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An Interesting (and Spiffy) Case Study of Integrated PV in a Micro-Grid

Discussion in 'Charging Standards and Infrastructure' started by SageBrush, May 11, 2016.

  1. SageBrush

    SageBrush Active Member

    May 7, 2015
    Power Sharing | Home Power Magazine

    This micro-grid is not going to support EVs as designed ;-)
    but I found it fascinating because
    1. Excess power is shunted to storage hot water
    2. The back-up generator supplies and protects the battery storage intelligently and automagically
    In broad outline this matches what I want from a home integrated into the a grid-tie system, but the utility acts as the generator on demand.
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