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Sending MPP inverter data to MQTT and InfluxDB with Python

Catching up Hey there, welcome back to Austin’s Nerdy Things. It’s been a while since my last post – life happens. I haven’t lost sight of the blog. Just needed to do some other things and finish up some projects before documenting stuff. Background If you recall, my DIY hybrid solar setup with battery backup […]

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DIY Offgrid Solar

DIY solar with battery backup – up and running!

Update As of 5/13/2021, I have everything up and running! My DIY solar system with battery backup has produced 5.9 kWh over the last few days. It has been very wet and rainy this spring here in the Front Range of the Rockies and I don’t think we’ve had a full day of sunshine in […]

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Planning my 600W DIY solar system with 6 kWh battery backup

This post is a work in progress! Update log here: 2021-03-15 – initial post (private) 2021-04-06 – fleshing out the background and requirements 2021-04-29 – updated with parts ordered, reasoning for choices, and some more background for my DIY solar system with battery backup Background I’ve always been interested in solar power. Being able to […]