EEVblog #484 – Home Solar Power System Installation

Installing and initial testing of Dave’s 3kW home solar power system. With Sunnyboy SMA inverter, 250W LG Mono-X solar panels, and net metering.

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20 Responses to EEVblog #484 – Home Solar Power System Installation

  1. ribby cage says:

    what do you think of installing on the ground versus the roof?

  2. ribby cage says:

    Hi, can you give me a summary of costs for installation and materials please?

  3. Bhasker Garudadri says:

    Thanks for the very informative video 👍👍👍

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  5. insylem says:

    Wouldn't June 15th, be autum and not winter?

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  8. James Y. Welch says:

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  9. El Guiñolo says:

    You should probably install a battery system to store the energy produced by your solar panels, instead of selling it to the grid a third of the price you buy it. You might even end up producing the vast majority of the energy you need.

  10. Tony Garcia says:

    Are those metal tiles?

  11. ThisIsARubbishName says:

    >…inverter can't go next to the fuse box

    (but mum's is, Dave why?)

    >……because of the gas (pans to show meter)

    ahh that'll be it. no gas at Mum's – they have bottles.

    our inverter box gets so hot in the summer, can't tell if it is a bodge job.

  12. Aichi Abdelmalek says:

    Not certain about the points made but ,if anyone else trying to find out how to install solar system for home try Pyzork Solar Saver Professor (do a google search ) ? Ive heard some amazing things about it and my brother in law got cool results with it.

  13. Јоhn Daniel says:

    Need your opinion, I have lots of Stion, but they ran out so I got a bunch of SUNGEN panels for under 40 cents a watt, I just got 15 of them. This is where ( that link), Whats your opinion of this type, so far, there impressive. http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=2&pub=5575119394&toolid=10001&campid=5337663844&customid=Solar+panels+100+watt&icep_item=171847674560&ipn=psmain&icep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg 100 watt high volt Amorphous

  14. Rick Rudimentary says:

    This is great. Did you know that it is illegal to have solar panel systems in the Spain. That is right. That tax you for the sun. Stupid spain

  15. Jonathan Cook says:

    You would have had a right good rampage / moan about our solar system install job. The plonkers installed two rows of 2kw and the upper row were all installed upside down, so the male and female link cables did not match. As such the installers left the entire upper row disconnected. I sniffed a rat though after the inverted only ever read a max of 1.9kw on a sunny day, then i noticed the disconnected cables tucked in under the panels.

  16. tohopes says:

    How many years until you can store interesting amounts of solar energy in a flywheel?

  17. Aziz Ahmed says:

    Neat 👍

  18. smelly box says:

    if you update this system lookup max input spec for this sunnyboy and then buy another 2kw of panels to 'overclock' your inverter 😛

    reason i say lookup spec is if you stay within amp and volt limit you'll be sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet! mate runs 8kw panels on 5kw inverter.

  19. Mike Floyd says:

    Considering "Americans" migrated from some where is I do recall and killed quite a few people with disease. More deaths from disease than from war. Sad.

  20. Mike Floyd says:

    I don't understand why every American movie has Caucasians as the main roles. I thought being an American has nothing to do with where your from or what you look like. But ignorant American Hollywood has it different.

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