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Space Pirate
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Atlanta
2024-01-24, 22:03

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It wasn't for the bot I can assure you.

This sounds like something that would be said 5 hours into the AppleNova Bar Crawl!

Maybe it's our new tagline!!!

Linus van Pelt
Join Date: Jan 2005
2024-02-10, 06:59

It's fascinating to hear about your off-grid experiment, and it sheds light on how interconnected and sensitive our home power systems can be. The issue with the UPS not accepting power due to frequency shifting is an eye-opener. It highlights the complexity of ensuring compatibility between different power sources and our home devices. If you are interested in delving deeper into power solutions and how to navigate them, offers insights and guides that could be very helpful. You should check out their resources; they could provide valuable information to understand or enhance their off-grid or backup power setups.
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Formerly turtle2472
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Upstate South Carolina
2024-02-15, 09:28

I'll check them out in a bit and see if there is anything I can glean off of them. I've replaced all my lights in the house with LED long ago. They are cheaper LEDs and some buzz when dimmed and such, but at least they are low power consumption.

I discovered something interesting with my power company and their Critical Peak pricing days. Any energy consumed is NOT covered by when I send back during that period. I got my statement for last month and looking over it I paid $.20 for critical peak power consumption. Thing is, I consumed ~0.7kWh but I sent ~19.9kWh during critical peak. I should have been net positive during critical peak but no, they still charged me for the minuscule amount I pulled during critical peak. Needless to say this is really annoying.

The worst part is this is government regulated. There is nothing I can do about it. The power company is going to follow the letter of the law and rob me of every dime they are entitled to. It just really highlights how the power companies are really killing any incentive to go with alternative energy sources. It is pushing my family to actually go off grid.

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