German company shows home batteries that appears in June




The German company Solar Watt comes with a battery system for home use. The system is similar to Tesla’s Power Wall, and is intended for use with solar panels. This month, the system should appear; the starting price is 5499 euros.

Solar Watts MyReserve Solar Watts introduces the MyReserve battery system officially on the Intersolar Europe trade fair in Munich, which takes place next week, but details have now been brought out. The company developed the battery for home use in conjunction with the BMW i, part of the automaker to develop electric vehicles. It was already known, but in the run-up to the exhibition was the manufacturer from Dresden Tuesday more is known about prices and specifications of the system.

The MyReserve is based on Li-ion batteries. The base system has a capacity of 4,4kWh, and exists according to the German PV magazine of four parts: a wardrobe with electronics, two battery modules each 2,2kWh, and a black cap. Each section weighs less than 25 kilograms, allowing one installer to install the system. If desired, the system can be expanded with additional battery modules which can be pushed into the cabinet. The system can be expanded to a total capacity of up to 11kWh. The Power Wall, a similar home carmaker Tesla battery that should soon come out in the US, has a capacity of 7kWh or 10kWh.

The system is intended for use with solar panels. Watt Solar began in 1993 as a manufacturer of solar panels; The company now also supplies control electronics and complete power systems based on solar energy for homes and businesses. The MyReserve can collaborate with other products and systems of the company, such as the Energy Manager, a system that enables any app energy consumption and the amount of solar power generated can be viewed.

MyReserve can be installed between solar panels and the inverter, which converts the DC from the panels into alternating current suitable for electric appliances. The electronics was developed by Solar Watts, which the efficiency of the overall system must benefit: the company promises a total return of 93 percent.

The MyReserve must still be on sale this month, also in the Netherlands. The suggested retail price for the smallest system of 4,4kWh is 5499 euros, excluding installation. The Power Wall Tesla promises according to the first reports to be cheaper than the German system is the smallest variant of the Power Wall to US $ 3000 costs converted 2676 euro.

Solar Watts is owned by the German industrialist Stefan Quandt, a major shareholder of BMW. Solar Watts has worked together with the German automaker. Thus, provided the 8000m² of solar panels for the roof of BMW Welt, an extradition center and museum of the car manufacturer.


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