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phil Conductor
14-04-2017

correct solar connection method

I had solar installed in Dec'16 but the bi-directional meter was not installed til Feb'17.My account for the Dec-March quarter came in at approx 400% more than it should.When I contacted AGL they said that this was due to the solar system not being turned on correctly.What is the "correct" method.If there is a document stating the correct method, where can I find it.AGL or Ausgrid should have procedure document for this as they documents for just about everything else.Regards Phil
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phil Conductor
22-04-2017

Dont let your meter run backwards

I am posting this to save others from the bill trauma we experienced.We had our solar installed In December '16 but due to some delay the bi-directional meter was not installed til March '17(we had old spinning disc meters).On the day of solar instal the installer cheerfully showed us that the solar was working because the meter was running backwards..On the face of it , this sounds good because theoreticaly we were sending power back at the same cost rate as we were consuming it.This is not so. ...
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phil Conductor
20-04-2017

Re: correct solar connection method

Hi Catherine,Thanks for your help . Approx 1hour after sending the pm to you, I received a call from the solutions team saying that incorrect readings had been used to calculate our bill and that a new bill will be issued.The new amount will be approx. $360 instead of $1073 a far more realistic amount.They probably used data from last year to revise the invoice.So I think we can mark this one as solved.Thanks again.Phil
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phil Conductor
20-04-2017

How to add link to info in a posting

While doing some research about the correct method of turning on a solar system I found some interesting documents online.So how do I include a link in a posting.so people can read them?These doc's could save someone from suffering the bill trauma we did by incorrectly turning on a solar system.Phil
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