Re: [EVDL] Level 1 charging solar

2016-06-17 Thread Lee Hart via EV
tomw via EV wrote: Can you purchase standard PV panels that will fit inside your vehicle? Take them out at work with some framing made of PVC or similar that you can easily slip together and set up, then take them down and put them back in the car at the end of the day. Could make some clips so

Re: [EVDL] Level 1 charging solar

2016-06-17 Thread tomw via EV
Can you purchase standard PV panels that will fit inside your vehicle? Take them out at work with some framing made of PVC or similar that you can easily slip together and set up, then take them down and put them back in the car at the end of the day. Could make some clips so the panels clip

Re: [EVDL] Level 1 charging solar

2016-06-16 Thread Cor van de Water via EV
essage is prohibited. -Original Message- From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Alan Arrison via EV Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:38 PM To: ev@lists.evdl.org Subject: Re: [EVDL] Level 1 charging solar What happens when clouds come by and randomly block the sun? Do the inverte

Re: [EVDL] Level 1 charging solar

2016-06-16 Thread John Lussmyer via EV
On Thu Jun 16 20:55:37 PDT 2016 ev@lists.evdl.org said: >There have always been clouds, and yes, the inverters manage it. It is one >of their main functions. When the voltage of the supply exceeds the battery >voltage, the battery is charged (limited by the BMS). When there is >insufficient

Re: [EVDL] Level 1 charging solar

2016-06-16 Thread Michael Ross via EV
There have always been clouds, and yes, the inverters manage it. It is one of their main functions. When the voltage of the supply exceeds the battery voltage, the battery is charged (limited by the BMS). When there is insufficient voltage the battery is not charged. This is not a problem. You

Re: [EVDL] Level 1 charging solar

2016-06-16 Thread Alan Arrison via EV
What happens when clouds come by and randomly block the sun? Do the inverters start up and shut down gracefully? What does the car do when it sees the AC power going on and off? Sounds like a recipe for damaged electronics. Al On 6/16/2016 3:27 PM, Seth Rothenberg via EV wrote: Friends, I

Re: [EVDL] Level 1 charging solar

2016-06-16 Thread Seth Rothenberg via EV
The charging at work challenge is I work for a mid-sized empire that can't place a work order for a 5-20R GFCI outlet from their landlord (another empire :-). There's an SMB across the parking lot that had no trouble getting one. The charging @ Forest is not related to camping, it's only

Re: [EVDL] Level 1 charging solar

2016-06-16 Thread Cor van de Water via EV
lf Of Seth Rothenberg via EV Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:27 PM To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List Subject: [EVDL] Level 1 charging solar Friends, I saw a video of someone charging a Nissan Leaf (presumably) using the provided Level 1 charger and flexible solar panels attached to the car. (

Re: [EVDL] Level 1 charging solar

2016-06-16 Thread Cor van de Water via EV
EV Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:27 PM To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List Subject: [EVDL] Level 1 charging solar Friends, I saw a video of someone charging a Nissan Leaf (presumably) using the provided Level 1 charger and flexible solar panels attached to the car. (presumably with an off

[EVDL] Level 1 charging solar

2016-06-16 Thread Seth Rothenberg via EV
Friends, I saw a video of someone charging a Nissan Leaf (presumably) using the provided Level 1 charger and flexible solar panels attached to the car. (presumably with an off-grid inverter). The video had no information other than showing a clever routing the EVSE through the absent DCQC