2018 Palmer Alaska Solar Tour

2018 Palmer Solar Energy Tour –  Aug 18

 

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2018 Palmer Alaska Solar Tour Schedule Details

Please start at the first one on this guided tour, as each place is only open about an hour or so. Visit them all or just a few, it’s up to you. Each site will only be open during the time slot listed though the tour itself is 10am-4pm. Site hosts and company installers will be there to answer your questions and show you their pride and joy.

Please read the AST Public Etiquette Rules for the Tour, follow them, learn lots, and have maga amounts of fun!

Join us for coffee & sweets at 945am at Site 1, and 12pm at Site 3 for Refreshments

Special Thanks to Turkey Red

 

 1. 1000-1100am 2+kW Grid-Tied Home

  • Designed & Installed by Renewable Energy Systems of Alaska 2017

  • 2.28kW Roof-mount Solar System – Grid Tied

  • 8-285W Canadian Solar Mono crystalline Solar Modules

  • 8-Enphase – IQ6PLUS Microinverters

  • 1-Iron Ridge aluminum roof racking with S-5 Protea Brackets for metal roof mounting

  • Designed to create 1,960 kWh/year energy savings
  • ROI (Return On Investment) estimated ~ 10yrs

2. 1100-1200pm 3+kW Grid-Tied Home

  • Designed & Installed by Renewable Energy Systems of Alaska 2017

  • 3.24kW Roof-mount Solar System – Grid Tied
  • 12-270W Canadian Solar Mono crystalline Solar Modules
  • – Enphase – S280 Microinverters
  • 1- Unirac aluminum roof racking with Quickmount flashing for asphalt shingle roof mounting
  • Designed to create apprx $2,440/yrly savings
  • ROI (Return On Investment) estimated ~11yrs

LUNCH & SPEAKER in Turkey Red Banquette Rm

550 S Alaska St #100 Palmer, AK

1200-1210pm Join us for Lite-Lunch ½ sandwich & Salad and Presentation

1210-1245pm       PRESENTATION:    Solar Energy Basics 101

                       by  Mark Haller  from RES of Alaska

1245-115pm     PRESENTATION:      Ask An Installer -1/2 hr Q&A

Panel of Installers on the Tour will answer your questions

 

 3. 115-215pm Non-Penetrating Roof Commercial

  • Designed & Installed by Arctic Solar Ventures Corporation
  • 14.4kW Commercial Rooftop Solar PV
  • w/ a fully ballasted (no roof penetrations) racking system.
  • USDA REAP grant awardee.
  • Saves client $70,000 over first 10-years.
  • Estimated 6 year payback

 

 4. 230330pm 18.5kW Wind & Solar Home

  • Designed & Installed in 3 Phases by Susitna Energy Systems

  • 18.5kW Total Power from Wind & Solar Grid-Tied

         –12-325W SolarWorld Panels w/EMI 4/12 roof-mount-2018

         -12-325W SolarWorld Panels w/EMI 4/12 roof-mount-2017

         -15-325W SolarWorld Panels w/EMI wall mount ((2017)

         -Skystream 3.7 Wind Turbine w/nominal power on 70′

              Sectional Monopole w/ Concrete Foundation (2016)

         -12-285W SolarWorld w/EMI onPV Tracker (2016 by Lime Solar)

  • Infloor Hydronic Heating
  • Biomass Hydronic Boiler (heat+Domestic HW)
  • PassivHaus -South Face w/Overhangs
  • Total Production from beginning of Install:

Year  – Power Location  – Watthours – In Service = Power Generation

2018 – 3.9kW Shed Roof – 379kWh – 1 month = 379kW/mon

2017 – 3.9kW Barn Roof – 3,574kWh – 13 months = 274KW/mon

2017 – 4.9kW Barn Wall – 2,976kWh – 13 months = 228kW/mon

2016 – 2.4kW WindTurbine – 1,190kWh – 25 months = 47.6kW/mon

2016 – 3.4kW PV Tracker – 6,472kWh – 27 months = 239kW/mon

 

For more information on Palmer Alaska Solar Tour

If you’d like to help the Palmer Solar Tour this year Please contact us as info@alaskasolartour.org

If you’d like to attend, read the Public Etiquette Rules, grab a bunch of friends into one car,
and drive around visiting individual sites during open-house times listed on the tour
guide
As this is a guided tour there will be tour guides at each site to show you around             
and answer questions, Come to One or ALL
For a list of sites, locations, and open tour hours for each site please check back
Thanks and have fun!

Until the Tour, please check back for current info
Check Past Tours on individual community webpages, other great things on our website
As Well As check our sponsor’s websites. And we hope you enjoy your experience
If you have questions or comments please email us at info@alaskasolartour.org

 

Past Solar Tours

2015 Mat-Su Solar Tour – Back of Flyer– – PDF

2012 Solar Tour SItes -MatSu

2011 Solar Tour Sites -MatSu

2010 Statewide Alaska Solar Tour Sites

2009 Statewide Alaska Solar Tour Sites

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