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Forum: Wind Power 03-30-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By Barrowman
Yes I have heard of them and seen it in a news...

Yes I have heard of them and seen it in a news item as well. I think they will probably work quite well. However we need to bear in mind that the wind speed is likely to be quite high having been...
Forum: Wind Power 03-03-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By Barrowman
Thanks for your input. I live in a village in...

Thanks for your input. I live in a village in Lincolnshire and I have no area big enough to fix a large Vwat and that one looked very good. So now I wonder if I could build something like that but on...
Forum: Wind Power 03-02-22, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By Barrowman
Power from turbulent wind

Has anyone come across a design for a generator which takes advantage of turbulent wind? What I have been told generally is that low level turbines don't work well because they rely on the air not...
Forum: Solar Power 12-24-20, 02:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,682
Posted By Barrowman
Do you think that would be true even though there...

Do you think that would be true even though there would be varistors across each input?
Forum: Solar Power 12-24-20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,682
Posted By Barrowman
I don't intend to rob myself. As I said in an...

I don't intend to rob myself. As I said in an earlier post my home is on higher ground but around it the whole area is a flood plain. In a flood the whole area including my home could be without...
Forum: Solar Power 12-18-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,682
Posted By Barrowman
More about my panels

I have been thinking about this some more and have more ideas as to getting this to safely work.
Assuming the approx. 500 volt no load output of the panel strings is correct several things come to...
Forum: Other Improvements 12-18-20, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,014
Posted By Barrowman
Well this link...

Well this link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_battery has information and it has lots of links too.
I get the feeling that little actual practical work is being done now and that they have...
Forum: Other Improvements 12-17-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,014
Posted By Barrowman
Earth Battery

Has anyone done any work on earth batteries?
Forum: Solar Power 11-01-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,682
Posted By Barrowman
Okay thanks for the information Robi. I certainly...

Okay thanks for the information Robi. I certainly do get FIT. I get a cheque every 3 months and average about 60 per month.
I guess I will go for the timed battery charging, As you say it's very...
Forum: Solar Power 10-31-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,213
Posted By Barrowman
I don't know what it's like there but in the UK...

I don't know what it's like there but in the UK switching a modem/router off each night will result in slowly reduce your internet speeds as the system assumes that the connection is too poor to...
Forum: Solar Power 10-31-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,682
Posted By Barrowman
We moved back to England about 5 1/2 years ago....

We moved back to England about 5 1/2 years ago. The system had already been in place since early 2013 so we got a straight transfer from the last owners.
The cables from the panels look as if they...
Forum: Solar Power 10-31-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,682
Posted By Barrowman
I can see that I could inject DC but it would...

I can see that I could inject DC but it would surely cost me more to generate it than I would get paid wouldn't it?
Or am I missing something?

I am surprised that you think the voltage will be...
Forum: Solar Power 10-30-20, 02:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,682
Posted By Barrowman
I like the idea of using server power supplies. ...

I like the idea of using server power supplies.
I was thinking that the 17 volts would feed a charge controller so no need to mess with them. Can't it work like that?
We tend not to think we might...
Forum: Solar Power 10-29-20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,682
Posted By Barrowman
Although the unit I originally had was not what I...

Although the unit I originally had was not what I thought I have been looking at how the PC power supply works. I have opened up a fairly recent one and think now it would work. I guess I didn't...
Forum: Solar Power 10-28-20, 02:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,682
Posted By Barrowman
Using my panels without the grid

Hi everyone just found this site and hope I can get something sorted out.
I have 16 panels which are wired as 2 sets of 8. I assume their output is at 192 volts.
The system is a grid tied one here...
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