Off Grid Solar: Installing a 48V DC Step Down Converter

Off Grid Solar: Installing a 48V DC Step Down Converter

Views:18027|Rating:4.92|View Time:8:34Minutes|Likes:1095|Dislikes:18Our off grid deep freezer is running off of old recycled solar panels and batteries that are failing. We connect it to our new 48V solar system by installing a DC Step Down Converter. Will the converter work or will we need more solar panels for our battery powered chest freezer? Want To Support […]

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National Grid | Fully Charged

National Grid | Fully Charged

Views:119994|Rating:4.93|View Time:11:30Minutes|Likes:1542|Dislikes:23Robert Llewellyn visits the National Grid to find out what it’s all about! LIKE Fully Charged on Facebook @ Fully Charged Podcast on iTunes @ The National Grid is a high-voltage electric power transmission network, connecting power stations and 340+ substations ensuring supply and demand is in the balance. Nigel Williams speaks to Robert […]

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Best Way To Go Off The Grid, 8 Solar Panels

Best Way To Go Off The Grid, 8 Solar Panels

Views:358|Rating:5.00|View Time:50Minutes|Likes:8|Dislikes:0Please watch: “Removing Snow from the Solar Panels” –~– Best Way To Go Off The Grid, 8 Solar Panels. One solar panel at a time is the best way to go off grid. That is the only way financially from my opinion. This is how I have been doing this for eight years now. […]

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Off Grid With 9 Solar Panels

Off Grid With 9 Solar Panels

Views:439|Rating:4.58|View Time:1:39Minutes|Likes:11|Dislikes:1Please watch: “Removing Snow from the Solar Panels” –~– Off Grid With 9 Solar Panels. The off grid system just runs my computer so far. The solar panels do make a lot of electricity. I have a big computer. The inverter uses a lot of electricity also. I normally just keep that off when […]

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5 solar panels off grid, diy solar projects

5 solar panels off grid, diy solar projects

Views:837|Rating:4.17|View Time:2:32Minutes|Likes:5|Dislikes:1Please watch: “Removing Snow from the Solar Panels” –~– 5 solar panels off grid, diy solar projects. The harbor freight solar panels are only 45 watts each and that’s not a lot of bang for the buck. I get most of my solar items from Ebay. Just click the link below. So the four […]

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DIY Solar Panel Power from 80 WATT SOLAR PANELS to a Grid Tie Inverter

DIY Solar Panel Power from 80 WATT SOLAR PANELS to a Grid Tie Inverter

Views:154462|Rating:4.76|View Time:5:46Minutes|Likes:443|Dislikes:22DIY panel solar training for solar panel connections. Off Grid options for DIY and Green Jobs Training for solar installation of panels. This is a Monocrystalline Solar panel rated at 80 watts. This panel in direct sunlight can power a GTI Grid tie inverter providing 63 watts AC alternating current supplementing the power consumption […]

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The Real Truth About Living Off Grid With Solar Energy

The Real Truth About Living Off Grid With Solar Energy

Views:188609|Rating:4.74|View Time:12:48Minutes|Likes:3821|Dislikes:207We have unlimited power now, right?! Not quite. We discuss what it means to live with our new off grid 5.2kw solar array and how we manage power living off the grid. **UPDATE** Was Our Off Grid Solar System a Mistake?: RESOURCES: Want To Support Our Efforts? Buy Us a Beer! Guildbrook Farm Tees: […]

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PowerFilm Portable Solar Panel Grid Down Communications

PowerFilm Portable Solar Panel Grid Down Communications

Views:7297|Rating:4.88|View Time:13:17Minutes|Likes:318|Dislikes:8In this video, we will have a very close look at the PowerFilm F15-1200 Solar panel,  then field-test it along with the DIY 10Ah lithium iron phosphate battery pack. Finally, we’ll also discuss the pros and cons of the PowerFilm panels over other variants, and give you some tips on getting the most out […]

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Smart Grid: Setting the pace for tomorrow's energy efficient world

Smart Grid: Setting the pace for tomorrow’s energy efficient world

Views:2256|Rating:4.64|View Time:7:54Minutes|Likes:13|Dislikes:1Shown during the sustainable energies session at the LIFT Asia 09 conference in Jeju Island, South Korea, this video, made by Kepco, gives figures and information about the smart grid and shows how it’s possible to use electricity in a smarter and more intelligent manner

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Public Lecture | The New Grid: 100% Clean Energy for All

Public Lecture | The New Grid: 100% Clean Energy for All

Views:1134|Rating:4.41|View Time:1:6:42Minutes|Likes:15|Dislikes:2Description: The grid that transmits our electrical power needs a radical transformation. The structure of the grid has not changed fundamentally since its creation a century ago. But today’s grid faces new challenges: Clean energy sources like solar and wind are feeding more power into the grid, replacing centralized fossil fuel plants with more […]

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Installing Solar in a Small Off Grid Cabin Part I

Installing Solar in a Small Off Grid Cabin Part I

Views:2730|Rating:4.96|View Time:8:9Minutes|Likes:224|Dislikes:2Installing Solar Panels in a Small Off Grid Cabin. In this video we get started installing my medium size solar setup. We install the wire from the panels to the Midnight solar combiner box, run wire to the Victron 100/30 charge controller, install the Cotek SD 124 1500 watt hard wire inverter, the breakers […]

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How New York improved its electric grid after Sandy

How New York improved its electric grid after Sandy

Views:7285|Rating:4.89|View Time:6:5Minutes|Likes:533|Dislikes:12This video is sponsored by Siemens. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: Now it’s pretty much expected that big storms might result in power outages, but with big storms like Sandy happening more frequently and climate change exacerbating storm surges, power outages are going to be more frequent and more widespread. Electricity is […]

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How New York improved its electric grid after Sandy

How New York improved its electric grid after Sandy

Views:7285|Rating:4.89|View Time:6:5Minutes|Likes:533|Dislikes:12This video is sponsored by Siemens. I’m on Patreon! Consider supporting this channel: Now it’s pretty much expected that big storms might result in power outages, but with big storms like Sandy happening more frequently and climate change exacerbating storm surges, power outages are going to be more frequent and more widespread. Electricity is […]

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PowerFilm Solar & Raspberry Pi Off Grid Ham Radio Station OH8STN

PowerFilm Solar & Raspberry Pi Off Grid Ham Radio Station OH8STN

Views:4418|Rating:4.95|View Time:11:18Minutes|Likes:284|Dislikes:3Hello Operators Topic of the day is off grid solar and battery power for ham radio and our Raspberry Pi. During March 2018 I took a short trip to 66 degrees North to field test the solar powered ham radio field station. I had the 120 watt PowerFilm Solar panel, the Yaesu FT-891, and […]

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