Advanced battery technologies

Students working and monitoring a range of battery technologies at SolarQuip training facility near Melbourne.

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Gary explaining to his fellow students how the GiantPower system works in various hybrid modes.

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Peter programming the Schneider XW+ and new Conext Battery Monitor system.

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Students learning about passive solar design.

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Rod Dewar from Fronius shows how the Fronius Galvo inverter can be used in manage a.c. coupling mode with the Victron Multiplus battery inverter.

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The classroom.

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Ecoult “UltraFlex” 20kW battery with three-phase Selectronic SP Pro’s and ABB solar inverters in managed a.c. coupling mode.

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Jerry crimping some 70mm cable for the Narada “carbon” lead acid sealed batteries from Choose Solar.

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Phil from Victron explains how the Victron web portal allows for remote monitoring.

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Thermal image of SP Pro’s and Sonnenschein batteries. Note the heat from direct solar radiation onto the righthand end of batteries – not a good location. Shading needs to be fitted.

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Sonnenschein A600 Solar batteries.

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Finished enclosure with an acrylic “see-what-you-paid-for” window.

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