Tag Archives: Solar

Solar Panels Are Up!

Friday Today was the day… The balance of the solar panels were put up. Yesterday the team managed to get 4 up. Today 23 more were lugged up… They are not very noticeable…lying flat and ready to soak up the … Continue reading

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Granite and Solar Panels

Wednesday Today was the day… The solar panels arrived AND we went to see our granite! There it was out in the bright sunlight looking just as it was when we bought it in November 2019. Little did we know … Continue reading

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Electricity Usage

Thursday Today I bought electricity. Mike has been monitoring how much we have been using in order to see how effective our solar system is. I didn’t think it was so impressive until I compared it with last year. This … Continue reading

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Curve Ball of a Day

Tuesday Today was planned out but there was a curve ball which radically changed its direction.  Elsie had an appointment with the paediatrician. She has not been gaining weight and she has started with a number of allergies. The appointment … Continue reading

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Mike Finished The Electrics

Tuesday Mike was up early this morning working to prepare for the final onslaught of the electrical box.  When I finished with a team meeting at about 12 noon, he turned the electricity off and got on with the job. … Continue reading

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Solar is Working

Wednesday Today, Mike got our solar working and right now as I write, half the house is off the grid! Mike has done so well. We now just need to get the electrician in to check his work and give … Continue reading

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Our Solar System Works!

Friday Fridays are good days. The weekend in the Middle East is Friday & Saturday so the flow of work into my inbox is less. We woke up again to rain and it was cold, so it was an absolute … Continue reading

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Sport-filled Day

Sunday Today has been a crazy sport-filled day. What with Wimbledon Men’s final and the final of the cricket world cup, it was always going to be busy. Both of them went down to the wire and to extra time, … Continue reading

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Long Hard But Satisfying Day

Saturday Today has been a long, hard, but satisfying day. Solar panel installation day with Mike, Helga, David and Jack. My feet hurt, but there are 9 solar panels on our roof. When Jack and David arrived, the first work … Continue reading

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Rag-Tag Limping One-Armed Beggar

Friday Today’s been a busy but fun day. I woke up at about 3-30am and lay in bed awake for a while before going back to sleep at 5am and waking up again at 7am. The problem with this scenario … Continue reading

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Solar Panel Preparation

Today the people came from the solar panel company to do a site inspection for the installation of solar panels.  They went up on the roof and there was much discussion. We will wait for the quote. It will take … Continue reading

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