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Simplifying the mystery

about battery storage

Technical

Powervault® ESS products are developed with local conditions in mind. The products have been designed to simply to store energy (renewable or grid), so it can be solar or cheap overnight off-peak electricity. The ideal solution for your house, villa, apartment, residential or commercial premises. It is a simple and quick no fuss installation. Designed for low maintenance to save you money.

Back up power solutions

Enjoy clean stable power. No annoying flicker in your lights, hum from your fans, power surges or blackouts. It means you still have power if the grid goes down. Back up power for NBN, communications, lights or we can design a system to power all your requirements. Now that’s smart!

Electricity Efficiency

Powervault® ESS has been designed specifically to store cheap, off-peak electricity in houses, apartments, villas, townhouses or commercial properties. Designed to be quick and easy to install*.

* Must be installed by a licensed electrician

Alternative Energy

Yes Powervault® ESS will work with existing solar panels. Store the energy created from your solar panels directly into a Powervault® battery for use in your own home. Contact us to discuss your requirements and options.

75%
Cost Reduction on Electricity Bills
(conditions apply)
10000
Cycles (recharge/discharges – over 25+yrs)
19kWh
Average Australian Household usage/day

Store your power

  • Sleek and unobtrusive design
  • Easy to Install
  • Battery bank expandable in parallel
  • LifePO4 based ESS, long life
  • Safe battery module design
  • Wide operating temperature range
  • Flexible control that covers all commercial fields
  • Charging management system
  • Quick and Easy Installation
  • Over temperature cut off
  • Over Voltage cutoff
  • Short circuit protection
  • Over charge/ discharge cutoff
  • Over current cutoff
  • Maintenance free
  • Long life cycle (charge/recharge)

Manage your power

The Powervault® ESS app allows you to easily manage your system. View your usage, see your capacity and measure your savings.

Powervault® ESS Modules comes with built in BMS (battery management system). This BMS design is for energy storage systems only. Communication between the battery and the integrated inverter is via CAN, RS485 or RS232.

Customer Service

Our customers are our key. Delivering efficient and accurate customer service and will always answer any questions customers might have about their Powervault battery storage system. Our system engineers are available to talk directly to customers and can check systems remotely. You’re not alone. We are here to help with your Powervault product

HAVE QUESTIONS?

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know what system is right for me?

Have a look at you electricity usage, there will be a summary each quarter of how much power you used. Think about if you were conservative or generous in how you used power. Then contact us, and we can work out which system is best suited to your requirements.


What is a kilowatt (kW)

So kW means kilowatt, which is 1000 Watts. It is a measure of power.

What is a kilowatt-hour?

A kWh is a measure of energy (not power). A kilowatt-hour is a measure of 1,000 watts during one hour. The abbreviation for kilowatt-hour is kWh. So 1,000 watts during one hour is 1 kWh. The power company measures energy in kWh in order to calculate your monthly bill. 5kWh is basic for a small home. 5 kWh battery bank is scalable for 10kWh, 15kWh, 20kwh or even more.

How do you calculate the number of kWh from watts?

If you want to know how many kWh an appliance uses, and already know how many watts it uses, the calculation is pretty straightforward.
First, you need to convert the number of watts into kW. To do that, you divide the number of watts by 1,000. So 100 W is 0.1 kW, 60 W is 0.06 kW, and 1500 W is 1.5 kW.
To get the number of kWh, you just multiply the number of kW by the number of hours the appliance is used for.

A simple example – A lightbulb that displays 100 Watt on its fixture will consume 1kW in 10 hours.
Another example, a device rated at 1500 W that’s on for 2.5 hours:
1500 ÷ 1000 = 1.5. That’s 1.5 kW.
1.5 x 2.5 = 3.75. So, a 1500 W appliance that’s on for 2.5 hours uses 3.75 kWh.


How do I calculate kW to kWh?

Calculating kWh from kW is even easier, as you already know the number of kW for the appliance. All you need to do is multiply the kW number by the time in hours. The 3 kW heater, if used for 3.5 hours, would use (3 x 3.5) 10.5 kWh of electricity.

How Many kWh Do You Need for your house?

An average Australian house consumes (approximately) electricity adding up to be 19 kW per day. How much electricity does an Australian Home use? This does depend on the size of your home and what appliances you have such as heaters and air conditions, TVs etc.

Breakdown of average residence’s energy is being consumed:

> 40% on heating and cooling

> 23% on water heating (electrical water heaters)
 
> 14% on miscellaneous appliances like dishwashers, washing machines, TVs and other entertainment appliances
 
> 8% on refrigerators and freezers
 
> 7% on lighting (light bulbs)
 
> 5% on cooking
 

Most modern homes today are equipped with the latest electrical appliances for daily chores and entertainment. Even while they may be the latest energy efficient appliances, they will still add to more power consumption. Also remember, that your own household electricity usage will vary from others depending upon where you live and how you use your appliances and devices in your own home. How do kW and kWh relate to batteries?

How do kW and kWh relate to batteries?

When buying batteries, you need to think about both the power of the battery and the energy storage capacity of the battery you are looking at.

The battery’s energy storage capacity is measured in kWh—for example, the Powervault ’ stores 8 kWh of energy.

Its power is 6 kW charging (Max discharge 9000w), so it can charge or discharge at that rate.

The more energy (kWh) a battery has, the more you can store and the longer it will last, the more power it has the faster you can get that energy in or out of the battery,

In other words, the more power it has, the more appliances you can power with it and the more energy it has, the longer you can power those appliances.

For normal household use, you want enough energy to get you through the night and at least 5 kW of power for speedy charging.



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