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Mobile Transportable Micro-Grids

Portable micro-grid system is something that was predominantly reserved for Motor-homes and Off-Gridders.

However, it's now becoming more popular in 4X4WD, as Batterys simply replaced the need for Gas, and all your home gadgets will work, this is Not for everyone as it take a reasonably competent person to set-up initially in say a Home or Apartment.

The biggest investment for Tenants living in Apartments or Homes would be the Energy Storage, although Motor Homes have been using mobile Micro Grids for decades, with the introduction of LiFePO4 Batteries & Super Capacitor (SC) Energy Storage Modules, you can easily & safely relocate them, modules can be housed in Racking similar size to a small Filing Cabernet.

We can provide you with a bespoke Transportable Micro Power Grid with the Energy Storage that should start with at least a single 7.5kWh module, that you can simply add additional modules into the Racking at any time.

There are several types of Portable Energy Storage Modules, in recommend order of longevity below;

  1. We first recommend Super Capacitor (SC) Energy Storage Modules with an extremely quick Recharge, and there non combustible Graphene-n-Paper Dry cell technology is the latest & greatest in SC energy storage, these all come with built-in Cell Management System (CMS).
    NB: SC can be Charged in 10~30minutes, unlike ANY other energy storage technology!
    Hybrid Graphite SC Cells boast 30'000+ cycle life, where Dry Paper & Graphene SC Modules boast 50'000 +Cycle Life.
    SC Modules can be ordered with 24V~48V DC Output and only need Hybrid Inverter or MPPT Charge Controller for Charging.
  2. Lithium-Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) Energy Storage Modules are a Safer Energy Storage than Lithium-ion (TESLA) batteries.
  3. A 3kWh Vigor-Box Lithium-ion Energy Storage Suitcase Modules with inbuilt Inverter, weighs just 25kg.
    These are ideally suited for Trade person, or people that don't want to use a noisy Generator, as these Specially manufactured module, and come in a Space age type Suitcase, that includes a 3.5kW pure-sine inverter.  The Vigor-Box unit come set-up & ready to use as a Portable Power Station, providing customers with a totally portable Power Station & Storage unit, easily transport from one location to another, very similar to what a Motorhome & 4X4WD would set-up when they get to there Camp site, but more simpler, as a Vigor-Box is a single self contained unit!

Solar Generation can be accomplished by using lightweight 300W Flexible solar panels, manufactured with special eyelets for variable mounting options, like being hung on veranda wall areas or place to cover windows that are exposed to sun, possibly whilst you are at work!

Obviously, each premises would be configured in a way that suits the location, if the area is prone to Shading, we recommend you fit a Charge Controllers over Micro Inverters, as they are better at generating energy when panels shading occurs.

Secondly: Run the DC or AC wires form the Solar panels too the inverter, and another pair of wires running from the inverter battery management system (BMS) to the Battery for charging, DC wires are relatively safe and can be wired by a Handyman or Electrician, as 12~48V DC wiring is reasonably safe, as Low voltage DC wiring is just like the wiring on your vehicle!

Mobile Transportable Micro Power Station;

These bespoke Mobile DAT Power Stations are designed for anyone wanting to have a Mobile Power Station!

We design & Manufacture each unit to suit the customers Daily energy Consumption;

  1. A fully optioned unit includes a 3kW~12kW Hybrid Inverter.
  2. Energy Storage starts from a Single 2.56kWh Battery up to 10x 10.24kWh LiFePo4 Batteries, providing a massive 102.4kWh Energy Storage.
  3. Each unit comes with a Weather proof S/Steel Control Housing, that only operates the Tracking
  4. These units are Totally Self Contained, and are supplied with either a H/Duty 240V, 15A Caravan power lead or in the case of a 3phase inverter a 3 phase power Plug & lead.

NB: Each Trailer mounted Power Station can be Parked anywhere or in the case of the Free standing Planter box design, assemble & turned on.

NO External Power enters these Mobile Power Station, as mentioned below.

This free standing DAT Planter Box Design uses a single 500W Solar Panel & Generates 5kWh/p energy per Day.

 

A single panels design is ideal for pumping water for Irrigation around your property.

 

Mobile Trailer mounted DAT-4 unit fitted with 4x 400W Solar panels =1.60kW Array, capable of Generating up-to 17.60kWh Energy per Day.

 

This DAT-4 module is using two Linear Actuators, we no-longer use these, as they weaker and inferior to Slew Bearings.

     

This DAT Chasing uses a 7"/5" Combination Double Slew Bearing to hold the Racking to mount up-to 6x 700W Solar Panels, each 700W Panel measure 240cm x 131cm and weigh 36kg each.

