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A Million Little Pieces Of My Mind

Building the Solar Array

By: Paul S. Cilwa Viewed: 4/15/2024
Occurred: 4/22/2020
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Topics: #Coronavirus #Maui
We may be off the grid but not in the 1800s.

Today the workmen started on the wooden framework that is to hold the array of solar panels we intend will eventually provide all our electrical power, rather than the generators we are now using (and which are very expensive in terms of the gasoline they use to run.)

This is what they have so far on the aolar array. The panels haven't yet been mounted, obviously.

In the hollow beneath the solar array, will be the Solar Shed. This building will house the batteries and electronics that send electricity from the solar panels to the batteries, and house current from the batteries to the dwellings.

By the way, these workmen are Bob and Dallas.

Meanwhile, the cows that share our property decided to come up to the top level.

We don't mind that, but after the workmen had left for the day and I was ready to go below to our cabin, I had to fight discomfort over the idea the cows would be just walking all over the guys' hard work.