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July13 06 008
  • July13 06 008
    Uni-Solar PVL building integrated PV array 1 kW grid-tied PV System - Orcas Island.
  • 05 Pictures 941
    3 kW of Sharp polycrystalline PV - Friday Harbor.
  • Honeywell
    30.82kW grid-tied PV array on San Juan Island.
  • IMG larualee486
    9.95kW grid-tied PV array on San Juan Island.
  • MishForWeb
    3kW PV array very tastefully added to a house on Lopez Island.
  • wentworth
    3.92kW PV array on San Juan Island.
  • ElsworthLinda
    Affordable 1.88kW PV for the OPAL housing project.
  • WoodsongGroundMt
    5kW PV array under construction.
  • BayleyArray
    4kW grid-tied PV array on Orcas Island.
  • Brettlarson
    2.2kW off-grid PV array.
  • Claudia'sWholeArray!
    8kW pole-mounted PV array!
  • EpiscopalChurch1
    6.75kW PV array in Eastsound.
  • Apr19 06 006
    PV roof system.
  • Apr19 06 007
    3 kW of Sanyo HIT modules, grid-tied - San Juan Island.
  • 05 Pictures 150
    Top of pole mount array attached to side of building.
  • 05 Pictures 540
    Site mixing concrete for poles.
  • 05 Pictures 664
    12V system for West Africa, Trace C40's used as load control and PV charge control.
  • 05 Pictures 669
    System that went to West Africa. Outback inverter, Trimetric battery monitor.
  • 05 Pictures 951
    450 Watts of pre-wired PV crated for shipment to Guinea Bissau, West Africa.
  • Aug2706 031
    900 Watts of Uni-Solar PVL laminate modules, Eastsound Bandstand - Orcas Island.
  • Aug2706 033
    Uni-Solar PVL wiring under ridge cap, Eastsound Bandstand - Orcas Island.
  • Feb2006 002
    Solar Pathfinder site selector in action.
  • July 07,07 014
    1200 Watts of Sanyo PV - Orcas Island.
  • June 20,07 024
    Original install 2004, second pole added 2007.
  • Lopez Pvl
    UniSolar PVL building integrated PV modules - Lopez Island.
  • May10 06 005
    3 kW of Sanyo HIT modules - San Juan Island.
  • Nikon.08.2005 056
    Grundfos SQflex controller.
  • Nov192006 043
    2 kW of PV rescued from Friday Harbor, on the ferry headed home.
  • Roselli Array
    660 Watts of Sharp 165 polycrystalline PV.
  • Rsofficewitharray
    1 kW top of pole mount at West Sound Marina - Orcas Island.

  • 05 Pictures 520
    On the Nordland, bound for installation on Stuart Island, 2004.
  • 05 Pictures 544
    Farm irrigation pump, Crowfoot Farm - Lopez Island.
  • 05 Pictures 547
    Sand filter on right, middle filter is bypass for back-flush cleaning of sand filter.
  • Aug2706 003
    Array direct pumping controlled by a 12V timer.
  • Aug2706 006
    Small irrigation system to supply water from a pond to newly transplanted trees - San Juan Island.
  • Aug2706 008
    Array direct drip irrigation system - San Juan Island.
  • HeinPump&Pond
    Array direct pumping with DC submersible pump to supply garden water feature - Orcas Island.
  • June24 06 020
    PV array direct pumping. Submersible pump suspended below float in pond - San Juan Island.
  • June24 06 023
    Peter Corning of Synergy Farm shows off the control boxes for his Grundfos SQ Flex PV pumping system.
  • June24 06 025
    Sand filter system for drip irrigation from pond - San Juan Island.
  • Mar2107 107
    Mobile PV-direct pressure pump and sand filtration system - Lopez Island.
  • Mar2107 108
    Trailer mounted piston pump for seasonal installation near farm pond.
  • Mar2107 116
    Trailer mounted irrigation pump with pressure tank - Lopez Island.
  • May07 200
    Sand filter and pressure pump supplies drip irrigation system from farm pond water source - Lopez Island.
  • May07 202
    220 Watts to supply a homestead irrigation system.
  • Nikon.08.2005 049
    Stainless screen and float structure for submersible pump used to pump from a farm pond - Orcas Island.
  • OrcasSoundPV
    240 Watts of PV for small farm irrigation.
  • TreemountSP75
    75 Watt tree mounted module 100' up in large Fir tree. Runs slowpump to supply water from creek up to the house - Cypress Island.

