Finally Done Building our Solar, Off- Grid Home

A manifestation of a 30 year vision and worth the wait.

Rebecca Romanelli
May 17 · 8 min read
Southwest facing wrap around deck — photo by Dmitri

My husband and I were among the first wave of solar home builders in Seattle, WA. In 2005 we self designed and completed our grid connected, solar home. The electrical meter spun backward almost every day, sending our surplus energy to City Light. Our bills were practically non existent…