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Grid-Tied 1.8kW Residential Home Solar System with Battery Backup

Grid-Tied 1.8kW Residential Home Solar System with Battery Backup
Grid-Tied 1.8kW Residential Home Solar System with Battery Backup
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KITGRIDBACK-A Grid-Tied w Backup 1.8kW

Grid Tie with Battery Back-Up
1.8 kW Solar Home System

The performance of each solar home system will vary greatly based on the location where it is installed. If you need help sizing a Solar Grid Tie system for your home, check out our On Grid System Calculator


Each of these solar home systems are designed to provide you with the main components you will need to equip your home with a grid-tied Solar system that includes a back up battery bank. altE's Home Solar Systems include the major components needed for a solar installation. Since each installation is unique, some parts/materials will need to be purchased separately to satisfy the needs of your specific project and local regulations. If you experience frequent power outages but want to keep your connection to the utility grid, one of these systems might be just the thing for you! From premium modules and racking systems, to efficient inverters and durable batteries, these packages include high quality, safe components for your solar installation.


Grid-Tied 1.8kW Home Solar System with Battery Back Up Includes:
Part Number Item Description Quantity
SOW300SW300MWOB SolarWorld 300 Watt Mono Solar Panel 6
PVCH4-50FT 50' H4 Connector Cable
#10 AWG
2
GENT4KEY Disconnect Key for Solar Panel Connector Cables 1
TWOXR100132A IronRidge XR100 Rail,
11 Feet, Mill Finish
4
TWOXR100CAP IronRidge End Cap for XR-100 Rails 4
TWOXR100-SPLCBD IronRidge Splice Kit for XR-100 Rails 2
TWOFMLFT003 Ironridge Slotted L-Foot for XR Rails (4 Pack) - NO hardware 3
TWOFF2SQUARE Ironridge Square Bonding Hardware for L-Foot Kit (4 Pack) 3
TWOUFOSTP33MMB Ironridge UFO Stopper End Clamp Kit (4 Pack) 1
TWOUFOCL001B Ironridge UFO Mid Clamp Kit (4 Pack), Black 4
TWOGDLUG003 IronRidge Grounding Lug w/Hardware, 2pk 1
MIDMNPV6DISCO Midnite Solar MNPV6 Disconnecting Combiner Box 1
GENSR-2HOLES-LN 1/2" Strain Relief 2 Round Holes/Locknut 3
GENBRKDIN-15 Midnite Solar 15A Din Rail Breaker, 150VDC 2
MIDMNSPD-300 Midnite Solar Surge Protection Device - 300V 3
XANXWPLUSPDP Conext XW + Power Distribution Panel 1
XANXWMPPT60-150 Xantrex XW 60A MPPT Charge Controller 1
XANBRK60 60A 160VDC Panel Mount Breaker for XW 1
XANBRK80 80A 160VDC Panel Mount Breaker for XW 1
XANXW5548 Conext XW+ 5548 Inverter/Charger 1
XANXWPLSYSCNTRL System Control Panel for XW+ 1
OUTEC-200NC Outback EnergyCell 200NC 178Ah AGM Battery 4
ALTBC-4/0-120RB Battery to Inverter Cables,4/0, 10Ft, Pair 1
HLRWESHLBLDC Electric Shock Hazard / DC Voltage Label 2
HLRWESHLBL Electric Shock Hazard Label 3
HLRCSCIRLBL Caution: Solar Circuit Label 5 Pack 1
HLRDC2011 DC Module Rating Label NEC 2011, CC 1
HLRDCDISCT Photovoltaic DC Disconnect Label 1
HLRWDPSLBL Warning - Dual Power Source Label 1
HLRACRATING Inverter AC Rating Label 1
HLRAC2011 AC Module Rating Label NEC 2011,Inverter 1
HLRACDISCT Photovoltaic AC Disconnect Label 1
HLRLAM1 Clear Over-Laminate for Rating Labels 5
HLRDONOTMOVE Do Not Relocate PV Breaker Label 1

Schneider Electric
Conext XW+ 5548 Inverter/Charger

solar packages

With higher power ratings, and improved battery management, the NEW Conext XW+ is an adaptable single-phase and three-phase hybrid inverter with grid-tie functionality and dual AC power inputs. Available solar charge controllers, monitoring, and automated generator control modules enable further adaptability. From a single Conext XW+ unit to clusters up to 102 kW, the Conext XW+ is a scalable system that allows for the integration of solar capacity as required. Adaptable and scalable, the Schneider Electric Conext XW+ system is the one solution for grid-interactive and off-grid, residential and commercial, solar and backup power applications.

The XW + Inverter/Charger is a self-contained DC to AC inverter, battery charger, and AC transfer switch all in one. When combined with the pre-wired XW + Power Distribution panel enclosure, it creates a sleek, code-compliant single inverter installation.

Features of the XW+ include:

  • Excellent load starting with high 30-minute and 5-second power
  • Improved battery management including support for Lithium-Ion technology
  • Superior balance of system integration with battery bank, charge controller, and generators, further simplifies installation
  • Supports DC coupled and AC coupled off-grid and grid-tie architectures
  • Intelligent functionality enables solar prioritization, load shifting, peak shaving, and assists small generators with heavy loads
  • Backup power with grid-tie functionality converts external DC power to AC power for export to the utility grid

Solar Charge Controller

Grid Tie with Back up Batteries

The Xantrex XW Solar Charge Controller is a photovoltaic (PV) charge controller that tracks the electrical maximum power point of a PV array to deliver the maximum available current for charging batteries. The controller features a two-line, 16-character liquid crystal display (LCD), 3 stage charging and ships with an included battery temperature sensor.

The Xantrex XW Solar Charge Controller incorporates a dynamic Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) algorithm designed to maximize energy harvest from the PV array. The MPPT constantly adjusts the operating points of the array to ensure it stays on the maximum power point. It does not stop energy harvest to sweep the array like some other competing products. This feature is beneficial all sunlight conditions, especially in areas with fast moving cloud cover and quickly changing solar conditions.

 

Batteries

solar packages

The Outback EnergyCell NC valve regulated lead acid battery is designed for high power density and is intended for use in backup, off-grid and renewable energy applications. Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) technology for efficient gas recombination of up to 99% and freedom from electrolyte maintenance. The EnergyCell RE also features low profile terminals with threaded copper alloy inserts providing reduced maintenance and increased safety (an insert bolt for connection is included with each battery).

This home solar system includes (4) 12V, 178Ah batteries, which will be wired together for a 48V, 178Ah battery bank. Deep cycle batteries should not be discharged lower than 50%, so a battery bank of this size will provide approximately 1800 Watt hours (Wh) of energy per day, for two days when fully charged. This is a rough estimate of capacity, actual capacity can change based on temperature, state of charge and the condition of the batteries. Additional batteries can be added to this system to increase the capacity of the battery bank.

Recommended Package Add-Ons
Part Number Item Description
XANXWPLAUTOGENS Conext XW+ Auto Generator Start
SCNCONCOMBOX Conext Combox Communication Device
OUTEC-200NC Outback EnergyCell 200NC 178Ah AGM Battery
OUTIBR-2-48-175 Outback 2 Shelf Integrated Battery Rack

Our grid tie with battery back up home solar systems include the basics that you'll need for your solar installation. In this table, we've listed a few more items that you may want to include with your package order. If you are interested in auto generator starts, mounting standoffs, or additional batteries and cables, this is the place to find them.


* To take a look at technical spec pages, installation manuals, warranty information, etc. click on the 'Documents' tab towards the top of this page


This item is a package made up of the following components. Please call to speak to a sales representative to learn about other options which may be available.

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