Another group of “Solar + Storage” students learning about off-grid and hybrid systems.
Lachy load testing a set of Sonnenschein A600 Solar OPzV batteries
Nick explaining how they setup the Redback Smart Hybrid inverter with battery pack below.
Siva checking the Redback inverter.
Sacred Sun batteries with “visual inspection” window.
Load testing using three students for speed. Two taking readings and one writing down the results.
Using an AutoHold function on the multimeter to speed up taking battery cell voltage readings.
Safely moving heavy batteries.
Loosing off battery terminals prior to repositioning. Always use a torque wrench when tightening though and make sure threads are clean.
Spacing batteries 20mm apart to ensure good passive ventilation.