Selway Lodge Remote Photovoltaic System

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This system powers a historic guest lodge in the middle of the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness. The barn roof supports the solar array with a large battery bank of flooded lead acid batteries and power conditioning equipment inside. This system powers a number of cabins, a wash house and the main lodge itself. We installed the first system here in the late 80’s and have enlarged the system several times. Equipment is typically flown in via bush plane or for the heavy batteries, a helicopter. It always an enjoyable time to visit the lodge which is just 30 minutes away by plane yet a different climate and great wilderness minded folks.