Samsung have entered the Energy Storage System (ESS) foray with an excellent unit capable of inverting 5kW of solar PV into 7.2kWhr of batteries. This pack is expandable to 10.8kWhr, which also increases the maximum demand to 5kW.
Samsung are a world-wide brand with years of experience in both electronics and energy storage. As can be expected they offer a fully featured product complete with web functionality out of the box. The unit is designed at completely removing the effect of ToU tariffs whilst also maximizing the use of PV production well into the night.
The Samsung ESS has a usable battery capacity of 6.48kWhr and offers backup in the event of grid failure with a peak output rating of 4kW. The batteries are rated for in excess of 6000 cycles giving a lifespan of more than 10 years.
Type Hybrid system with inverter and batteries
Storage Capacity 7.2kWh rated capacity; 6.48kWh usable capacity (to 90% DOD)
IP Rating IP54
Dimensions mm 1140x280x1200
Warranty 5 years (Product); 10 years (Performance)