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El_Zorro AGL Employee
21-05-2015

Re: Battery cost

Hey @Gus, here is the link the the club: http://aglsolar.com.au/energystorage/ Just in case you dont have it already.
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El_Zorro AGL Employee
21-05-2015

Re: (7.30 REPORT): AskNewEnergy - Energy Storage Solutions (8.00pm - 8.30pm EST)

Hi @Steve, You asked if the battery could go outdoors. Our initial battery offering need to go indoors. We have a couple of units in the pipelline that can be stored outside. Depending on how our testing goes we hope to offer later this year. As you can imagine, a unit that goes outside needs to be much more secure to keep the weather and bugs out. So that can add to cost compared to an indoor unit. Typically you will put it in the garage. I'll post a picture in a minute. Regards
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El_Zorro AGL Employee
21-05-2015

Re: (7.30 REPORT): AskNewEnergy - Energy Storage Solutions (8.00pm - 8.30pm EST)

@James wrote: Do I have to take up the backup capability (as I assume a new distribution panel adds cost) or can I just use the battery to use more of my solar? Hi @James, this is a configuration choice. You will have several circuits on your home with different rooms and electrical loads attached. If you want back up you could chose to back up particular circuits, but that is your choice. As you say a new distribution panle adds cost, but that can be added into the financing of the install. ...
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El_Zorro AGL Employee
21-05-2015

Re: (7.30 REPORT): AskNewEnergy - Energy Storage Solutions (8.00pm - 8.30pm EST)

@elynchbell wrote: @md wrote:When will agl be offering batteries for sale. What size are they. I have a 25m pool that uses a lot of power. Presently have a 10kw solar panel system installed. What size battery would I need so I wouldn't need to draw on the grid @md AGL's first battery will be 7.2kWh. We will have larger systems available soon. Sizing your battery will depend on your daily consumption and daily solar production. AGL will be able to help you size your battery and minimise your grid ...
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