Off grid connection for a shed.

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Re: Off grid connection for a shed.

Postby Grakat » Tue Jun 09, 2015 11:56 am

Thanks for that Gordon.

So 2S + 2S it is for now. I was thinking about the amperage produced rather than the voltage drop. It will be
easier to put them in series anyway.

I have about 63m2 of roof space so there's not a lot of room for panels anyway. However for what I want to do it should be fine.

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Re: Off grid connection for a shed.

Postby Gordon-Loomberah » Tue Jun 09, 2015 12:24 pm

It is volts X amps that is important, and it's best to minimise the high current flow cable length, so PV to CC is best done at higher voltage (panel Vmp) and lower current, and the shorter length CC to battery cable is done at battery voltage and higher current. Loomberah weather and astronomy including live solar radiation intensity and UV + Gunagulla aquaponics, organic eggs and cherries
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