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Saturday

Re: new digital meters - how to read it?

Hong,A simple search on the web for MK10D, will show you manuals and YouTube videos on reading the meter.If you go out with your last bill in hand and watch the meter readings you should quickly work out what each reading is.As this is a smart meter you can go to either your retailer (AGL) or your supplier and get information that will be only 12 or more hours old. Searching on the web would have taken ten seconds to get a result. Hope you have now done this. CheersNeil(NOT AN AGL EMPLOYEE)
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Saturday

Re: Drawing from grid and exporting at same time

Quinny, I don't know if you got an answer to the simple question. Your solar power is Generation and you use as much of this as your house is consuming. Any excess is exported to the grid. If your consumption exceeds your generation then you will consume all your generation and then import power from the grid. 1. If you are producing 4kw and using 5kw the net result is that you are IMPORTING 1kw. 2. Producing 4kw and using 3kw you are EXPORTING 1kw. 3. Producing 4kw and using 4kw you a ...
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Saturday

Re: running two solar systems

Paul,Standard house circuits are protected by an 80 amp pole fuse.It is generally accepted that 63 amps is the most that a normal single phase house, will use (this is about 15 Kw per hour).If you have an old system and get a REBATE (say 60cents per kilowatt) if you add to the system or add another system you will loose that rebate.A 6.6 kw system is limited by the 5kw inverter that is supplied with the system. (The extra 1.6 kw is available on overcast days).If the additional system is approved ...
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2 weeks ago

Re: Solar tarrif

Craigo, The rate is agreed by you and AGL when you take up a plan from AGL. Some plans have fixed rates and others have variable rates. I suggest you do some research into your usage and what you expect to get out of your new solar panel system. Just remember if you get a 5kw Inverter the maximum output from your system will be 5kw even though you have say 6.6 Kw of panels. ( The extra power is available on overcast days). In summer on a full sunlight day you may produce say 40Kw a day while win ...
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