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Campbell Scientific 2018-11-20 16:30:00 Pressure 1011mb, Temp 7.8°C, RH 72%, Wind Dir 50° at 10knots, Gusting to 16knots, Rain last 24 hrs = 0.6mm and Davis Vantage Pro 2018/11/20 16:10:00 Pressure 1010mb, Temp 6.9°C, RH 79%, Wind Dir 58° at 10knots, Gusting to 15knots, Rain last 24 hrs = 0.4mm <- Current Weather
Date Time: 2018/11/20 16:17, Turbine Speed: 900 rpm, WindSpeed: 10.50 knts, Input to Solar Tank: 18.20 watts, Input to Buffer Tank: 0.00 watts, Solar Relay: On, Buffer Relay: Off, Relay Override: Off, Solar Tank Temp: 47.41 C, Buffer Tank Temp: 26.50 C, Input to Solar Tank in 24Hrs: 0.00 kW, Input to Buffer Tank in 24Hrs: 0.00 kW, Total Energy Generated in 24Hrs: 0.00 kWatts and Date Time: 2018/11/20 16:08:03, PV Energy: 0.1 kW, Solar Rad. Time: 2018-11-20 16:25:00, Solar Rad.: 18 W/m², Sun Elevation: 2.0°, Total Generated in 24hrs: null kW <- Wind Turbine & PhotoVoltaic Output
Schull Tides for 2018-11-20 Time in UTC
1st HW 02:25 3.0m, 2nd HW 14:50 3.0m, 1st LW 08:25 0.9m, 2nd LW 20:50 0.8m

Altocumulus and Sea Fog

Altocumulus Lenticularis

Altocumulus Lenticularis

Altocumulus Lenticularis

Altocumulus Lenticularis

Altocumulus

Cirrocumulus with Contrails

Cirrocumulus

Cirrus

Crepuscular Rays

Crepuscular Rays

Cumulonimbus

Cumulonimbus

Cumulonimbus

Squall Line

Double Rainbow

Double Rainbow

Moonset

Sea Mist

The Sea 'Steaming'

Snow Storm

Storm Front, Thailand

Stratus

Altocumulus at Sunrise

Sun Setting

Sunset

Sunset under Stratocumulus

Photovoltaic

The Battery is now installed and working. Itis a 10kWh LG with a SolarEdge AC/AC Inverter to control the house systems to maximise Self Generation and reduce Grid use and Export as much as possible.

 

I have installed 18 Hanwha Q-Cells panels (equivalaent to very nearly 5kW) of Monocrystaline Photovoltaic Solar Panels behind the house, completed 2014-07-24. There is a big concrete slab near the Met station to take the panels. The Steca Grid Tied inverter feeds electricity into house mains, any excess being fed back into the Grid, earning us a small credit against our electricity bill.
Quarterly Yield day by day Photovoltaic Yield for the current Quarter, day by day.

In our first year, we have used in the region of 25% less units of electricity compared to the previous 2 year average, and we have produced 19% MORE than was predicted. This is due to our sunny location, and the quality of the Hanwha Q-Cells. The Steca Inverter output can be viewed in realtime.

2014-07-24 Electrical System installed. job Done!Solar PV Installed
2014-07-23 Today 18 Monocrystalate PV Panels installed to give 4.95kW Maximum output Frame Installation
2014-07-15 Cable for power and network is run from the shelter to the house ready to connect!!
2014-07-13 I have modified my Energy Monitoring system to include the PV output all ready for connection.
2014-07-07 Concrete base goes in for the PV Array with a small shelter for the Inverter.Concrete Base

Here is the chosen site: Site for Photovoltaic Array