How to Solar Power Your Home / House #1 - On Grid vs Off Grid

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View all my tutorials and videos: --------------------- Click "Show more" -------------------------------In this video I go through the components that are part of a solar power solution. I explain the differences between On-grid vs. off --------------------- Click "Show more" -------------------------------My website and forum:- and contributions:- techie channel MJLorton - Solar Power and Electronic Measurement Equipment - Techie Amazon Store: other channel VBlogMag - For almost any topic under the sun! - VBlogMag Amazon Store: to Exsolar for the work on the solar installation - equipment used or mentioned in this video:* Solar panels: Tenesol Total Energy - TE250-60M+ - 250 watt monocrystalline * Outback FlexMax 60 MPPT solar charger* The solar array will be 2250 watts (9x 250 watt mono crystalline panels)* The battery bank will be 8 x 150 Ah lead crystal batteries.* A Victron Energy Quattro inverter* A Victron Energy Grid tie inverter* A Victron Energy battery monitor* DC to DC converter* Micro inverters* Eskom power and cost of energy* Reduce energy bill / costs* Eskom solar pre-paid electricity / energy meter* Renewable energyIn this series on how to Solar Power Your Home:* What is "the Grid" - On Grid vs. Off Grid?* What is the best type of solar panel to install?* Do I need a battery battery technology should I use?* A look at the different type of inverters?* How much solar power do I need - sizing the array?* Measuring your energy consumption with energy meters.* How to make your home more efficient - CFL, LED lighting, solar geyser, heat * Is solar power / energy financially viable in South Africa? How long does it take to pay off?* Does power factor play a role in solar generated power.* Solar Power for your Home - "Free Electricity"?* Can I run my house entirely from solar power?* How to Solar Power a Home* How to Solar Power a House* how to solar power my homePost a comment on anything else you would like to see covered.

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