Polar Power Alaska: Page 7 of 7

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The Systems at Ivotuk
The PV array & wind generator at the camp.
Ivotuk base camp
The Ivotuk base camp with fresh snow on the mountains.
Checking the array angle
The author demonstrates that the PV tilt angle is to spec.
Balance of system
The Proven and the OutBack controllers regulate wind and PV charging.
The battery bank
The battery bank is made up of 24 industrial-quality, 2-volt cells.
Tower raising
The 155-pound Proven wind turbine and its 20-foot tower were raised into place with a rope-and-pulley system.
Tower up
The author standing proudly in front of the installed turbine.
The Systems at Ivotuk
Ivotuk base camp
Checking the array angle
Balance of system
The battery bank
Tower raising
Tower up

info@provenenergy.comwww.provenenergy.com • Wind turbine manufacturer

Evergreen Solar Inc., 259 Cedar Hill St., Marlboro, MA 01752 • 508-357-2221 • Fax: 508-357-2279 • info@evergreensolar.comwww.evergreensolar.com • PV manufacturer

OutBack Power Systems, 19009 62nd Ave. NE, Arlington, WA 98223 • 360-435-6030 • Fax: 360-435-6019 • sales@outbackpower.comwww.outbackpower.com • Inverters & PV charge controller

ABS Alaskan Inc., 2130 Van Horn Rd., Fairbanks AK 99701 • 800-235-0689 or 907-451-7145 • Fax: 907-451-1949 • jim@absak.comwww.absak.com • Strobe light PV system components

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