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Connected Energy is to install the first of its new generation of
second life energy storage systems as part of a Suffolk County Council
The 300kW/360kWh E-STOR storage system will be installed at a
flagship heritage facility – dubbed The Hold - due to open later in 2020
on the University of Suffolk’s Ipswich Campus.
Is there yet a device that can detect when there is spare solar electricity which can be diverted to an immersion heater or similar but which can cope with a battery? Typically if I boil a kettle with the help of the battery then when the kettle switches off the battery does not immediately shut-off its output but ramps down by temporarily exporting power to the grid. If this is detected as spare solar power then I end up draining the battery to run the immersion heater. The last time I was reading about this issue here, which was last year, it seemed the iBoost could not cope. The SOLiC 200 might possibly do better if you monitor the solar panel output, I suppose. Has anyone tried this? Is there another solution?
I was intending to set my solic up to only work when it seen a Consistent 200w export. It seemed to a mode within the instructions, but i haven't got a hot water tank yet
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