Electrical box for solar power

scrynJune 5, 2008

We are updating our electrical box and can get a "generator ready" box if we want. It costs an extra 400 dollars though. We are not interested in a generator but are interested in solar power.

Would having this box make it easier to hook up solar panels to our house or does it not help at all?

thanks,

-Renee

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solargary

Hi,
If you are going to do the usual grid-tie solar PV system, I don't believe that the transfer switch for the generator will help when you go to put solar in.

The grid-tie inverters have the stuff in the inverter to automatically connect or disconnect from the grid depending on what's going on.

You might just call a PV installer -- they should be able to give you a quick answer.

Gary

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