I was surfing & forund this site---this is great---I will post it on some RV web forum sites---Lots of RV-ers have these panel sets -I (Had) one 45 watt set on my roof and a big storm tore them…Continue
Now (march 2013) that i have 380 watts of Solar panels on my house and 7 Lights (LED"s) lighting it---I just got March's power bill (Whoopie) it dropped to $82.27 from mostly $120-$130 I still use some 220 volt stuff IE;the well & some electric Heat.it's all the lighting difference also i have a added 12 volt Fan in the duct that always running circulating heat/air.I'm warmer & my solar is paying me back-Third month in a row--(WHOOPIE)
Up date on what's happening @ my place in the woods.early October 2013. I put a 12--24 volt well pump 70 ft down in my old "caved in well" 1/2" pipe tested pump on 12 v dc, yippie good clean water.got to take sample to the county but I have done home test it's fine.pump puts out 95 psi.got to add pressure switch,but this gives me emergency water if grid go's down..43 ft of water available in a 6" pipe.haven't pumped it all the way down to check recovery.but I have 40 gallon storage from this well.soon solar panel on the pumphouse roof to maintain battery.
richie in southern Va.
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