Solar Power

All about solar power systems, and solar roadways.

EEVblog 1568 – Tesla Megapack 2 Battery FIRE! at Bouldercombe QLD

A Tesla Megapack 2.0 battery is on fire at the 100MWh Genex battery storage facility at Bouldercombe in Queensland. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-09-27/tesla-battery-fire-at-queensland-renewable-energy-project/102905302 https://wattclarity.com.au/articles/2023/09/27sept-bouldercombe-bess-fire/ https://www.afr.com/companies/energy/fire-at-genex-power-battery-project-in-qld-a-rare-occurrence-20230927-p5e7ym https://cleantechnica.com/2022/05/13/heres-what-tesla-learned-from-last-years-megapack-fire-in-australia/ https://genexpower.com.au/renew-economy-genex-eyes-trebling-of-revenue-says-new-battery-already-sopping-up-negative-prices/ Victoria Big Battery Fire Investigation Report: https://victorianbigbattery.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/VBB-Fire-Independent-Report-of-Technical-Findings.pdf Podcast: Download

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EEVblog 1553 – World’s First Commercial Solar Power Station

Dave visists the world’s first commercial solar power station in White Cliffs, a small opal mining town in outback Australia. Built in 1981 and using 14 heliostatic tracking 5m diameter dishes, this concentrated thermal solar plant produced 25kW of power using a steam generator. Links: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Cliffs_Solar_Power_Station Analysis report: https://eevblog.com/files/sustain_renew_solar_white_cliffs_project_report.pdf Mirror …

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EEVblog 1544 – Platio Solar Pavement BUSTED!

Let’s BUST the new Platio Solar Pavement installation in the Netherlands using thier OWN production data on launch day! LOL PLUS a Solar Roadways UPDATE! If you find my videos useful you may consider supporting the EEVblog on Patreon 00:00 – Platio Solar Pavement in the Netherlands BUSTED! 02:15 – …

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EEVblog 1518 – Hoymiles Solar Microinverter TEARDOWN

Depotting, teardown, and some reverse engineering analysis of the 400W Hoymiles solar microinverter. https://www.hoymiles.com/products/microinverter/ Hoymiles vs Enphase microinverter review: https://www.mcelectrical.com.au/hoymiles-microinverter-review/ Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1518-hoymiles-solar-microinverter-teardown/ Youtube: Odysee: Podcast: Download

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