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(Mechanoids): solar PV grid tie roof mounted power additional system including extensive rewiring and upgrading to consumer unit to accommodate new generation safely with some work by off grid solar light at night 19 DHD.jpg
D=2010-05-05 [May 5, 2010]; S=3MB, 3264x2448; T=JPEG image [MIME:image/jpeg].
Key: D= file date of exhibit; S= size in bytes, XxY pixels, etc; T= type of exhibit; L= location/time or viewpoint of exhibit (if known).
- solar = sun, of the sun
- solar pv = photovoltaic, photovoltaics, electricity, energy, solar power, solar panel, solar shingle, solar tracker, solar battery, sun battery, sun power, renewable energy, RE, clean energy, cleantech, green energy, zero-carbon = Generation of electricity from sunlight, for immediate use, battery-charging, battery-backed (eg off-grid), or grid-tied. See also solar cell and solar panel.
- solar pv grid tie = grid-tied, grid-tied synchronous inverter, distributed generation, decentralised generator, decentralized generation = Specialised inverter synchronised to mains frequency and voltage and able to pump energy directly into the grid as part of a decentralised/distributed generation scheme. Allows energy to be drawn locally by mains-connected loads, with excess typically automatically 'spilling' to the grid, deferring centralised (possibly fossil-fuel) generation elsewhere. Typically has safety features such as disconnection from the grid if its parameters fall out of tolerance (frequency/voltage) to protect engineers working on the lines (say) after a blackout. Can range in size from a few Watts to MegaWatts, and can typically be paralleled/'stacked' easily.
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