This is the first question I’ve seen that asks what to do with excess energy…
From George Anderson, C387 Sunlife, Gulfport Florida
I am in the midst of some systems upgrades and improvements on my C387 and put this out to the group. I am definitely adding solar panels and Blue Sky MPPT controllers are my preference in part due to of all of their products I have purchase over the last two boats they have given not any problems, their customer service is great and they are made in the US in colorado.
The wind generator a Rutland 1200 delivers 3 phase AC ( an advantage in having the ability to run smaller gauge wire for the arch to the controller )and comes with their own MPPT controller which is capable of handling an additional Solar input as well as quiet ( one of my dock mates has one