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Posted by Trygve Lillefosse on August 9, 2007, 9:31 pm

No wonder. They are big fans of Monthy Python.

If you understand norwegain, you should definately check out more of
them. Especialy if you speak some danish - this is what norwegians
think of the (spoken)danish language. After seeing it againg, I assume
that you dont need to know danish to understand it. (Most of it is
spoken in english - the way danes speak it...)

SEE YA !!!
Trygve Lillefosse
AKA - Malawi, The Fisher King

Posted by Jim on August 10, 2007, 5:39 pm

    That's hysterical! I know just enough Norwegian, Russian, Spanish and
German to make a fool of myself if I try to speak to someone fluent. I'll
give up now! LOL!!!

Posted by Mike on August 7, 2007, 11:13 pm


Good idea! I don't know how many times my PV panels were over producing and
spilled the excess everywhere. The wife had to get the mop and clean up the

Posted by Mark Fields on August 8, 2007, 1:33 am

Would this in some small way contribute to global warming?  The thing is, if
hundreds of thousands get to off-grid at some future point then what can be
done with the excess electricity?


Posted by Eeyore on August 8, 2007, 7:28 am

Mark Fields wrote:

No. If the 'excess electricity' isn't 'burnt off' in resistance heating it just
makes the PV panel hotter which then radiates the equivalent amount of energy.

There is however no need to 'burn off' 'excess electricity', any more than 'burn
off' excess water from a tap.


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