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Boat Systems: Solar Panel Performance

A survey taken during a year and a few days in the autumn.


One 125 Watt Solar Panel. This data is the average maximum Amps for each month.

DateApr-12May-12Jun-12Jul-12Aug-12Sep-12Oct-12
Amps3.75.05.34.74.03.23.2

One 125 Watt Solar Panel. Flat on roof converting energy from the sky. April 2012.

The boat electrical system was active during this survey. The shaded area represents the energy gathered.

Weathersunsunsuncloud
Time8:30 AM11:00 AM3:00 PM4:00 PM
Amps1.36.58.71.4
Volts12.3812.5512.612.69
Amp Hours-49.0-51.0-48.7-49.1

Two 125 Watt Solar Panels. One flat facing the sky, one up facing the sun pointing south west. 31 October 2012.

The boat electrical system was active during this survey. The shaded area represents the energy gathered.

Weathercloudraincloudsunbrightcloudrain
Time9:00 AM10:00 AM11:00 AM12:00 AM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM
Amps1.51.32.94.74.31.60.6
Volts12.412.3612.4912.5812.3912.2512.3
Amp Hours-54.8-56.1-57.0-55.9-56.2-61.6-64.1

Two 125 Watt Solar Panels. One flat facing the sky, one up facing the sun pointing south west. 1 November 2012.

The boat electrical system was active during this survey. The shaded area represents the energy gathered.

Weatherbrightsunsuncloudsuncloudsunsunset
Time8:00 AM9:00 AM10:00 AM11:00 AM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
Amps0.50.72.51.05.40.95.60.4
Volts12.3412.5612.512.412.812.5212.812.36
Amp Hours-27.0-27.3-28.6-30.3-29.2-29.1-28.4-28.8

Two 125 Watt Solar Panels. Both flat facing the sky. 2 November 2012.

The boat electrical system was active during this survey. The shaded area represents the energy gathered.

Weathercloudbrightsunsunsunsunsunsunsunset
Time9:00 AM10:00 AM10:3011:00 AM12:00 AM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
Amps1.01.02.83.85.45.03.72.00.4
Volts12.3612.29-?12.7712.5612.512.6912.4912.29
Amp Hours-26.7-27.5-?-27.1-27.3-28-26.1-25.9-29.9

Two 125 Watt Solar Panels. Both flat facing the sky. 3 November 2012.

The boat electrical system was active during this survey. The shaded area represents the energy gathered.

Weathercloudcloudbrightsunsunsuncloudcloud
Time9:00 AM10:00 AM11:00 AM12:00 AM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
Amps0.62.42.65.46.93.21.00.4
Volts12.3312.3512.7412.9313.0912.8512.6412.18
Amp Hours-30-31.1-30.2-28-27.2-25.6-25.5-32.1

Two 125 Watt Solar Panels. Both up facing the sun pointing south east. 4 November 2012.

The boat electrical system was active during this survey. The shaded area represents the energy gathered.

Weathersunsunsunsunsuncloudsuncloudcloud
Time8:00 AM9:00 AM10:00 AM11:00 AM12:00 AM1:00 PM2:00 PM3:00 PM4:00 PM
Amps2.88.010.911.710.91.03.60.90.2
Volts12.4413.0114.414.3714.4312.612.7912.8712.44
Amp Hours-23.8-20.30.0-0.20.0-1.5-0.10.0-3.9

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