Solar UPS

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Solar UPS

Postby namburi » April 22nd, 2016, 6:06 pm

We created this topic for members to discuss more about solar power ups .request all those using solar ups to write your feedback and suggestions


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Re: Solar UPS

Postby nagzzz » May 10th, 2016, 10:45 am

thank you for this Initiative. I embarked on this solar Electricity trail since I have problems getting a permanent BESCOM connection to my house. AE wants a large bribe which I not ready to pay. I have the following setup currently.
1. Flinslim 3kvA Solar inverter.
2. Exide Solatubular 150ah* 2
3. Planning to install Anu Solar PV panels (1.5kW panels to generate about 5-6 units a day).

I have been using only the inverter and batteries connected to my temporary power connection for almost a year now. adding solar panels now (dont ask me why Anu- they gave a good offer LOL). Had a lot of confusion deciding between PV panels and Nano Solar panels. But Nano Solar panels was working out very expensive.

There are quite a few house owners here who had installed solar power. I have a small request. Can you please update how many units you are able to generate currently at your home? and also a small breakup in summer and winter figures. thanks

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Re: Solar UPS

Postby hanamantagoud » June 7th, 2016, 6:45 pm

Hi ,

I am about to start my house construction in a month (G+2 floor).

Even i plan to install Solar electricity .

Any idea what will be the approx cost for entire setup/system (Solar panel , inverter , additional wiring) etc ?

Which is the better Solar water heater ?

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Re: Solar UPS

Postby simplycar » June 7th, 2016, 7:25 pm

Tata has complete setup including panels, inverter and batteries.

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Re: Solar UPS

Postby laxman.bly » June 9th, 2016, 10:50 am

Solar Package Range 2500Watts (2.5KW)
Appliances can run*

Fan 5, Tube4, CFL 4,TV 1, PC 1,Mixie 1 & Fridge 1
Fan 5, Tube 4, CFL 4, TV 1, PC 1, Mixie 1, Wash Mac 1

This would cost around 3.5 L

My option for G+2 floor house is go for 5KW which could cost around 5L. And your house does not require electricity connection any more. I heard from one of my friend In fact, excess units you can give it to BESCOM they will pay you back :-)

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Re: Solar UPS

Postby ardesarchitects » June 9th, 2016, 11:32 am

solar ups can be efficiently used when u connect to bescom grid instead of storing max power .more you store more the battery cost + maintainace .instead selling it to bescom and using from grid will give u more money and dont need to worry about high loads running on solar .

Ardes Architects and Interior designers

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Re: Solar UPS

Postby laxman.bly » June 12th, 2016, 11:44 am

@Mr. Praveen, thanks for the reply. this is very useful suggestion..

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Re: Solar UPS

Postby girishshk » June 18th, 2016, 8:18 pm

Please any members can provide good recommendation for installation brands and companies with quote price for solar panel (With grid & without Grid)

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Re: Solar UPS

Postby nagzzz » June 23rd, 2016, 9:34 am

Hello Girish,
I did not go with a particular brand for the entire setup.

FlinSlim 3kvA inverter- Bought from Amazon 2 years back
Exide 150aH Solatubular batteries *2 - Bought from ebay 2 years back
Anu 280W *5 Solar Panels- Purchased a month back.

I got the installation done on my own through an Electrician since I knew the connections etc. Currently getting 3 units of Power per day (Monsoon). I am expecting about 6 Units everyday on sunny days.

I can Suggest you two Companies. Nano Solars or Anu Solar. Both these are from Bangalore, and have good name. If you have a good budget, you can look at the Nano Solar panels from this Nano Solars company.

hope this helps.


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Re: Solar UPS

Postby mohan_hu » July 29th, 2016, 2:43 pm

Can you please let us know the cost for the entire set up..

Thanks In Advance..;-)

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