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post #1 of 29 (permalink) Old 06-12-2019, 05:35 PM Thread Starter
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Dost thou hast solar?

I don't mean on your calculator. Home solar photovoltaic system. No water heating either.

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I've made 112.05 kWh so far today, but it should reach over 150kWh by the end of the day.

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I'll get to 30 today ... funny how that works, your array generates ~5x more than mine
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I'll get to 30 today ... funny how that works, your array generates ~5x more than mine
If the city and fire dept were more accommodating, I could double it, but oddly enough, it would take 50% longer to pay off.
Never sell power back to the utility unless they pay at at least .12/kWh for it. SCE pays 0.025/kWh.

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When I asked for a solar estimate for my house it came back that in 25 years I would have only spent an additional $2000 for installing and using solar vs. leaving as is with no solar
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Made 41.8 today so far. Aiming for 50 plus I'd expect for the day. AC all day while feeding the battery. Good times. I think we need another 15kw of panels in the field to feed the ipace.



It's hard to say how much we've saved by putting in solar, but I think the payoff will be easily within 8 years. Figuring .22 per kwh average cost and about 20mwh per year.

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It's hard to say how much we've saved by putting in solar, but I think the payoff will be easily within 8 years. Figuring .22 per kwh average cost and about 20mwh per year.
You are paying 22 cents per kWh using your solar? I pay less than 10 cents per kWh from my utility...
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You are paying 22 cents per kWh using your solar? I pay less than 10 cents per kWh from my utility...

No. If I didn't have solar, I think my average kwh cost would be 22 cents. With solar, I've spent about 1k per year.

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Made 65 KWh today off my 10KW array. I am paid $0.382 cents per KWh so the payoff is 8 -10 years over the 20 year contract. Not bad, but the program is over in Ontario now.
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This is an excellent exercise in what's called "Ascertainment bias".

Which is the idea that the question you're asking influences the sample of people who respond; i.e., if you have solar you will certainly respond to the poll, but if you don't you may not bother .. skewing the result in favor of solar adoption.
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