Solar Renewable Energy Facility

Latest News

Latest News, Fall 2022

R.A. Thomas Electric manufactures a preassembled free-standing/ground-mounted style assembled solar array refer. This system is designed for scalability to create a substantial Renewable Energy Facility.  Our team builds a rugged modelized mounting rack structure with access doors concealing inverters and other systems.  The rack assembly is made up of seven individual panels tied together to create arrays with each array having its own grid tied individual (SMA 3 kwh) inverter. The overall PV system is scalable up to ten (10) pre-manufactured racks/array with a combined rating the total of the 10 inverter output of over 100 amps at 240/120/1 phase.   Additionally, due to the truss style design of the rack system it can easily be crane lifted or transported to its final placement. Rack array contained within a 24 x 5.6-foot.

These pre-assembled arrays can quick deployment of a Renewable Energy Facility (REF).

The Market has moved away rooftop mounting of solar panels. The restriction of water during an active Fire. Local Firefighters in an effort to extinguish the structure,fire may encounter high voltage DC directly at the individual solar panel. Along with an inability to reach  the fire due to the solar panels mounted directly on the roof especially during daylight hours.  This hazard comes from the Sun, and science of Photovoltaic panels which once in the sunlight the panel will generate power This is the most understood fact of solar is Rapid shutdown equipment / safety shutdown equipment measures mandated by National Electric Code (NEC)  do not occur until are after the solar panel’ at before the INVERTER. Ground mounted solar is the only safe way to install Solar Renewable Energy Facility.

 

Read more about our solar electrical installation, repair, and maintenance services here.

 

We integrate and build photovoltaic and thermal solar installations.  Contact R.A. Thomas Electric for any of your electrical services or other questions for homes, farms, factories, offices, government buildings, warehouses, and retail.

 

ABOUT RENEWABILITIES

R.A. Thomas Electric builds experimental solar racks. “it takes approximately 40 man hours assemble an pre-manufactured array”,  says Russell Thomas, Qualifier and owner .  (https://www.renewabilities.net/)

 


read more

Fast Efficient Residential Asheville Electrical Troubleshooting

Fast Efficient Residential Asheville Electrical Troubleshooting is what R.A. Thomas Electric’s services provide. Homeowners and multi-family unit owners with electric problems can count on our electrical journeyman to troubleshoot and repair any problem. Since 1995, Western North Carolina families have experienced innovation, honesty, and impeccable customer service in solving a wide range of residential electrical challenges. Constantly studying the ever-changing National Electric Code makes us confident that we can quickly solve any issue. Electrical contracting is our main focus. We may be over-trained, but we like it that way. Let Asheville’s Electrician help:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Install Ceiling Fans
  • Electrical installation of appliances
  • Aluminum Wire to Copper Wire
  • Remodeling/Additions for Homes
  • Arc Fault & Surge Protection Systems
  • Dryer, Range, Hot Water Heater
  • Bathroom/Kitchen Lighting
  • Recessed Fixture Installation
  • Energy Management Evaluation
  • Landscape Lighting
  • GFCI Plugs for Outdoors/Indoor
  • Relocate Plug and Switches
  • Code/Safety Home Evaluation

We are part of Asheville’s Downtown’s small business community. We are committed to sustainable conscious living. We have renewabilities to share with you and our community.  We are fast efficient residential specialists with experience and training that can save you money.  We know our business and would enjoy sharing our expertise. All our technicians are licensed and insured.

Call us today 828-258-3999

 


read more

Fast Efficient Residential Electrical Contracting

R.A. Thomas Electric’s fast efficient residential services provide homeowners with experienced, trained electricians since 1985. Since that time, Western North Carolina families have called us to solve a wide range of electrical needs. Delivering on-time impeccable service is our prime focus. Our team is constantly studying and attending State-sponsored Continuing Education on any changes or updates to the National Electric Code to assure we are confident that we can quickly solve any electrical issue. We are over-trained but we like it that way. Let Asheville’s Electrician help:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Install Ceiling Fans
  • Electrical installation of appliances
  • Aluminum Wire to Copper Wire
  • Remodeling/Additions for Homes
  • Arc Fault & Surge Protection Systems
  • Dryer, Range, Hot Water Heater
  • Bathroom/Kitchen Lighting
  • Recessed Fixture Installation
  • Energy Management Evaluation
  • Landscape Lighting
  • GFCI Plugs for Outdoors/Indoor
  • Relocate Plug and Switches
  • Code/Safety Home Evaluation

 

RA Thomas Electric is part of Asheville and Weaverville’s small business community. We have been in the electrical business in Asheville for over 30 years. Let us show you what we can do with any task you have at hand. Our fast efficient residential specialists, with experience and training, will save you money. We know our business and would enjoy sharing our expertise. Fast efficient residential service is our specialty. Voted the most reliable licensed and insured electrician in Western North Carolina, call us to show you why experience counts. If you are handy and just need free advice call us we can give you guidance on the phone.

Call us today 828-258-3999.


read more