Date: April 4, 2018
Off Grid Solar – 2.28 kW Roma
This Off Grid Solar or Stand Alone Solar system comprises of a 2.28 kW solar array, a 3.5 kW Off Grid solar inverter – good for larger appliances like power tools, welders, pumps and vacuum cleaners, a 60 Amp battery charger and 830 Amp-hour deep-cycle battery pack.
The control panel includes 6 x solar disconnect circuit breakers, which act as a device to measure 2 panels at a time for warranty and servicing. It includes a change-over switch from the inverter to generator, so if the generator is required all electrical loads are supplied from the generator, hence saving on fuel costs.
This Off the Grid Solar system supplies all essential power to a household including fridge, washing machine, lighting, fans, microwave, toaster, kettle, power tools including welder, drills, drop saw and grinders. It was a solution of getting reliable electricity to a site where the cost of mains connection was estimated at more than $30,000.
View photos of this Off Grid Solar system below.