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    Does grid fluctuation or dirty power cause PW to interpret as grid outage for 5 minutes?

    Have had my PW2 for about 15 months. While I've only had a couple of grid outages lasting more than a few minutes, maybe for an hour or two, I do get a lot of supposed "outages" for 5 minutes that I suspect may not be true outages. I have a neighbor that tracks outages closely (so as to get...
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    PW recharging behavior with no sun

    Not sure if this is normal or not. Have PW for about 16 months now. Have 12k solar but PW is backup only. Have one PW, been waiting 14 months for second. True operational grid outages in last 16 months have been few and short. While out of town a couple of weeks ago, during a thunderstorm...
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    Ford Bi-Directional Charger for Ford EVs (and maybe Powerwalls?)

    Just saw the old news today that Sunrun will be installing 80 amp bi-directional charging stations for the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning EV Sunrun To Install 80-amp Charge Station For All-Electric Ford F-150 Lightning Any thoughts out there on being able to integrate this into an existing 12 kW...
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    Powerwall Backorders

    Had one PW installed in February 2020. A few months later, I realized I need a second one for my 12k solar system. Ordered it from my same local third-party installer around the first of June. A few months later, installer told me they're backordered until first quarter of 2021. Well, here we...
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    PW phone app backup notification

    After installing PW2 and doing 6 outage tests over the first 6 months, I got the phone app push notification when power went off and also back on. The notifications, both power on and off, appear to be delayed about 10 minutes before receiving push notification on phone app. Is this normal...
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    Second PW Installation Cost

    Had a single PW installed a couple of months ago. Unfortunately, the recommendation of the installer was incorrect and I actually need two. The installer is an authorized partner and install was fine. I paid $11,500 for the install. Taking out the material costs (Battery $6,500, Gateway $1,100...
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    Misleading Capabilities of Backup Mode?

    Already had a new 12.1kWh PV system. After much research (unfortunately, not on this forum) comparing one PW2 with a natural gas generator, I decided on the PW. As I have net-metering, the PW's only purpose is as backup---same as the generator. For the same net money as one PW, I could have...
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    PW2 installed today; a few questions

    I recall (possibly incorrectly), that the PW2 has a feature similar to The Sense Home Energy Monitor. Is this correct? I couldn't find anything on my Android app. My Android app is working. I looked, but can't find a Windows PC app or a comparable web page. My battery arrived with 18%...
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    New install, flashing green light with everything off

    Install still in progress. Yesterday, they got all the wiring between main panel & battery done. Unexpectedly, green light started flashing. Don't know if power button was initially bumped on, but if it was, after turning it off, still had flashing green light. Per owners manual, should be no...
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    Good question from building inspector.

    The building inspector was reviewing my PW interior basement install yesterday. Code requires a fire dept warning plaque on the electrical/PV panels outside. The inspector asked, "what happens after the fire dept turns off all the electrical/PV switches outside and the PW is still powering the...
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    Powerwall Location Options

    Forgot to ask earlier. I'm having a Powerwall installed tomorrow morning. Apparently two location options. 1. An unfinished storage area in the center of the basement next to the main electrical panel. This area is conditioned space, year-round temps probably range 65-75F. 2. An unfinished...

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