Moving solar panel cord?

Old 03-05-15, 06:24 PM
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Moving solar panel cord?

Ive looked everywhere and cant find an answer to this. In my attic a cable is coming from my solar panels down to the main panel in my garage. It's labeled "photovoltiac power source". It's a metal tube like the kind that hold electric cables. I assume there's just an electric cable in there.

The installers put it right next to the opening to my attic, so i moved it a few feet as gently as possible. My question is: is it ok for me to move this? I assume so but want to make sure. Does it matter if its in a 45 degree angle?


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Old 03-05-15, 06:29 PM
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There are wires inside that flex, and no harm will come from moving it to accommodate your entrance. Make sure the part that goes through the roof is not disturbed so it won't cause a potential leak.
Old 03-05-15, 06:34 PM
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I don't think you hurt anything by moving it, but had it been installed properly you probably couldn't have moved it. I'd get the installers back to properly secure the flexible conduit. Was this installation inspected?

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