This was my second solar array self install. As you can see the site has some shading issues so I went with an Enphase microinverter based system (IQ 8A 366 Watt MC4 Micro Inverters). With regard to panels, I initially went with Q Cells (Q Cells Q.Peak Duo BLK ML-G10+ 400) because of their higher
What you need to know before adding storage to a new, existing, or a buildable net-metered system! Adding storage to your grid-tie PV system allows you to power your home with or without the utility grid present. With storage as part of your home energy system you will continue to have power even when utility disruptions occur. Grid-Tie PV systems only produce power when the utility grid is detected.
Our customer Dirk S. of Ojai California shares his ground mount project with us: "Here’s a few pictures of my main 105 solar panel ground mount array. I have a second array for my second meter on the back of my land. The two of them run everything on my property, which is a lot.
Our customer Kyle of Utah send us pictures of his installation in progress. His solar project includes thirty-two REC Solar Alpha Black Series 355 Watt Mono Solar Panels
Local customer Bill, of Oceanside, sent us these really great pictures of his system add from start to finish. He also shared some really amazing drone shots showing the complete DIY PV system from a unique perspective.
Our local customer Andy sent us some great photos of his recent DIY installation. Andy worked with EcoDirect to size a PV system based on his current utility consumption and went with 3 separate arrays on the west and south roof areas.
Our customer Tony sent us these inspiring photos to share of his 7.7kW Grid-Tied system during and after completion. This unique project is on a duplex with a tiered flat roof, so placement was crucial to eliminate excessive shading.
A few of our fantastic customers in Illinois sent us these really cool photos of their off-grid DIY project.
Our customer Curtis in Virginia is doing it himself, installing his residential 11.3kW array using thirty-six Canadian Solar CS3K 315 Watt Mono-PERC solar panels.
Our customer Dennis in McDonough, Georgia sent us this beautiful photo of his recently self-installed IronRidge ground mount.