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Old 12-29-2009, 07:40 AM   #1
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Default Solar Panels and CME

Hello All,

I'm about to put up some new solar panels in order to be a little bit more energy independent. I've heard the stories about Coronal Mass Ejections and did some research on the Carrington Events and previous CMEs. I understand if this does happen it will be absolutely devastating to the electrical grid because of the high-voltage transformers. I'm wondering if anyone has any information on whether this would have any effect on a lower-voltage solar panel system. Any input would be much appreciated.

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