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Jun 27, 2021
I started posting my build logs but I thought I'd make a quick intro.
I'm an EE from Minneapolis, MN, USA. By day I design power electronics for various OEMs - treadmill drives, boat lift controllers, etc. I have some experience with solar and batteries from college and previous jobs (plus a brief stint working with actual Tesla Powerwalls), so I'm not a total noob, but this is my first powerwall build.

I started watching HBPowerwall's videos and chanced upon a good opportunity to rebuild an old battery, which led to my First Powerwall Project. This build is a ~6 kWh on-grid system made from an old solar car battery, which itself was built by me and my friends 8 years ago. Power will be provided by up to 8 4 kw of weird solar panels from a defunct company I used to work for.

Some day I want to build an off-grid system for a cabin or something, but that's more of a pipe dream at the moment.
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Mar 14, 2021
Welcome. So excited to have a fellow Minnesotan. I live up on the north shore. I also live off grid so your dream is a very possible one :) Best of luck with your project and it seams like you are well equipped.