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Sunday, July 10, 2005

Attracting Attention

The solar shingles on my roof are getting some interested spectators:

In case you can't tell what that is up in the sky, here's a closeup:

My solar system is working pretty well now, although I quickly discovered that the cheap batteries I was trying to get by with were clearly inadequate. I've ordered new high-capacity deep-cycle batteries which should make it a dependable and robust system. Until they arrive, I'll be running on solar pretty much only when the sun is shining. Fortunately, that's a lot this time of year.