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Greenerlife

  • Joined Mar 2009
  • Leafy Surrey
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #270 on: June 01, 2016, 11:38:05 am »
353 for May  :( . 18% down on last year

Sudanpan

  • Joined Jan 2009
  • West Cornwall
    • Movement is Life
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #271 on: June 02, 2016, 08:41:31 pm »
746 for May 2016
 714 for May 2015
 701 in May 2014
 
 Last May was the start of our issues with 'Over Voltage' on the Grid Network which basically meant as soon as the panels were generating more than about 2.0kw the inverter would get shut down and then restarted. Western Power finally changed the transformer in Oct 2015 so it will be interesting to compare summer 2016 to summer 2015

Sudanpan

  • Joined Jan 2009
  • West Cornwall
    • Movement is Life
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #272 on: August 01, 2016, 06:48:03 pm »
578 June 2016
754 July 2016
Don't have figures for last year to compare as this is when we were having all our 'fun' with the transformer and over voltage issues.

cloddopper

  • Joined Jun 2013
  • South Wales .Carmarthenshire. SA18
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #273 on: August 28, 2016, 02:33:49 pm »
We've recently come back off 19 days holiday , to find the solar meter unit showing blank & the  cut out solar trip switch flipped over to off.

 I've reset it , fingers crossed that it was / it is a once in a blue moon event .

Current reading now 8282.28 ... up 5.38 units from the reading of 8276.90 when I reset it yesterday   .

I think I'll use this post to run a few daily comparisons for a week of so  ..just in case it does play up as many minds make for solutions & suggestions
Strong belief , triggers the mind to find the way ... Dyslexia just makes it that bit more amusing & interesting

cloddopper

  • Joined Jun 2013
  • South Wales .Carmarthenshire. SA18
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #274 on: October 31, 2016, 04:58:39 pm »
Well it's working , current reading now  8808.29  giving 531.39 units delivered , So about 220 units a month  .
Strong belief , triggers the mind to find the way ... Dyslexia just makes it that bit more amusing & interesting

cloddopper

  • Joined Jun 2013
  • South Wales .Carmarthenshire. SA18
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #275 on: December 01, 2016, 07:11:25 pm »
current      8922.64
previous    8808.29
total            114.35

Well considering the lousy weather we've had for November it's better than I had hoped for .
 

 Does severe cold without a covering of frosting at minus 9 oC affect them much ?
Strong belief , triggers the mind to find the way ... Dyslexia just makes it that bit more amusing & interesting

cloddopper

  • Joined Jun 2013
  • South Wales .Carmarthenshire. SA18
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #276 on: February 06, 2017, 01:29:53 am »
6 Feb
  current  9060.73
 previous 8808.29
  total        252.44                   

For Dec 2015 & Jan 2016 ... that's better than I thought it was going to be .
Strong belief , triggers the mind to find the way ... Dyslexia just makes it that bit more amusing & interesting

cloddopper

  • Joined Jun 2013
  • South Wales .Carmarthenshire. SA18
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #277 on: June 19, 2017, 12:13:37 am »
It's been a cracking day to day .
Tomorrow looks like it's going to be similar , so I'm going to see how many units our panels have produced in the period  from midnight tonight till midnight tomorrow . 

 Has anyone else done a real good sunny day check of the numbers this year ?
Strong belief , triggers the mind to find the way ... Dyslexia just makes it that bit more amusing & interesting

cloddopper

  • Joined Jun 2013
  • South Wales .Carmarthenshire. SA18
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #278 on: June 20, 2017, 07:38:48 am »
Not bad ........ from our 16 panel set up , in day light hours  yesterday gave us 21 ,62 KW hr .
 

 Today looks like being much of the same .
Strong belief , triggers the mind to find the way ... Dyslexia just makes it that bit more amusing & interesting

Dav275

  • Joined Nov 2015
  • Dumfries & Galloway
  • www.woodwallart.co.uk
    • WoodWallArt
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #279 on: June 20, 2017, 08:27:10 am »
South facing  3.5kW array in SW Scotland.   Off grid, so  everything we make, we use.   

Best day so far was 19.6kWh.    :sunshine:


cloddopper

  • Joined Jun 2013
  • South Wales .Carmarthenshire. SA18
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #280 on: June 20, 2017, 11:17:46 pm »
18.68 KWhr today , the sun didn't fully get his hat off till about 10.30hrs , the after noon heat would have made up for things if we had had an immersun heater too , the sun trap side of he bungalow was reading 29.3 in full sun @ 20.20 hrs  .

I suspect it was in the mid 30's or even higher in the sun trap at  around 17.30 hrs . I just melted , even though I'd taken a cool shower a few minutes earlier .  .
Strong belief , triggers the mind to find the way ... Dyslexia just makes it that bit more amusing & interesting

Sudanpan

  • Joined Jan 2009
  • West Cornwall
    • Movement is Life
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #281 on: June 22, 2017, 03:04:38 pm »
Our highest daily figures have been 38.09KW and 38KW on 17th and 18th June - we do have a larger array (6KW) with a 4KW inverter.
Our generation for April, May and Jun to date has been 677, 675 and 582


cloddopper

  • Joined Jun 2013
  • South Wales .Carmarthenshire. SA18
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #282 on: July 31, 2017, 10:42:13 pm »
11066.76 KW generated .  This is the total since installation  on 31 Jan 2014 .

 I missed out getting last months end figures as I was in hospital having a total knee replacement operation.

Strong belief , triggers the mind to find the way ... Dyslexia just makes it that bit more amusing & interesting

Part time dabbler

  • Joined Aug 2016
  • Cornwall
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #283 on: August 01, 2017, 09:20:22 am »
Should I go for panels in a string or each individually linked?
Physically part time in the garden, mentally full time in the garden

cloddopper

  • Joined Jun 2013
  • South Wales .Carmarthenshire. SA18
Re: Solar PV Production
« Reply #284 on: August 02, 2017, 01:33:05 pm »
Ours are 16 panels connected in strings of four plugged into four separate channels on the inverter .
Strong belief , triggers the mind to find the way ... Dyslexia just makes it that bit more amusing & interesting

 

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