Solar and Wind Power Monitors

For those fortunate enough to have portions of their electrical power consumption supplied by residential solar and wind energy collectors, you can use the Arduino/XBee/PC combination to measure both the energy generated by these devices and the status of the battery’s charge being stored in the batteries that capture and store the output of these reusable energy devices.

Send email alerts when the battery’s charge is below a certain threshold. Capture the stats over time and map them to understand the month-to-month fluctuations that can be used to predict energy output for years to come.

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