 

GPS Tracking circuity is rarely accurate and needs to be Realigned so that the Racking is Facing North each time it is setup.

NB: Solar Radiation Tracking is Superior at Generating Energy that GPS Tracking, as Radiation  Tracking rotates the solar Racking to the Brightest area of the Sky, when the Sun is blocked during Cloudy weather!

 

This set-up uses the existing  GPS 240VAC Transformer to supply 24VDC into the DAT Radiation Tracking Module.

This is configuration is commonly used when Converting from GPS to Radiation Tracking.

 

Simplified DAT Radiation Control Module Setup, only requires a 48V~24VDC or 12V~24VDC Transformer, or either the main on-board 48VDC Batteries or 2x 12v Battery Packs or a Super Capacitor Start Module is used to power the DAT Control module.

     

Two of these LiFe Batteries wired in Series to  provide 24VDC to power the DAT Control Module.

 

One of these Super Capacitor (SC) Start Modules is suitable to power a DAT Control Module.

 

DAT-6 with a Top flange plate allow the option to fit a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) or a Light Tower, the H/Duty Flange plate Secures the Mast to the Trailer Chassis.

  Dual Axis Movements.    

3kW YiY Hybrid Inverter & 10.24kWh LiFePo4 Batteries we supply with our Bespoke Mobile Power Stations, the Energy Storage modules can be changed to any Battery Technology.

 

Mast Hinges allows for a DAT to be assembled at ground level, then raised into place & later Lowered for easier maintenance, shown with Hydraulic Ram and heavy duty bottom Flange to secure it to the Trailer chassis.

 

Dual Axis Rotation limits.

Building your own Power Station using Flexible or light weight Solar Panels;

There are three main types of Flexible solar panels that can be used, in recommended order;

  1. Flexible & light weight Monocrystalline solar panels commonly weigh up to 3kg each, and are great at Generating energy anywhere you hang/mount them, there are two main types.

    A) ETFE (Ethylene-Tetra-Fluoro-Ethylene) is a high-strength fluorine polymer that is corrosion and stain resistant, non-stick self cleaning, and retains its clarity (and therefore light transmittance) ensuring long service life for solar panels.
    B) PET is a cheaper polyester-based plastic.  The main differentiating factors between the two is strength, durability, and resistance to corrosion.

  2. Flexible & light weight Amorphous solar panels are our first choice when it comes to low light & shaded situations, as they are superior at Generate low light energy, there are also ridged transparent Amorphous solar panels, these are good at Generating light of a reflective backgrounds.
  3. There are lightweight 2~18kg Monocrystalline solar panels that can also be used, as they are now as efficient as common solar panels.

All that depends on where you have Sun that strikes an area where you are looking panels & for how long, be it the windows, verandas and even awnings etc, as any solar panel installed in direct sunlight, will generate energy.

NB: Our standard Longi 435W, Half-cut, Monocrystalline solar panels are very suitable for shading, if you have the room to mount them onto a wall or even a purpose made privacy/shade screen, or install hooks or brackets that can be swung to cover say a window or glass sliding doors to generate energy whilst you are at work, also blocking the Sun entering a room will also have the added bonus of keeping the area cooler.

CAUTION: From any 240V AC inverter the output of 240V AC is Dangerous, and work should be undertaken by an experienced person!

However, handling DC Voltage is relatively safe under 75VDC.

  1. If you system can't Generate sufficient energy to store & go off-grid, a Silenced 3.50kW or Silenced 6kW Generator is all that is needed, as the YiY Hybrid inverters we use have an AGS Function, and two wires are connected to Generator Starter Motor, then you can give the State Grid the Flick, as the generator will commonly start after several days of bad weather!
  2. Inverters 240V AC input wires, need to have a Disconnect switch if connect to the Original 240V AC power box/fuse box, this becomes the back-up power supply for the premises, and should be wired by a licence electrician.

NB: An apartment or home, you don't actually need to Export power back to the State Grid, unless you want to go through the process of certification.

It's not rocket science, as an example, the DC & AC Wiring is exactly the same as if you were wiring a mobile camper van or 4X4WD, where you have the option to utilise a 240V power input from an external power source, like a Generator &/or State Grid.

After all that, you may be thinking where are you going to fit the solar panels in a unit for example, well this is where every location will be different.

In summer any areas fitted with solar Panel would block the sun from entering an area, thus keeping the area cooler, whilst Generating Energy.

If you are interested in purchasing a Mobile Power Station or have a Trailer you would like us to convert, contact us!

 

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