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Why Dyness? Comparison Chart


Recommended Retail Price per kWh including inverter Dyness $766 Tesla     $1090 Dyness batteries consistently out perform the competition. Manufacturer Dyness LG Chem Tesla Sonnen Model Powerbox RESU Series Powerwall 2 Sonnenbattterie hybrid Type Lithium Battery System 48V Lithium Battery System 48V AC Lithium Battery System Lithium Battery System 48V Dimensions 928 (H) 555 (W) 210 (D)  483 (H) 452 (W) 227 (D) (9.8 kWh) 1150 (H) 755 (W) 155 (D) 1370 (H) 670 (W) 230 (D) (10 kWh) Solar Storage YES (requires inverter) YES (requires inverter) YES (built-in AC coupled inverter) YES (built-in hybrid inverter) Backup During Outage YES (requires inverter) YES (requires inverter) YES (requires Tesla Gateway) YES Off-Grid Capability YES YES NO YES CEC Accredited YES YES YES YES Solar Battery Rebate Approved YES YES YES YES Modular System - can be expanded YES NO NO YES Modular Expansion Increments 2.4kWh increments N/A N/A 2.5kWh increments Minimum Battery Size  2.4kWh  3.3kWh 13.5kWh 5kWh Battery Size Options Max capacity of Powerbox - 9.6kWh Max capacity with Powercube - 21.6kWh  Fixed sizes of 3.3kWh, 6.5kWh, 9.8kWh, 12.4kWh Fixed 13.5kWh 5 kWh Capacity Expansion Limitations Powerbox - max of 4 cabinets (38.4kWh) Powercube - no limits Max of 2 units (19.6kWh) Max of 3 units (40.5kWh) Max of 3 cabinets [...]

Why Dyness? Comparison Chart2021-02-08T17:00:06+11:00

What size battery do I need?


How to determine the amount of solar battery storage for your home? Easy, get your most recent winter bill and see how much solar power you exported. This usually shown on your bill as ‘solar exports’ or ‘feed-in value’ and expressed in kWh. Divide this number by the number of days in that billing period, which gives your final value. The final value is the amount you exported to the grid i.e. did not consume within your household. Important, do not install a large solar battery storage system than what you can fill with the excess power – don’t over invest, unless you’re considering future requirements, such as additional solar panels, going off grid…etc Solar Battery sizing table: Daily winter export to grid in kWh Recommended Battery Size Between 2 kWh and 4 kWh 4.8 kWh Between 4 kWh and 7 kWh 7.2 kWh Between 7 kWh and 10 kWh 9.6 kWh Between 10 kWh and 12 kWh 12.0 kWh Between 12 kWh and 14 kWh 14.4 kWh Greater than 14 kWh 16.8 kWh How does it work? Review at your last mid-winter electricity bill to determine your existing daily solar system export to the grid in kWh. Select the [...]

What size battery do I need?2020-12-02T08:55:48+11:00

Arrange your own installer


By purchasing the solar battery package from us as you will save a considerable amount of money as you will be buying directly from the importer, however you will need to arrange your own installer.  We are happy to recommend our preferred installers listed below for their respective regions, as they have been trained by both the Dyness and Lux Power factory technical teams in China and hence are very competent with our products. However, you could request quotes from any CEC accredited battery installer listed in your area on the CEC website. Finding an installer. Installation costs can vary depending on the type of house (ie brick vs weatherboard) and location of the battery relative to the meter board, however most installations should cost between $1,500 and $2,500 with additional costs expected if a switchboard upgrade is required.  Your installer can provide you a fixed quote and advise you if any upgrades are required. List of preferred battery installers: Installer Contact Name Phone Number Email Regions Serviced Hybrid Energy Concepts Kyle Burnell 0424 601 838 kyle@hybridenergyconcepts.com Illawarra/South Coast/ACT/South & Western Sydney Major Electrics Charlie Portelli 0408 407 473 c_portelli@optusnet.com.au Sydney Metro Arc Electrical Services Alex Calmy 0410 055 310 info@arccleanenergy.com.au Perth Metro and surrounding regions Greenway Electrical Services Simon [...]

Arrange your own installer2020-12-02T09:00:43+11:00

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