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Three days and a swarm of people and the solar array is UP. But not up and running, yet. We still need the town to inspect the electricity and the building, NSTAR to approve the interconnection, to install the monitoring system, someone to commission the system, and us to be trained in its operation and maintenance. Another week […]
It’s up and working (those cells cannot be turned off), but we’re not harvesting yet. First, some more paperwork… We’re harvesting other things, though: herbs and greens, green beans, celery, garlic, parsley, basil, and… potatoes! Much more, soon!
stack of PV panels We’re doing it, we’re putting solar PV on our roof. Though many went before it, taking delivery of the stack of panels felt like the first step. It was the first time something happened, not just talk and research and calculations. It was also irreversible: that’s $16,100 worth of panels, paid for […]
Solar eye Today we talked to the tree removal people, and the quote they gave us was reasonable. We’re talking a lot of trees, here: six largish-large oaks (some white, some red), one massive beech and one younger one, and three tall pines. Then there will be stump removal (necessary because we want to plant […]