Engineer775 of Practical Preppers has discussed solar array siting previously. In this post he answers the question, “Should you set up your solar arrays to track the sun?”.
In the set up pictured above, there are two stationary arrays. The one on the left faces SSE at 22.5°. It’s the “morning array”. The second set up is the afternoon unit.
Nice video tour of a one-person (plus dog) bug out (and soon to be stealth) van. It’s currently a work in progress.
Already in place are:
Engineer775 of PracticalPreppers uses the Solar Pathfinder to do a site evaluation for a solar array installation.
He plans a V-pattern array with each “wing” 30° off true South (that is, SSE and SSW). The goals:
An excellent view of one family’s off grid reality lifestyle. This is a close-up of deep woods prep that includes:
Watch the video to get a true reality check of what off grid living means to one family. Not as romantic as some might think … but an inspiring example of what can be done.
Source & Images: engineer775 Practical Preppers