What’s included in a standard battery installation as part of AGL’s virtual power plant?
A quote for a standard installation is issued to all customers before a site inspection is carried out. A standard installation includes:
Installation of your Sunverge AC coupled SIS 7.7 kWh energy storage system, including a Schneider XW+ 7048 inverter and access to the AGL’s battery monitoring portal.
Full installation on suitable flooring. ‘Suitable flooring’ is a concrete base, with a minimum thickness of 75 mm and free from cracks, that can accommodate approximately 270 kg of weight.
Conduit and cabling between the battery location and the switchboard, up to 20 metres.
Installation of a battery main switch circuit breaker, control circuit (VT) circuit breaker and two Current Transformers in the switchboard. The switchboard must have sufficient space to accommodate these additions.
A standard installation also assumes:
There is suitable flooring. ‘Suitable flooring’ is a concrete base, with a minimum thickness of 75 mm and free from cracks, that can accommodate approximately 270 kg of weight.
That your battery will be installed in a non-habitable internal location, or an external location that is not subject to direct sun for lengthy periods, for example between north-west and north-east (unless determined as a suitable location by AGL).
That the cable between the street and the switchboard, and the switchboard itself, complies with current electrical and safety standards.
No hazardous materials such as asbestos.
The site inspection may identify that further work needs to be carried out to make your home suitable for a safe installation. If this is the case, you will be issued with an updated quote to accept in accordance with your terms and conditions.