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  1. DieselAddict

    Advice needed. Which genset for off grid?

    I'm happy to share how my setup is done. Feel free to ping me off line.
  2. DieselAddict

    Advice needed. Which genset for off grid?

    You can find them at auto auctions. Now that an economy that has sprung up around repurposing these batteries its hard to get them before the companies that resell them snatch them up. As and example the 40kw/hr of batteries cost around $1,500 because I bought them directly from junk yards but...
  3. DieselAddict

    Advice needed. Which genset for off grid?

    It is split phase so 120/240 output. It can be converted to straight 120v for use in a multi-inverter setup doing either split phase or with 3 of them it will do 3 phase.
  4. DieselAddict

    Advice needed. Which genset for off grid?

    Yes it does come in 48v. I'm using the Schneider XW+6848 inverter. I'll be getting a second one to power the workshop on the new property along with its MEP802 partner. I'm using the batteries from electric cars to run the inverters. The 40kw/hr pack is from Chevy Volts and the pack for the new...
  5. DieselAddict

    Advice needed. Which genset for off grid?

    To as a What is your budget? Does your inverter parallel with an incoming power feed? I ask that because the XW+ inverter I have does. I can program the inverter to the output capacity of the generator and it will charge my batteries from the generator while passing through any excess power...
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