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Author Topic: Off grid starter advice?  (Read 7583 times)
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« Reply #30 on: February 02, 2014, 06:20:14 PM »


Which led to an interesting conversation with a neighbour a month or so later.

"I don't understand it, all the power went off, the whole street went off, we called the electricity company and they said it would be a few hours before it came back but ALL your lights were on. We know you have solar panels but it was dark !"


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11kW+ of PV installed and 54+ MWh generated.
Lithium battery storage of 50+ kWh.
Hot water storage of 15+ kWh.
Heat storage of 15+ kWh.
6kW Ground source heatpump.
EV BMW i3 (another 30+ kWh's of storage).
250,000+ litres of water harvested from underground river.
Home grown Fruit and Veg.
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« Reply #31 on: March 13, 2017, 03:40:21 PM »

  Thank you Camillitech, fingers crossed!
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'Off grid' since 1985,  Proven 2.5kW, Proven 6kW direct heating, SI6.OH, 800ah Rolls, 4.75kW PV ,4xTS45, Lister HR2 12kW, , Powerspout pelton, Stream Engine turgo, 60 x Navitron toobs and a 1500lt store. Outback VFX3048 and 950ah forklifts for backup,
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« Reply #32 on: March 14, 2017, 06:59:10 AM »



'In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act'
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An unpaid Navitron volunteer who lives off-grid.

« Reply #33 on: March 14, 2017, 09:02:01 AM »

My apologies Paul,
            I took a short cut. No point in deleting the nice gent,s spam without deleting your copy. freeze
      Rather unprofessional of me but I am starting to get the hang of this moderating business .

An unpaid Navitron volunteer,who has been living off-grid,powered by wind and solar,each year better than the last one.
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