Tag Archives: solar panels

Where or where have I been?

Everything about this gardening season has gotten off to a slow start. I didn’t get my spring seedlings planted in time so I had to buy starts this year. I planted the cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and onion starts only to … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a solar panel installation

As some of you may have gathered by the We’ve Got the Power post by Sandy, we have finally taken the plunge into solar power / photovoltaic (PV) generation.  We have been wanting to install a PV array on our … Continue reading

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Solar panel installation

It’s been an exciting week! The Puget Sound Solar crew arrived and installed all of our Silicon Energy panels. These panels are made in Washington state and qualify for the highest energy incentives. Above, you can see 33 of our … Continue reading

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Final solar panel layout

After our final site inspection and some back and forth over a few different layout options, we settled on a 45-panel installation. The Puget Sound Solar installation crew arrives tomorrow. Yay! Update: System has been installed! See the installed system … Continue reading

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Goin’ solar

After years of talking about it, we’re finally going solar. Over the coming weeks, we will be working with Puget Sound Solar to install a 49 panel Silicon Energy system. The panels and transformers are made in Washington and qualify … Continue reading

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