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Solar pole barn.



Well where to start. I use reclaimed wood as often as I can. I am always looking to be green. So I got some old light poles and we put together a pole barn. It is made out of mostly reused mental. The parts that are new are the truses and of course the solor it's self. It is a 35kw system.

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  • You always do great work. You also show a lot of pictures thank you. Did it really take that many hours to complete? How is your light bill now. I have always thought about doing that to my house.
    By kikex8, on January 6, 2017

  • Very nice.
    By deer run, on January 6, 2017

  • Yes it really did that that long. It was a big project plus it was normally just me, and another friend working on it. It makes a lot of power I will say that.
    By schmidtbuilt1982, on January 7, 2017

  • I would like to know how much the solar panels cost and how hard are they to put up
    By pappy1, on February 10, 2017
    • Sorry I left a comment under yours. You have to get a solor provider to hook it up for several reasons. One to get the 25 year warranty and two it has to have a lot of special convert to switch from ac to dc. Or the other way around also if you have a power outages it stops making power so it does not back feed to the lines and harm the people working on it. I and some friends just did the barn. The solor was a man in Tyler Texas if you are close I am more than happy to give you his information.
      By schmidtbuilt1982, on February 10, 2017

  • Depending on what state you are in. Depends on the price. Their is also tax brakes. You can not install solar your self. It had to be a solor provider. Unless you are 100% off grid.
    By schmidtbuilt1982, on February 10, 2017

  • Cool https://www.apsystemsema.com/intoDemoUser.action?id=0b2848875901cacc015902974a3f00ad&local=en_US
    By Solar Acres Farm, on October 18, 2017

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Solar pole barn.

by schmidtbuilt1982
Jan 05, 2017

Well where to start. I use reclaimed wood as often as I can. I am always looking to be green. So I got some old light poles and we put together a pole barn. It is made out of mostly reused mental. The parts that are new are the truses and of course the solor it's self. It is a 35kw system.