Solar Panel Price thread


#121

As far as big charge controller are concerned you can get a 60A morning star for Rs 61K right at your door step. http://www.ebay.com/itm/MorningStar-TriStar-TS-MPPT-60-Solar-Panel-Charge-Controller-/170809407106?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27c508b682


[quote="ASIF.ALI, post:114, topic:19358"]

Thx for reply bro i am not blaming on anyone i am just thought that may b he from tesla so thats y i talk about . well dear i have no charge controller at this time i am wana buy but confused about pmw and mppt tel me is pmw will b good for my small system?

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You can read this document http://www.morningstarcorp.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/MPPT-Technology-Primer.pdf


#122

[quote=“aurangzebhaque, post:120, topic:19358”]

Thanks Farhan for coming to my rescue.

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its not a rescue at all... you and ijaz are few of the highly reputed and senior elite forum members.. and one of the most polite and knowledgeable people here.. its is a Duty, not a rescue.. :)


#123

[quote=“farhan_ds, post:122, topic:19358”]

its not a rescue at all... you and ijaz are few of the highly reputed and senior elite forum members.. and one of the most polite and knowledgeable people here.. its is a Duty, not a rescue.. :)

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Thank you. Since the time you have joined here, I feel much relaxed. I have become mostly a reader now.


#124

^Well thats not good.. :(

you guys Excellent tech contributions was the prime reason to join this illustrious forum in first place..,.. You people made the forum..we are the readers..i am here to learn from my seniors...Please dont make it the other way round..

otherwise i take my words back :(


#125

^ It feels like this time my choice of words was confusing. I was appreciating you for becoming a prompt and first line of help for many technical queries. And that thing made me feel bit relaxed. I mean now I don't need to post much replies since you had already done that early in the morning :D


#126

I am planning on getting a solar setup. Planning for 3500W minimum, might go up to 5000W, if budget allows. I also plan on getting a hybrid inverter. I have heard of Infini inverter , not really sure what other options are available.

Can someone please suggest a good quality hybrid inverter. What options do I have Schnieder? Xantrex? Fronius? any other reputable brand? What kind of warranty can I expect?

My second question is that I have an old power meter, the one with a spinning disc. If I set up the inverter to feed excess power to the grid, will my meter start running backwards?


#127

[quote=“blodlust, post:126, topic:19358”]

I am planning on getting a solar setup. Planning for 3500W minimum, might go up to 5000W, if budget allows. I also plan on getting a hybrid inverter. I have heard of Infini inverter , not really sure what other options are available.

Can someone please suggest a good quality hybrid inverter. What options do I have Schnieder? Xantrex? Fronius? any other reputable brand? What kind of warranty can I expect?

My second question is that I have an old power meter, the one with a spinning disc. If I set up the inverter to feed excess power to the grid, will my meter start running backwards?

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Yes, inverter from Schnieder, Outback are ava. in Pakistan. Warranty varies from distributor to distributor. Do a proper homework before you buy anything. pricing and warranty varies alot.

No, you can't sell to grid in Pakistan unless you get appropriate permission from your local distribution company and they do have the necessary arrangement from it.

Grid tied projects include http://www.pec.org.pk/Jica_PROGRESS.aspx or the one by my School http://tbt.beaconhouse.net/index.php?page_id=11&content_id=6


#128

PM replied.!!


#129

[quote=“yousaf465, post:127, topic:19358”]

Yes, inverter from Schnieder, Outback are ava. in Pakistan. Warranty varies from distributor to distributor. Do a proper homework before you buy anything. pricing and warranty varies alot.

No, you can't sell to grid in Pakistan unless you get appropriate permission from your local distribution company and they do have the necessary arrangement from it.

Grid tied projects include http://www.pec.org.pk/Jica_PROGRESS.aspx or the one by my School http://tbt.beaconhouse.net/index.php?page_id=11&content_id=6

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Regarding the inverters, I am not really sure which is better in terms of build quality and features. I need a recommendation on what would be best.

About selling to the grid, I know there is no concept of net metering in Pakistan as yet, so I cannot sell to the grid. But since I live in a private housing society which handles all the power distribution and billing independently from Lesco, I think I can talk to them in case they get alarmed when they see my meter spinning the wrong way. Electricity is way too expensive here, it costs us Rs. 18.71 per unit, but on the plus side, loadshedding is pretty controlled considering the situation in the rest of the country.


#130

[quote=“blodlust, post:129, topic:19358”]

Regarding the inverters, I am not really sure which is better in terms of build quality and features. I need a recommendation on what would be best.

About selling to the grid, I know there is no concept of net metering in Pakistan as yet, so I cannot sell to the grid. But since I live in a private housing society which handles all the power distribution and billing independently from Lesco, I think I can talk to them in case they get alarmed when they see my meter spinning the wrong way. Electricity is way too expensive here, it costs us Rs. 18.71 per unit, but on the plus side, loadshedding is pretty controlled considering the situation in the rest of the country.

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if that is case you can talk with the local distribution company and ask for a permission for installing a net meter. I think they should allow that.


#131

@blodlust

Are you situated in lahore? area?


#132

I am in Lahore. I want to meet with you to discuss my solar setup. Can you please pm me your number so I can get in touch.


#133

solar pannal is best for .... energy saing purpose.......


#134

PM replied.


#135

@anyone from Isb/Pindi

Are hydrometer's available at college road? If yes is there a local term for them or will hydrometer do?


#136

[quote=“executionist, post:135, topic:19358”]

@anyone from Isb/Pindi

Are hydrometer's available at college road? If yes is there a local term for them or will hydrometer do?

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ask for gravity meter from any battery ki dukan . shouldn't cost more than Rs100


#137

^alright. Thank you


#138

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http://tribune.com.pk/story/467384/solar-power-tuwairqi-steel-mills-inks-deal-with-solarworld/


#139

[quote=“farhan_ds, post:128, topic:19358”]

PM replied.!!

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I talked to Raheel yesterday and asked him about the Goodwe hybrid 5KW inverter. The price he gave me was Rs.425,000 :( It's a good inverter, better than the Infini (on paper at least). But the thing is you can get 2 infini 3KW hybrid inverters for about Rs. 250,000 and get maximum of 6KW power output. You will have two independent arrays, 2 MPPT CCs and you have a fail safe incase one inverter gives up and you save Rs. 175,000!

For the price he is asking, the Goodwe is not a good deal.


#140

This is the estimated cost of my 3KW solar setup, Can someone please suggest if this is right, price wise, and component wise.

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