  • 05 Pictures 133
    1 kW microhydro on West side of Mt. Constitution - Orcas Island.
  • Glenwoodhydro1
    Grid-tied induction hydro - Orcas Island.
  • Ourwhitewater
    "Tailwater" falls from the turbine after it has impacted the Pelton runner.

  • 05 Pictures 136
    Bergey 850 on 100' tower, Mount Dallas - San Juan Island.
  • Frenetictreeturbine
    1 kW Bergey turbine on tree mounted tower, off-grid - San Juan Island.
  • Jake
    3 kW Jacobs turbine on free-standing lattice tower - Stuart Island.
  • IMG 1047
    3 kW Jacobs turbine on free-standing lattice tower - Stuart Island.

  • 05 Pictures 137
    UL 16 batteries wired series/parallel for 12 Volts.
  • 05 Pictures 153
    Trace SW inverter, PSDC enclosure, Trace C-40, circa 2002 - Sinclair Island.
  • 05 Pictures 581
    Top of pole on side of tree - Stuart Island.
  • 05 Pictures 589
    450 Watts of Shell monocrystalline PV.
  • 05 Pictures 674
    8 UL 16's wired for 24 Volts. Keep your batteries clean!
  • 05 Pictures 675
    Power house - Stuart Island.
  • 05 Pictures 769
    16 UL 16's wired for 48 volts.
  • 05 Pictures 771
    Outback power systems equipment.
  • 05 Pictures 775
    2 inverter/chargers provide 6 kW continuous output @ 120/240 VAC.
  • 05 Pictures 777
    Top of pole mount - Stuart Island.
  • 05 Pictures 781
    Top of pole mount - Stuart Island.
  • 05 Pictures 784
    Top of pole mount - Stuart Island.
  • 05 Pictures 955
    Top of pole mounted on living tree that had its top broken out - Stuart Island.
  • Frenetic House
    Off-grid home - PV and wind powered electrical system, rainwater catchment domestic water, passive solar heating - San Juan Island.
  • Gregorybatterybox
    2.5 kW Outback inverter - 720 Amp-Hour battery in EPDM lined and insulated plywood box.
  • July 07,07 020
    Off-grid home - Orcas Island.
  • July29 06 015
    Off-grid power system - Stuart Island.
  • June 20,07 021
    Pole mount PV - Stuart Island.
  • June5 06 019
    Off-grid home - PV electricity and Thermomax evacuated tube solar hot water - San Juan Island.
  • June5 06 026
    360 amp-hour battery @ 48 volts.
  • Lex's Battery
    Off-grid battery box.
  • Ourbattery
    360 amp-hours at 48 volts.
  • Ourboxes
    Outback power system and battery box.
  • Schmitt Inverter
    Outback power system - Stuart Island.
  • Sept262006 003
    PV arrays power/pump house - Cypress Island.
  • Sept262006 009
    Off-grid power system - Cypress Island.
  • Tuckerbattery
    720 amp-hour battery @ 24 VDC.
  • Tuckerboxes
    Trace SW inverter with Outback PSDC.
  • Tuckerpole And House
    Off-grid summer home - Lopez Island.
  • Yellowislandarray
    Nature Conservancy caretaker’s cabin - Yellow Island.
  • Yellowislandboxes
    In the days before Outback boxes - Yellow Island.

