Hybrid solar and wind off-grid system in Winona, MN 
Some of the batteries, disconnects, and lightning supressors.
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Some of the batteries, disconnects, and lightning supressors.
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Inverters, controllers, and wiring. This off-grid hybrid solar and wind system powers a home and home business. It has evolved over 20+ years. APRS World repaired and upgraded many of the components in the system. For cost and other reasons the owners chose not to have the system upgraded to meet NEC code. Through APRS World's efforts the owners once again have ample safe and reliable energy available.
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Inverters, controllers, and wiring. This off-grid hybrid solar and wind system powers a home and home business. It has evolved over 20+ years. APRS World repaired and upgraded many of the components in the system. For cost and other reasons the owners chose not to have the system upgraded to meet NEC code. Through APRS World's efforts the owners once again have ample safe and reliable energy available.
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Twin Outback MX60 charge controllers charge the 12 volt battery bank. The MX60's are fed by a 540 watt and 660 watt array.
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Twin Outback MX60 charge controllers charge the 12 volt battery bank. The MX60's are fed by a 540 watt and 660 watt array.
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Backup 4kW gasoline generator.
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Backup 4kW gasoline generator.
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Tracking 540 watt array installed in the late 1990's.
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Tracking 540 watt array installed in the late 1990's.
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All three solar arrays. In the foreground is the new 660 watt array installed in the summer of 2006. The array to the right contains a variety of modules from the early 1980's to the mid 1990's. The 540 watt tracking array is in the background.
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All three solar arrays. In the foreground is the new 660 watt array installed in the summer of 2006. The array to the right contains a variety of modules from the early 1980's to the mid 1990's. The 540 watt tracking array is in the background.
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Southwest Whisper generator located on hill behind house.
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Southwest Whisper generator located on hill behind house.
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