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Bitterman Battery Energy Storage System v0.1
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First post on this.

My goal is to have an energy storage system that is readily expandable to augment and eventually take over my grid-tie system at a minimal cost.

I can't do the open wall set up in my house, it needs to be enclosed, outside, and safe.

So far I have
- 650x 18650 cells
            - 2x ZB2L3 Capacity Tester (will procure more unless there are other recommendations)
            - 10x TP4056 charger
            - 8 bay commercial 18650 battery charger
            - Used power supply from PC that I will be converting over to a bench power supply for charging
-PMW charge Controler (may source MPPT charge controller, been using this w/ a lead-acid system for a few years
- 2x 1500W 24VDC->110VAC inverters (may sell one-off to fund project components)
-6x solar panels (50W/6VDC each)  Can buy more at 20/unit
- A case that I may use to house the project (old ammo case)

Need to get
- BMS
-Wire,fuses, connections, etc.
- Battery holders, fuses, etc
- Rack for solar array to mount on flat roof

I am still watching youtube videos, and reading the forum.  I know this is a bit early to have a post like this but I  wanted to put something out there.  Plus would love any input if I am totally off track.

If this is in the wrong section, sorry I will delete and repost.





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Welcome to the forum.  Looks like a good start to me.  Watch out - it get's addictive fast Smile
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(06-28-2020, 09:18 PM)DonaldBitterman Wrote: If this is in the wrong section, sorry I will delete and repost.

This is the correct section to post projects Wink You're good to go. Welcome to the forum.
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