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Author Topic: eevblog guy on the Tesla Solarcity roof fires at 7 Walmart stores  (Read 6878 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Re: eevblog guy on the Tesla Solarcity roof fires at 7 Walmart stores
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2019, 1833 UTC »
I saw that this morning in my feeds.  He's been doing a lot of other solar roadway failure videos lately.  He also had a meterorite take out one of his rooftop LG panels as well.

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Re: eevblog guy on the Tesla Solarcity roof fires at 7 Walmart stores
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2019, 2005 UTC »
I saw that this morning in my feeds.  He's been doing a lot of other solar roadway failure videos lately.  He also had a meterorite take out one of his rooftop LG panels as well.

I'd expect the latter to be more likely in Russia than Australia. Russia seems to be a meteor / asteroid magnet  ;D
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Re: eevblog guy on the Tesla Solarcity roof fires at 7 Walmart stores
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2019, 2354 UTC »
I want a roof covered in panels yet at the same time do not want amps of current flowing through perhaps shady connectors and wiring that could burn that roof and all under it to ash.
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Re: eevblog guy on the Tesla Solarcity roof fires at 7 Walmart stores
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2019, 1721 UTC »
All the more reason to have a concrete roof.

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Re: eevblog guy on the Tesla Solarcity roof fires at 7 Walmart stores
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2019, 1030 UTC »
There was also apparently a fire at an Amazon Facility caused by Tesla/SolarCity panels: https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/companies/tesla-solar-panels-reportedly-caught-fire-at-an-amazon-warehouse-in-2018/ar-AAGf5EV

The homeowner lawsuits have also started: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2019/08/29/538284.htm
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Re: eevblog guy on the Tesla Solarcity roof fires at 7 Walmart stores
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2019, 1814 UTC »
"I...don wanna go to Sun City, yaaa!"

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Re: eevblog guy on the Tesla Solarcity roof fires at 7 Walmart stores
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2019, 2257 UTC »
 Oct 2019 Vanity Fair article on Tesla and Solarcity, as the article mentions "its all smoke and mirrors".....https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/08/how-elon-musk-gambled-tesla-to-save-solarcity
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Re: eevblog guy on the Tesla Solarcity roof fires at 7 Walmart stores
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2019, 1429 UTC »
Also, as many HAMs have at least some kind of solar, many pv voltage controllers are huge rf noise sources.
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