Google Power

Here’s the Google Power graph that we get from our Power Monitor installation. It tracks our house usage minus the energy from our solar system – if it shows negative, we’re producing more than we’re using and selling back to our utility. You can see where the solar kicks in around 9:30 AM, then fades […]

Ted 5000 installation

To track energy usage, I set up a monitor system using TED 5000. The way it works is this: It has monitors with a current clamp meter (MTU) that measure current flow, and this plugs into a 240 circuit in a breaker box The MTUs transmits over the house wires to a server unit (gateway). […]

Sharpes Series – Bernard Cornwell

In a battery of events that will make a hero out of an illiterate private, a young Richard Sharpe poses as the enemy to bring down a ruthless Indian dictator backed by fearsome French troops. The year is 1799, and Richard Sharpe is just beginning his military career. An inexperienced young private in His Majesty’s […]

Quarter Share – Nathan Lowell

The Golden Age of Sail has Returned — in the Year 2352When his mother dies in a flitter crash, eighteen-year-old Ishmael Horatio Wang must find a job with the planet company or leave the system–and NerisCo isn’t hiring. With credits running low, and prospects limited, he has just one hope…to enlist for two years with […]