Alpha Solar Hybrid Storage System, Melbourne
QCells Q.Peak 280W mono crystalline solar panels
The solar power system and battery storage solution was designed and installed by GreenPower for the new home of the director of Michael Ellis Architects. The home in Elwood was featured on a television show, Greenbuild, and feature the latest electrical CBUS automation system, powered by 5.04kWp of QCells solar panels and the Alpha ESS energy storage system.
Alpha energy storage system
The Alpha ESS is capable of storing 12500W of power, via the Lithium Storage cassettes, which are upgrade-able and will last 6000 cycles, which is the equivalent of 16+ years at 80% capacity.
This installation only used 5000W of battery storage, which is ample to run the electrical appliances and lighting during night time load. The Alpha unit incorporates it own Goodwe inverter/battery controller, and has its own monitoring system with a display on the door of the enclosure unit.