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Solar array mounted to side of cabin

Example list of appliances and power consumption for 3-day cabin using several modern AC appliances, generator for well pump

Appliance AC
watts
# in use

hours \ day

days \ week
average watts \ day
 
Vacuum
1200
1
0.5
1
89
Cell phone charging
3
1
12
3
15
Satellite system (turn off when not in use)
30
1
3
3
39
TV (turn off remote when not in use)
100
1
2
2
57
Stereo
55
1
2
2
31
Ceiling Fan
50
1
3
3
64
Lights (compact fluorescent)
20
4
4
3
137
Microwave (0.6 to 0.8 cu.ft.) no digital display
800
1
0.5
3
171
Coffee maker (brewing)
1200
1
0.1
3
51
Coffee maker (warming)
600
0
(use Carafe)
0
Toaster
1200
1
0.1
3
51
Sanders, drill, misc. power hand tools
400
1
0.5
1
29
Blenders, Mixers, Misc. Kitchen
400
1
0.5
1
29
Well pump 240 VAC
2400
0
(use generator)
0
Pressurizing Pump (Dankoff flowlight)
400
1
0.9
3
154
 
Total
8858
continuous
915
 
kWh monthly
28

 

300-watt Solar PV System
with true sine wave inverter for an off-grid seasonal 3-day -weekend cabin requiring about 28 kWh monthly.

- 300 watts PV (solar electric)
- OutBack Inverter Power Panel with single inverter for 3500 watts continuous at 120 VAC output
- AC & DC Disconnect Enclosures
- Breakers
- Shunt
- Busses
- Inverter ByPass
- Mate for programing
- Battery Temperature Sensors
- PV Combiner Box
- MPPT Solar Charge Controller
- Array & Charge Controller Disconnects
- PV Array Mount, Adjustable
- 8 T-105 Batteries (6-volt, 225 Amp-Hours) for about 3 days autonomy
- Digital Battery Volt Meter
- Meter Wire to house
- Insulated Battery Box
- Lightening Surge Protector
- PV Output Cable and Conduit
- Grounding Package
- 10-ft 4/0 Bettery Cables
- Battery connects
Equipment: $7,260 to $11,100

- Trip charges to remote location
- Install PV Array, output cable, and conduit
- Mount PV Array rack
- Mount and wire PV Array
- Grounding
- Install and wire Inverter Charge Controller and Battery Bank
- Permit
- Sales tax
Instalation: $3,350 to $6,250

Not included:
- Excavation and trenching
- Main AC Breaker Panel
- House Wiring
- Equipment room or shed
- Backup Generator
- Generator balancing Transformet
- etc.

Prices Subject to Change Without Notice.

   

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