Installing solar 100 miles from the nearest road is a challenge, but we have ways to do it! Installations in the bush are always an adventure.
FOR SALE. CHEAP. Under 8 hours run time.
I've used Stihl string trimmers for years, and have always liked them. So, because the Stihl dealer in Boulder is close and convenient, I went with the Stihl Wood Boss MS251. Big mistake.
We really like working with Midnite Solar products, made in the USA, but the best part is the people who run the place. boB, Robin, Ryan, Walter, Roy, Tom, Doug, the list goes on... they even have a shop cat.
Hands-on workshop covering solar thermal, solar electric, solar ovens, methane biodigesters and more...in beautiful Costa Rica, taught by our friend Ian Woofenden and his company Renewable Reality.
You can register for the workshop here.
The purpose of this series of Code Craziness articles is to gently poke some fun at the more absurd additions, omissions and twisted, incomprehensible language in NFPA 70, the National Electrical Code®.
SOLD - no longer available
But if you come across any similar situations, let us know and we can post them here.
If you are near Georgia, USA you might want to inquire on this one...a rolled over shipping container filled with 1400 PV modules, 102 watts each (Pmax) and ~87 volts open circuit (Voc). They are First Solar from Malaysia, UL listed, etc. Extent of damage unknown.
Viroqua, Wisconsin at the Driftless Folk School, June 25-30 2015
We're offering our favorite, awesome 6-day HANDS ON Wind Turbine Design and Construction (Homebrew Wind Power) in Viroqua this year, the first of 2015! Cost is $700 per student.
You can see the class syllabus here.
Our good friend Ian Woofenden has been teaching some awesome classes down in Central America for years now, and here's his latest offering! We all wish we could go......
Here's all the info about the class and how to sign up.