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Home Forums General Discussion Electric appliances off-grid Re: Electric appliances off-grid


I’m basing my comments on power consumption measurements using a P4400 meter and some practical experiemnts by Marshall at

High peak demand for short periods still does not amount to a lot of kilowatt hours. But then again the conventional wisdom was you could not run air conditioners on inverters. Good thing Uncle Sam didn’t know that, because I worked for a company that sold 124 systems for military patrol boat use.

four years later we still haven’t seen a failure.

Please excuse my ignorance. I have only been designing off grid systems for 8 years so I guess I still don’t know much. I began in alternative power back in the mid seventies designing wind turbine controls