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Projects - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003

Ellensburg Community Solar Array
Ellensburg, WA
December 2009
 
Neither sleet, nor snow, nor Kittitas Valley winds could stop the Power Trip Energy installation crew from helping the citizens of Ellensburg expand their community solar array. 
With the clock ticking on a grant deadline, Steve, Caleb, and Graham installed 180 First Solar thin film (framed glass on glass)modules that total 13 kW and constitute the latest expansion Washington's first and most innovative, community solar project. 
Bruns Residence
Port Townsend, WA
November 2009

6.58 kW array composed of 28 Sharp 235 watt monocrystalline modules and an 

SMA SunnyBoy 7000 watt inverter.  Bob and Fay's historic home now receives much of its electricity from the sun.
Smith - Poling Residence
Port Townsend, WA
November 2009
 
4.2 kW array composed of 20 Sanyo 210 watt solar modules and 20 Enphase microinverters.  And yes, on a cloudy, wintry, northwest day a solar array still generates electricity.

Smith Residence
Olympia, WA
October 2009

6.75 kW array with all-black SunPower 225 watt modules and a 7000 watt SMA inverter

Sextro Phase II, Sequim, WA
October 2009

4.5 KW SunPower 225 watt modules on a SunnyBoy 6000 inverter.  The Sextros downsized from a large farm that they had solarized with us, and have now installed solar on the shop of their new home.  We're looking forward to seeing a new greenhouse on the south side of that shop.

Kilmer Residence
Sequim, WA
October 2009
 
4.51 kW solar array consisting of 22 Evergreen 205 watt modules and an SMA 5000 watt inverter.  This "active solar" PV system augments a very efficient passive solar home.
Turner Residence
Port Angeles, WA
September 2009
 
The third time is the charm for Gene and Norma.  A phase III expansion to their system resulted in the replacement on one inverter with an SMA 3000 and the addition of additional of 3 Sanyo 200 watt modules.  The total array size is now 7.02 kW.  Persistence is a good thing!
Ormand Residence, Sequim, WA
September 2009

4.2 KW Sanyo on a SunnyBoy 5000 inverter, beautiful river front house, welcome to the neighborhood.

Haasl - Wiese Residence
Port Townsend, WA
September 2009
 
4.305 kW array consisting of 23 Evergreen 205 watt modules and a SMA 5000 watt inverter.  Tudi and Deb helped Port Townsend achieve the "Best Solar City" award for 2009 from the Northwest Solar Center.

 

 

Smith Residence - Phase II
Port Angeles, WA
September 2009
 
In 2009 this system was expanded by adding another 15 Day4 Energy solar modules to an existing PV system equipped with a SMA 5000 watt inverter.  The completed system is 5.4 kW.

 

Paly Residence
Gig Harbor
September 2009
 
5.805 kW array consisting of 27 SunPower 215 watt modules and a SunPower 6000 watt inverter.
Swaner-Whiting Residence
Port Townsend, WA
August 2009

Solar with a nice view! 4.715 kW array with 23 Evergreen 205 watt modules and a SMA 5000 watt inverter

Lerich Residence - Phase II
Marrowstone Island
July 2009

Barry and Ellen always intended to fill their roof with solar panels and the addition of 16 Evergreen 190 watt modules and a second Fronius inverter completed the job.  Total array size 6.08 kW

Horst Residence
Sequim WA
July 2009

When you have to stand this far back to see a PV array, it means it is BIG!  Len and Wanda have the biggest PV array in Clallam County since they added 4.51 kW of Evergreen 205 watt modules to their existing 4.32 kW system (on garage in background). 

Thomson-Dowdell Residence
Sequim, WA
July 2009
 
4.8 kW array consisting of 24 Sanyo 200 watt modules and a SMA 5000 watt inverter on a standing seam metal roof.
Sherman Residence
Port Angeles, WA
July 2009
 
3.08 kW array consisting of 15 Evergreen 205 watt modules and a SMA 3000 watt grid tied inverter.
 
