European consumers face staggering rises in electricity costs this winter, as the Ukraine crisis has cut Russian gas supplies. This has greatly increased the cost of gas-generated electricity, which has led to higher wholesale prices for all sources of electric power.
The BLUETTI EP600 Modular Energy Storage System (ESS) provides a simple and affordable way to capture energy from solar panels. This can significantly reduce the amount of power you need to draw from the grid – as well as proving a battery backup for your entire home during a power outage…
Simpler and affordable solar power system
Your own solar power system enables you to generate your own electricity for free. But most home solar power systems are expensive and complex, requiring you to connect your solar panels to an inverter or MPPT (Maximum Power Point Tracker) to manage the supply and convert it into a usable form.
The EP600, from BLUETTI POWER INC, is different. It is an all-in-one system that allows you to connect the solar panels directly. It has an integrated hybrid inverter, which means it can supply main power at 230/400V AC, and can be supplied with main power when needed.
Solar charging is fast thanks to the input power of 6000 watts. Connected to two B500 batteries, the EP600 battery can be fully charged in just 2.2 hours of sunlight.
With potential for whole house power backup
But the EP600 not only saves you money by reducing the amount of electricity you need to buy off the grid. It also allows you to keep your home powered when the grid is down, whether it’s a brief power outage or a major emergency.
The system’s modular design means you can buy as little or as much battery capacity as you need – and add more later if you decide you need more than initially anticipated.
Capacity starts with a single battery unit providing 9 kWh of power. This will keep your essential home appliances running during a power outage. At the other end of the scale, you can connect up to 16 batteries to provide a whopping 79kWh of power—enough to power your entire home for several days.
Uninterruptible power supply
Unexpected power outages are not a problem for EP600 users. The system also acts as an uninterruptible power supply (UPS), passing grid power through the system. When grid power goes out, the system instantly switches to battery power, without any interruption to your home’s supply.
This means that everything from computers to refrigerators and freezers continues to operate as normal.
No distracting noise, no pollution, no hassle installation
Unlike gas powered generators, the EP600 produces no distracting noise or pollution during operation. Sound levels are less than 50 decibels.
It is also easy to install. While traditional home energy systems must be wall-mounted in a covered space such as a garage, the BLUETTI system offers maximum flexibility. Units can be wall-mounted or free-standing, and kept indoors or out. Adding additional capacity at a later date is as simple as purchasing and connecting additional B500 expansion batteries.
If you want a completely hands-free installation service, professional installers can take care of everything for you at an affordable cost.
Worry-free warranty of up to 10 years
BLUETTI has been in the field of environmentally friendly energy storage systems for ten years, with millions of customers in more than 70 countries.
The EP600 uses the latest and most reliable battery technology. This means LiFePO4 battery cells and an innovative Battery Management System (BMS) to automatically increase battery life by carefully managing charge and discharge cycles.
This is why BLUETTI can comfortably offer up to 10 years warranty, as well as 24/7 customer service.
High-tech application monitoring and control
Monitoring and controlling the system is as easy as opening the companion app.
The app shows you the current capacity of your system, how much power is being drawn from the solar cells and the grid, and how much power is being drawn from the system. You can also turn it up and down when you move the switch on the screen.
This allows you to use the system in the most cost-effective way possible. If grid electricity costs vary by time of day, you can choose to use a combination of solar and grid power during peak times, and store the excess solar capacity. When peak time approaches, you can switch to solar and battery power only, ensuring you don’t pay peak prices.
If you have enough solar and battery power to constantly generate excess electricity, you can sell the surplus to your power company.
Pricing and availability
Early pricing is available for both the EP600 and B500 battery modules from November 10th to December 31st. The reduced price is €8,999 for the EP600 and €3,599 for the B500 battery module.
Orders open at 4pm Berlin time on November 10, and free door-to-door shipping is expected to begin just one week later.
Initial availability will be limited to select European countries, including Germany, Italy, France, Spain, the Benelux Union (Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg), Poland, and Austria.
Learn more, and place pre-orders on the company’s website.
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