Grid Tied Solar

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  Grid-Direct PV A grid-connected PV system consists of PV modules, output cables, a module mounting structure, AC and DC disconnect switches,inverter(s), grounding equipment, and a metering system, as shown in the diagram below. The Grid-Tie System Worksheet is designed to help contractors size a PV array to offset all … Continue reading

How to Install a Wind Turbine Slip Ring

How to Install a Wind Turbine Slip Ring Instructional DIY Video from Missouri Wind and Solar   In the video above, Jeff demonstrates how to hook up a slip ring to our Freedom and Freedom II PMG, though you can use the same method for nearly any wind turbine PMA … Continue reading

Wind Turbine Troubleshooting

Wind Turbine Troubleshooting Simple tips and methods for wind turbine troubleshooting.  Answers to common problems, advice for where to install your turbine, etc. Testing Wind Turbine Output: Do not use an AC voltmeter or ammeter for checking turbine output. Only check the wind turbine with a DC voltmeter and/or ammeter on … Continue reading

DC Amp and Volt Meter Wiring and Q & A

DC Amp and Volt Meter Wiring Q & A with Jeff of Missouri Wind and Solar   Can’t see the video?  Watch it on our YouTube Channel   Tips & Things to Remember in DC Amp Meter Wiring: Use a DC amp meter for amp readings Don’t allow incoming power … Continue reading

Series Wiring for Battery Banks

Wiring 24 Volt Battery Bank in Series

Series Wiring for 24 Volt Battery Banks Wiring Your Batteries to Increase Voltage 24 Volt Battery Bank Wiring Two 12 volt 100 amp hour batteries wired in series result in a 24 volt 100 amp hour battery bank.  When wired in series, the battery voltage doubles, but the amp hours stay the same as … Continue reading