  • 05 Pictures 422
    2.5 kW grid-tied inverter and DC disconnect.
  • 05 Pictures 930
    Each pole holds 1400 Watts of PV.
  • Apr19 06 007
    3 kW of Sanyo HIT modules, grid-tied - San Juan Island.
  • Enderlein Poles
    2 kW grid-interactive PV system - Orcas Island.
  • Greavesarray
    30 kiloWatt grid-tied PV - Orcas Island.
  • Greaveseast
    30 kW PV power plant - Orcas Island.
  • Greavesnorth
    30 kW PV power plant - Orcas Island. Looking south towards West Sound and Shaw Island.
  • Greavespolemount
    Grid-tied inverter and DC disconnect.
  • Greaveswest
    30 kW of Schott (Sharp) polycrystalline PV 180 x 165W modules.
  • July13 06 008
    Uni-Solar PVL building integrated PV array 1 kW grid-tied PV system - Orcas Island.
  • July29 06 001
    2.5 kW grid-tied PV inverter DC and AC disconnects and production meter.
  • July29 06 005
    Grid-tied PV system - Orcas Island.
  • June5 06 005
    2 kW grid-interactive PV system - San Juan Island.
  • June5 06 006
    2 kW grid-interactive PV system - San Juan Island.
  • June5 06 025
    6 kW grid-connected with battery backup system - San Juan Island.
  • Keeshan Array
    3 kW grid-tied PV system - San Juan Island.
  • Keeshanboxescropped
    2.5 kW grid-tied PV inverter - External DC and AC disconnects - Digital PV production meter.
  • Lcs Ground Racks
    1000 Watt grid-tied PV - Lopez Island.
  • Mar0207 025
    3 kW grid-tied PV system - 18 Sanyo HIT 195 PV modules - Orcas Island.
  • Mar0207 030
    3 kW grid-tied PV inverter - Orcas Island.
  • May10 06 001
    Xantrex GT 3.0 grid-tied inverters - San Juan Island.
  • May10 06 004
    Utility disconnect switch and PV production meter.
  • May21 06 001
    2.5 kW grid-tied PV system.
  • May21 06 003
    Byron and Joyce Harrell chat with Joel Mietzner of OPALCO.
  • May21 06 004
    2.5 kW of grid-tied PV - San Juan Island.
  • May21 06 008
    Byron and Joyce Harrell turning on their 2.5 kW grid-tied PV system - San Juan Island.
  • Mikenelsonspeaks
    Mike Nelson of NW Solar Center speaks at dedication of Greaves PV Power Plant - Orcas Island.
  • Oct222006 015
    1200 Watt grid-tied PV - San Juan Island.
  • Roselli Boxes
    Utility-interactive system with Trace SW inverter.
  • Westsoundarray
    1 kW grid-tied PV system at West Sound Marina. - Orcas Island.

  • Nikon.08.27.2005 107
    Eric coupling the HDPE pipe to the steel. Glenwood Springs Hydroelectric - Orcas Island.
  • Mar0207 029
    John's new work truck.
  • SJCfairbooth
    Dacia at the Rainshadow Solar Booth, 2003 San Juan County Fair.
  • Nikon.08.27.2005 110
    Master fusion welder, Kaj Enderlein, operates the Track Star poly pipe welding machine.
  • May07 225
    Jeff Dyer putting the finishing touches on a 60-tube system - Lopez Island.
  • July 07,07 028
    Rainshadow Solar’s float in the 2007 4th of July parade in Eastsound - Orcas Island.
  • Ericjohndickbecky
    Dick, Becky, Eric, and John at the Greaves System Dedication, 2002 - Orcas Island.
  • May10 06 018
    Eric with Salmonberry School field trip - Orcas Island.
  • Farmer John 7
    "Solar Farmer" John Wachter - Orcas Island.
  • Solar Baby
    Solar Baby Zane Youngren at Lex's garden, June 2003.

July13 06 008