Battery Backup for Pennsylvania Residential Grid-tied System

Application: Residential
Location: Pennsylvania
Year: 2015
Product: TriStar MPPT 600-V with disconnect box, ground fault protection devices
System size: Several solar sub-arrays for 16.5 kW and a 48-V nominal battery system with 2-V cells in series

A rural home in Pennsylvania used Morningstar’s five TriStar MPPT 600-V charge controllers with several ground fault protection devices. The controllers’ synchronized charging in parallel configurations and support of requirements for battery backup, in addition to quality and reliability, were considerations for the project.