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Andy1733

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I'd like to know why we even need one if we have a smart meter that reads export?
One seems to make sense for the no longer available FIT payments where I believe there was a generation element to the payment. But new installs haven't been able to get that for ages.

My installer put mine between AC Grid and the CU.

I believe that the backup outlet is for running an up to 3.5 kw feed that supports important devices like fridges, from batteries, in the event if a power cut.
Thanks m8. My electrition said it goes there but we were both unsure about the backup. If it needed a meter also.
 

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Thanks m8. My electrition said it goes there but we were both unsure about the backup. If it needed a meter also.
Mostly generation meters are installed as a hangover from the days of FiT, there really isn't any need for them. I still install them in hope some form of FiT returns - did I just see a flying pig 🐷😄
 

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Mostly generation meters are installed as a hangover from the days of FiT, there really isn't any need for them. I still install them in hope some form of FiT returns - did I just see a flying pig 🐷😄
Do you think it's not worth bothering? Would the dno want one fitting?
 

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Were just filling in the g98 for for northern power grid.
There's a section that says summary details of micro generator where multiple micro generator will exists within one premise. Do I fill this section in of I'm using a single inverter

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A mate of mine was clearing his garage and knowing I've just fitted solar asked if a hosola 2200 grid tied inverter was any good to me. He was skipping it of not. Having just fitted the op system. Is there anything I could do with this inverter? Is it worth bothering setting up with its own panels or would it not generate enough to warrant the install?
 
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