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tacman7

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I'm wondering about the feasibility of adding solar without a dedicated connection.

So on my map there you can see the solar panels. I live in the building at the bottom of the picture.

Between where I live and the panels I circled an area. This was where we were going to put the solar originally.

They put it down close to the power pole (where all the lines go on pic).

The line going to my house is #00 copper and there is a junction right there where I want to put some panels.

My question is, Can you add solar panels to the line my house runs on?

Seems like what ever tech they are using to do plug in solar could be done on this install.

My original installer went out of business.

Guess I have to find a new installer but I'd like to know if it's possible first.

Any info appreciated.

I have a ground mounted 5k setup that's a 20yr sunpower lease.

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Solar panels with 240v microinverters could be connected to the line your house runs on at the junction box you mention (you'll need a breaker box), or connected to the house switch panel.  HOWEVER make sure it's done legally (permits, electrician, etc) or you could be in big trouble.

Where is your power meter?  


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tacman7

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It's where the 3 lines converge just across the road above the solar panels.

A power pole.
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Then you should be good.

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