Supercapacitors, solar PV water heaters and battery training

Paul Wilson from Arvio explaining how the Kilowatt Labs supercapacitor works.

Fotakis & Rachel working on the PV water heater demonstration system. Top is the EasyWarm VoV system and directly below is the new SolarEdge 3.6kW Immersion Heater diverter.

Adam and Saxton working on the Goodwe BP (dc-dc) converter that allows retrofitting of battery storage to an existing PV system easy by connecting storage to the PV d.c. side of the system.

Scott and Ian installing an extra 6kWh of GenZ lithium-ion battery storage to the Tiny House’s “GiantPower system”.

Phil Crotty from Victron Energy showing the students the features and advantages of the Victron system.

Norm Anderson, CEO of Energy Smart Water, talking about their MyPV d.c. water heating system and the new AC.Thor 6kW a.c. power diverter.

Ian fitting off the Victron Lynx 1000A busbar system for connecting batteries in parallel.

SolaX 3 Phase Hybrid Arrives

Matt & Munaz installing an off-grid SMA Sunny Island 8.0H-11 battery inverter with a SolarEdge SE3500 grid-connect inverter set to respond to frequency dependant power reduction signalling from the Sunny Island.

Coen installing the new (second one ever made) SolaX X3 Hybrid inverter. This unit is the 10kW variant. These amazing inverters can be connected to up to a 500V d.c. battery and have a total of ten inverters operating in unison using just a single power meter connected to the master unit. Unbalanced 3phase load support is also unique.

Ian checks out the Neuton Power VRLA 600Ah lead-acid battery pack.