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4KW Morningstar Retrofit Grid-Tie Battery Backup Kit for Homes

Part Number: GTBK-1
Manufacturer: Ameresco Solar

Be prepared for emergencies – maintain power to your critical loads during unexpected power outages. Our Morningstar Retrofit Grid-Tie Battery Backup Kit allows you to add battery backup power to your current grid-tie home solar power system.
This DC coupled system allows you to switch from your grid-tie system inverter to your battery backup system to maintain power during outages. No need to mess with generators or complex AC coupled systems – this kit allows for scalable battery banks while using your current array setup.The video below provides more detail on how the Morningstar TriStar MPPT 600V Controller with Transfer Switch handles the transition.The 4kw Morningstar Retrofit Grid-Tie Battery Backup Kit includes the following components:

  • 1 Moriningstar TriStar MPPT-60 amp, 600V DC, for 48V Battery, with DC Transfer Switch Box & pre-wired GFPD-600V
    (includes RTS, PV transfer switch, battery circuit breaker, 4 bus bars & 2 DIN rails)
  • 1 Morningstar Tristar Digital Meter for TS-MPPT-600V only
  • 1 Schneider Electric Conext SW 4048, 4000 Watt, 48V battery based inverter/charger, 120/240 VAC output
  • 1 Schneider Electric Conext SW DC Breaker Panel
  • 1 Schneider Electric Conext SW AC Breaker Panel, 120/240VAC
  • 1 Schneider Electric Conext SYSTEM CONTROL PANEL for XW+ and SW Inverters
  • 4 8G8DLTP-DEKA MK Battery 8G8D Gel Deep Cycle Battery,12V, 265Ah@C/100 Hr Rate LTP terminal
  • 1 Ameresco BATTERY RACK TO HOLD (4) 8G8D BATTERIES
  • 3 Ameresco 2/0 Interconnect cable, 18 inch, Black
  • 1 Ameresco 2/0 -10 ft Output cables , 1 pair