Common Grounds
Lopez Island, WA
June 2009

34 KW of Evergreen 205 watt modules on 11 SunnyBoy 3000's, each provides power to one of the 11 houses at this unique housing site.  The Lopez Community Land Trust is one of the most innovative and well-run organizations we have ever worked with, and their projects are inspirational to us and hopefully lots of responsible developers.  This project is providing a path to sustainable net zero-energy affordable housing.  Please check them out at http://www.lopezclt.org/common-ground/

Schneider Residence
Sequim, WA
May 2009
 
7.38 kW array consisting of 36 Evergreen 205 watt modules and an SMA 7000 watt inverter.
Schwartz Residence
Sequim, WA
May 2009
 
6.97 kW array consisting of Evergreen 205 watt modules and an SMA 7000 watt inverter.
Mosa Residence
Poulsbo, WA
April 2009
 
2.87 kW fixed-pole mounted array consisting of 14 Evergreen 205 watt modules and a 3000 watt PV Powered inverter.
Michel Residence
Bremerton, WA
April 2008
 
2.925 kW array consisting of 15 Sanyo 195 watt modules and 15 Enphase microinverters. 
Anderson Residence
Sequim, WA
April 2009
 
5.46 kW array consisting of 28 Sanyo 195 watt modules and a SMA 6000 watt inverter.  Note custom sunroom on west side of house.
Bremerton, WA
April 2009
 
Kevin Koski's little 1.2 kW system performs big because Kevin is an ENERGY SUPERMAN!  The 1200 kW hours of electricity this system will produce each year will cover 100% of his home's annual electrical use.  How?  Conservation, consersvation, conservation (and natural gas heat).  Way to go Kevin!
Goodwin Residence
Port Orchard, WA
March 2009
 
8.4 kW array on two structures.  Total of 42 Sanyo 200 watt modules and two separate SMA inverters (one per structure - 3000 and 6000 watts).  The house is roofed with cement tiles allowing the use of special tile flashing mounts.
This client got in touch with his inner dataphile, and requested a SunnyWebBox and SMA's free data monitoring site to help track the production of this system, click here
Yarnes Residence
Sequim, WA
February 2009
 
1.17 kW array consisting of 6 Sanyo 195 watt modules and a PV Powered 2000 watt inverter.  The Yarnes used a low interest loan through the Clallam Co. PUD and First Federal to finance the project.
Cape George Home
February 2009
 
Array consists of 20 Sanyo 200 watt modules and a PV Powered 4800 watt inverter.

 

Pickett Residence Sequim, WA
January 2009

Jim and Cherie are all smiles about their new 5.46 kW PV array consisting of 28 Sanyo 195 watt modules and a SMA 6000 watt inverter. This installation was utilized by the Department of Labor and Industries to train their inspectors on how a proper PV installation is done. Power Trip Energy is proud of our quality work and our positive working relationship with state electrical permitting agencies.

Rowell Residence
Kingston, WA
January 2009

Richard and Joanne Rowell were the first Power Trip customers to purchase a PV system with micro-inverters.  Their 3.9 kW system consists of 20 Sanyo 195 watt modules and 20 Enphase micro-inverters under the solar modules which transmit the data to the web.  Click here to view current output.

Beemer Residence
Bainbridge Island, WA
January 2009

Becky, David & their son Andrew posing with their electric car and new 4 kW grid tied PV system. 
Andrew is jumping faster than the photons striking the 20 Sanyo 200 watt solar modules.

Neal Residence - Phase II
Bremerton, WA
January 2009

The Neal's liked their 2.16 kW ground mounted PV array so much they decided to buy a second one.  The second array (on the right) consists of 12 Evergreen 190 watt modules and a PV Powered 2500 watt inverter.  The total system size is 4.43 kW.

Yount Residence
Port Townsend, WA
January 2009

Jo and George Yount with their new 3 kW PV system composed of 15 Sanyo 200 watt modules and a 3500 watt PV Powered inverter.  The Yount's roof was built with SIPS panels (structurally insulated panels) so Power Trip's install crew used special mounting plates designed for SIPS roofs.

Haug Residence
Indianola, WA
January 2009

Kathy & Mel have installed 3 kW of PV on their new home leaving room for an additional 3 kW in the near future.  System consists of 15 Sanyo 200 watt modules and a 3000 watt SMA inverter.

Willard Residence
Port Townsend, WA
January 2009

Stan and Anne Willard's 4.8 kW PV array (24 Sanyo 200 watt modules) is equipped with Enphase micro-inverters.  The Enphase micro-inverters transmit performance data to the web.  Click here to view current output.

Effman Residence
Port Townsend, WA
January 2009
 
Where are the modules??  Look carefully and you'll see 27 Unisolar 136 watt thin film laminate modules.  Careful selection of roof color allows this PV array to virtually disappear!  The array feeds an SMA 4000 watt inverter and web based data monitoring system.

Projects - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003