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  1. Using the WEEB solution for grounding in solar applications?

    Added by Phil Green on 02/27/2012

    Grounding PV modules to reduce or eliminate shock and fire hazards is necessary and required by the National Electrica

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  2. What are the major roof types for installing solar?

    Added by Onur Turna on 01/03/2012

    As long as there is enough space and enough access to the sun, solar panels can be installed on just about any roof.

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  3. How to find rafters on a roof for a solar installation

    Added by Onur Turna on 01/02/2012

    Safety Note:  Whenever working on a roof, use adequate fall protection.  An essential part of installing PV racking

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  4. How do you space a ground-mounted array?

    Added by Phil Green on 12/19/2011

    Here are some  pointers for a well designed ground-mounted array.

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  5. Balance of System (BOS) for Solar PV

    Added by Missing (not verified) on 10/10/2011

    A Solar PV Balance-of-System or BOS refers to the components and equipment that move DC energy produced by solar panels through the conver

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  6. How To Choose An Electrical Circuit Breaker

    Added by Romain Mirouse on 08/19/2011

    What is a circuit breaker?

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  7. Solar PV Racking Options - Comparison Chart

    Added by Levent Bas on 10/12/2010

    Racking and mounting can often be the most complicated portion of a solar PV system installation.

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  8. An Intro to Circuit Breakers and Main Electrical Panels

    Added by Levent Bas on 09/15/2010

    Marc Donavan of HomeEditionPlus talks about the use and importance of circuit breakers in home electrical wiring.

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  9. Wire Types for Solar PV Installations

    Added by Levent Bas on 08/19/2010

    Wire types vary in conductor material and insulation.

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