3:00 am for a couple […]
With our permanent meter in place, we’re a step closer to our rebate. Every day we seem to get closer … It rained today and is forecasted to rain through Wednesday. We are prioritizing our activities to keep our materials dry … bone dry. Installing Our Permanent Electric Meter Before we can have an electric meter […]
We can stroke this one off the list – the ladder inside the vertical culvert is done. Bryan was at the bottom of the vertical culvert on December 8, 2010. It feels good to get this element of the project completed. Finally. As well, we finished off the solar installation and now we need to […]
The City of Monte Sereno reviewed our photovoltaic solar panel installation and signed off on all the components that Real Goods Solar are responsible for. The one remaining component is a cover for the 200 amp electrical panel in the East Mechanical room. Although the cover is required, there is no current flowing through our […]
The team from Real Goods Solar completed the racking today, and also installed the remaining 40 Enphase micro-inverters. They ran wires through the conduit to the East gable, and installed the load center under the North gable. They did well during a very hot and sunny day. When Bryan returned to the site after attending […]