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davewill
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Re: Solar Panels For EV

Tue Jun 12, 2012 11:24 am

scottsleaf wrote:I know this is a solar panel discussion but I was just made aware that a Honda EU2000i portable generator is the way to go. ... Any thoughts?
I think it's already been talked to death: http://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=4047" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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scottsleaf
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Re: Solar Panels For EV

Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:24 pm

Thanks for the 411! I'm thinking about buying a trailor hitch, attaching a Thule-type carrier (ventilated), and putting 1 or 2 EU2000i generators in it. I don't always have to lug this around but it sure would be nice to have when needed.

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Re: Solar Panels For EV

Thu Aug 02, 2012 9:44 pm

gergg wrote:I've read through these threads and still have a question.....Approx. how much would one have to spend to get enough solar panel power to fully charge a Leaf every day? And what would that equate to in solar panel lingo?
I think you are asking the wrong question. I think the question is how much will efficiently fit on your southern roof and can you afford that. Then after you get it installed for fun you can say. "My 5kWH AC PV system can annually power my car 20,000 miles."

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Re: Solar Panels For EV

Mon Nov 05, 2012 12:34 am

Generating power by connecting through grid is a great idea.

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