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Forum: Solar Power 06-13-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By creeky
Are you still working on this jj? For the...

Are you still working on this jj?

For the Volt packs I would recommend using a basic inverter. I like the CNBOU line. And then use a programmable charger or power supply to charge the batteries if...
Forum: Conservation 11-11-18, 03:05 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 19,012
Posted By creeky
I would talk with the sales rep there. They seem...

I would talk with the sales rep there. They seem to have all kinds of stuff that doesn't get into the websites.
I was shown a 96v inverter. Small 5kw. But it was really inexpensive.
You're right...
Forum: Conservation 11-11-18, 09:41 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 19,012
Posted By creeky
Yo Power / Hefei have three phase inverters...

Yo Power / Hefei have three phase inverters (http://www.solarcharge-controller.com/sale-11003617-high-efficiency-30kw-three-phase-off-grid-inverter-lcd-display-sine-wave-ac-output.html) for high...
Forum: Conservation 11-10-18, 09:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 19,012
Posted By creeky
Oilpan, you might want to look at the new Victron...

Oilpan, you might want to look at the new Victron 10kw inverter. Two of them together make 240 split phase and 20kw steady hour after hour.

The chinese have some higher voltage inverters. 96 and...
Forum: Tools 05-15-18, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By creeky
Ah. A new toy. Nothing more fun than getting the...

Ah. A new toy. Nothing more fun than getting the backhoe on the tractor and having a good trenching day.

The horses, in their retirement, would probably like to have a nice pond to stand beside?
Forum: Solar Power 05-15-18, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By creeky
Hopefully the panels last. I'm seeing terrible...

Hopefully the panels last. I'm seeing terrible reviews. Maybe you could use better panels at home and do the semi flex for camping only?

I'll probably try some too. It would be nice for camping....
Forum: The Billiards Room 04-16-18, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By creeky
Ready for the Silent Spring?

As the son of a biologist and a determined nature lover I have been watching the plight of the bees with some concern. Now it looks like the bees are the least of our problem.

You see, coinciding...
Forum: Solar Power 04-16-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By creeky
I like the esmart3. Looks like a good mppt...

I like the esmart3. Looks like a good mppt controller. I have ordered some for testing myself. So will get back to you on that. Certainly the price is right. And you can get a wifi module for it.
...
Forum: EcoRenovator Blog Discussion 01-30-18, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,841
Posted By creeky
Neat technique. I wish they sold the tech rather...

Neat technique. I wish they sold the tech rather than bundling with a system. Maybe I missed something at the website.
Forum: Solar Power 01-14-18, 04:34 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,005
Posted By creeky
Final update on the cell balance anomoly: ...

Final update on the cell balance anomoly:

After a week of RedWing BMS use he reports
.009v difference.

Perfect result.

We will now be monitoring to watch if the cells go back out of...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-29-17, 04:42 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,884
Posted By creeky
Just a quick note: plus thx to Xringer. This...

Just a quick note: plus thx to Xringer.

This fall I installed a Gree Crown in my gfs studio.

How's it been working? Our neck of the far north has been taking a beating. The last week has seen...
Forum: Solar Power 12-29-17, 04:31 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,005
Posted By creeky
Well. I got an email earlier this week from one...

Well. I got an email earlier this week from one of my fellow chevy volt experimenters. Not sure what happened but he had his cells go wildly out of whack.

After some months of no real voltage...
Forum: Conservation 12-04-17, 08:21 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 19,012
Posted By creeky
Randen. Really liking your system. I think you'll...

Randen. Really liking your system. I think you'll find the actual storage/use/solar input equation to be better than anticipated. I'm anticipating you'll find 180kw of storage as unnecessary.
...
Forum: Solar Power 11-18-17, 09:17 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,005
Posted By creeky
Princeton university did a cost comparison...

Princeton university did a cost comparison between solar storage systems in 2013. Even then it was cheaper on a per cycle basis to use lithium.

Lithium battery prices have plummeted since.

One...
Forum: Solar Power 11-16-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,005
Posted By creeky
Just an update on the balancers. They are working...

Just an update on the balancers. They are working perfectly. I was actually able to find and rescue a way out of balance module. Took a week to come into balance but has been sitting there working...
Forum: Solar Power 10-27-17, 04:10 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,005
Posted By creeky
Voila. Here is the first of the complete...

Voila. Here is the first of the complete "RedWing" bms boards rolling off the line. This is for the Volt lineup. 12S with the PCB allowing up to 12 modules to be tied together.

(I call them...
Forum: Solar Power 10-24-17, 08:02 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,005
Posted By creeky
Seems reasonable. But I have no idea as to price....

Seems reasonable. But I have no idea as to price. I would like to get my hands on the motor and drivetrain. And imagine so would a lot of folk. Sadly I don't have the time for that right now. But you...
Forum: Conservation 10-21-17, 01:10 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 19,012
Posted By creeky
A young lad not afraid of work. Can I borrow him....

A young lad not afraid of work. Can I borrow him. Smile.

Look forward to your inverter build.
Forum: Conservation 10-19-17, 06:15 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 19,012
Posted By creeky
I thought I'd share a pic of one off grid system...

I thought I'd share a pic of one off grid system I helped build this summer.

http://www.bobolinksolar.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/8moduleSWinstall-169x300.jpg

This is 3kw of solar and 18kw...
Forum: Solar Power 10-12-17, 09:02 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,005
Posted By creeky
Jimmy, I have a solar business. bobolinksolar dot...

Jimmy, I have a solar business. bobolinksolar dot com
you can contact me there. thanks

btw. for all who are following. the units are proving slow but steady. which is what I had hoped for. The...
Forum: Solar Power 10-05-17, 07:15 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,005
Posted By creeky
Can you start your own thread on this. Thank you....

Can you start your own thread on this. Thank you.

I am not an expert in this scenario. And I'm not sure I understand your question. I would contact Schneider. According to what I read in the...
Forum: Solar Power 10-05-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,005
Posted By creeky
see the Schneider grid support page...

see the Schneider grid support page (https://www.schneider-electric.ca/en/faqs/FA229233/)

I don't really understand what you're trying to do. Are you selling to the grid? In this case the inverter...
Forum: Solar Power 10-04-17, 11:31 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,005
Posted By creeky
I am super pleased to announce the addition of...

I am super pleased to announce the addition of the BMS. This is a simple "active balancing" unit wired here for 12S! Huzzah
...
Forum: Solar Power 09-03-17, 09:07 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,005
Posted By creeky
Glad to hear things are progressing. The...

Glad to hear things are progressing.

The harnesses may be of use. You can use the plugs with a 6 or 8S cell monitor. As seen previously here.

I don't like BMS solutions. I've yet to see one...
Forum: Solar Power 09-02-17, 10:27 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 32,005
Posted By creeky
I am starting to find the parts necessary to...

I am starting to find the parts necessary to build more robust Volt SESS packs. Starting with custom wiring harnesses to replace the Volt orange plug.
...
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