KiloVault LiFePO4 lithium battery update — 24v DIY home solar power system


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KiloVault 3600 HLX V3 batteries (four of them) – 14.4 kWh in batteries. Seriously “drama free” and doing well. Finally got everything dialed in. If you are interested or need voltage set points, inverter cut in/out, or additional information…send me a note. ChrisDIYer@yahoo.com I am NOT an installer. It is best to work with the folks at the AltE Store for your renewable energy needs and field your questions there.

Specs/pricing for KiloVault 3600 HLX V3 (3.6 kWh) batteries:
https://www.altestore.com/store/deep-cycle-batteries/lithium-batteries/kilovault-lithium-solar-battery-p41011/#KLV3600HLX-V3

~Info about these batteries~
(below are product details copied from the AltE Store website):
“The KiloVault™ HLX series of solar lithium batteries was specifically designed and tested for the beating that serious hybrid and off-grid inverters and solar charge controllers can throw at it. Compared to traditional deep cycle batteries, the HLX Series lithium battery technology will more efficiently store and deliver the renewable energy you have generated, with no maintenance on your part”.
FEATURES:
Flexible – Works in 12, 24 or 48V configurations
Gives You More – You can use the full battery’s capacity, discharging it 100%
Long-life – Even after discharging it completely 2000 times, 80% of the capacity remains.
Maintenance Free – No watering required, or cleaning of hazardous chemicals
High Efficiency – Giving you up to 12% more use-able stored energy
Smart Investment – Lower cost per watt-hour/cycle and longer lifespan than lead batteries
Safer – No thermal run-away issues as with other lithium technologies
Heavy Duty – Takes up to 150A of continuous charging/discharging current, meeting the tough demands of serious inverters and chargers
7.5 Year Limited Warranty

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13 replies
  1. Shag Sheep
    Shag Sheep says:

    So nice to see the safety! YouTube needs more of this 👍

    Seen too many videos of battery installs with no proper ventilation (lead acid batteries), fusing, basic negative – positive separation or clear identification of such.

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  2. Felax Chow
    Felax Chow says:

    Glad to hear that you are now drama free on the solar storage. Hopefully I'll be there someday, I have a few "payments" to take care of first then I'll concentrate on the lithium battery bank. At least for now I have AGM's and they have been relatively drama free compared to their flooded counterparts.

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  3. James Krivitsky
    James Krivitsky says:

    Glad to see it COOKIN' for you.   Surprising to feel the temperature fluctuations over the last couple weeks.  At least the sun shines while it is cool….and easier on the solar panels too.  J K

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