Tag: Solar

  • Estimating Battery Runtime Using Home Assistant

    How I set up Home Assistant to tell me the remaining runtime on my home solar battery system.

  • October Solar Stats

    Some more stats on my home solar setup now it’s autumn and daylight seems to be a distant memory.

  • September Solar Usage

    Looking at how my home solar battery installation is performing now the weather is less sunny.

  • Solar battery usage

    Some observations about my whole house solar installation and how it performs under different weather conditions.

  • ICONICA 1000W 12V Hybrid Solar Inverter Fan Replacement

    I replace the noisy fans in my hybrid solar inverter with quieter ones.

  • Shut up you noisy inverter

    The inverter I have for my DIY Solar setup is a noisy thing. It has two little 60mm fans that come on to cool it down. And they roar like a wannabe rackmount server. Today I swapped them out for some quieter ones off Amazon. Apart from making the inverter quiet it was also a…

  • DIY Solar – is it worth it?

    Can I put a solar panel on the roof of my shed and use it to power my server farm, or will I just waste all my money?

  • Home Assistant Solar Monitoring

    I’ve managed to get Home Assistant working out how much the energy produced by my solar system would cost me off the grid.

  • DIY Home Solar Finished

    My DIY solar install is finished