We were away from home from August 3rd to August 17th. During that period all electronics were unplugged except for two DVRs and the Acer Aspire One netbook that functions as the server for BBBrown.mysolarlog.com. Two inefficient non-Energy Star refrigerators were running as well as the pool pump 5 hours a day. The weather was relatively good for solar generation but the ambient temperatures were high, in the 90s. The jump in percentage generated can be clearly seen in this chart which shows daily percent generated since January 1 of this year, 2009.
Well, who reads this stuff? Probably a handful if any but it sure is fun to write these random, or maybe not so random, thoughts and ideas. Maybe a thousand years from now if anyone is still alive they will dredge up these electrons and see what life was like back in the early 2,000s and late 1900's.