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Basic Off-grid System Users Guide Poster

I have been working with my graphic designer to produce a 'users guide' basic educational poster that will be printed on 11" x 17" poster b…

Started by Eric Youngren

3 Mar 3, 2010
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Off-grid PV as appropriate technology?

I believe that off-grid PV is appropriate technology (AT) when systems are designed and built to supply power for appropriate loads for a 2…

Started by Eric Youngren

0 Dec 1, 2009

Solar Nexus Systems

The Solar Nexus approach to off-grid PV system marketing is to simplify the major elements of a system into four main parts: 1. PV ARRAY 2…

Started by Eric Youngren

0 Dec 1, 2009

PV racks for Africa

Right now in Africa they have local welders build custom racks for every array. They are decent quality and sometimes quite nicely painted.…

Started by Eric Youngren

0 Dec 1, 2009

Solar Store in a Box

This is a long-range planning brainstorm of a way to scale up distribution of Solar Nexus Systems and improve the quality of small scale PV…

Started by Eric Youngren

0 Dec 1, 2009

Batteries for Africa

There is a strong preference for sealed VRLA batteries in Africa. Flooded batteries have a bad reputation due to the high incidence of syst…

Started by Eric Youngren

0 Dec 1, 2009

PV combiners for Africa

What is the best low cost solution for PV array combiners when UL listing and NEC compliance are irrelevant? I have a project to supply a…

Started by Eric Youngren

0 Dec 1, 2009

What is solar empowerment?

What should be the minimum requirement to consider one's self solar powered? My definition would include a portable PV system to power a l…

Started by Eric Youngren

1 Sep 9, 2008
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