Gone Green

by Richard
(Biloxi, MS.)

I am starting to build a fully solar powered house boat.

Here is a list of some of the systems I will be putting into this build.

  • 2 48Vdc 2K watt solar panel arrays.
  • 1 24Vdc 1K watt solar panel array.
  • 2 48Vdc high power golf cart motoers and control systems.
  • 2 48Vdc 2K Amphr Lithium Ion Battery Banks.
  • 1 24Vdc 300 Amphr Lithium Ion Battery Bank.
  • 100 Gallon fresh water tank
  • 60 Gallon gray tank
  • 60 Gallon black tank
  • All lights will be LED.
  • There will also be a 3 zone spit A/C system with heat pump.
  • Salt water desalination and filtraion system.
  • 96NM radar and gps cartploter/autopilot.
  • Sonar/ fish finder
My Hull is going to be shaped like that of a Jon boat to store batteries, drivetrain, tanks, and other storage as needed.

I am getting ready to lay the first boards of the hull.

I will post updates as I get time.

See also Richard’s question on Hull Building

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