With a renewed focused on battery back-up and stand-alone systems, three battery lab options are provided.

1) Simple battery system cart: inexpensive and self-contained, requiring no dedicated building or room

Item

Specification

Estimated Cost

Rolling cart Must fit through building doors

~$500

Inverter/charger Schneider Electric: INV-CH NGT 1.8kW 12VDC-120VAC

   $525

Battery Deep cycle 12Vdc AGM  110Ahr

   $150

Battery box Small

   $100

DC switchgear MidNite Solar e-panel

   $395

Charge controller Morning Star Morningstar: CONT 45A 12-48VDC

   $165

Miscellaneous wiring Conduit, wire, etc.

   $150

Subtotal

 $1,985

Eye wash station Haws 7501 Portable Eyewash Station 9 Gallon

   $200

Battery PPE Battery Handling PPE Kit New Pig WPL105

   $135

Subtotal

   $335

GRAND TOTAL

   $2,320

 

2) Small battery area: moderately priced, offering greater real-world applicability

Item

Specification

Estimated Cost

Dedicated area Portion of room 8’X12’ minimum
Inverter/charger GTFX2524 Sine Wave Inverter 2500W, 24VDC, 120VAC, 60Hz

   $1,650

Battery bank 4 X GC2- 6Vdc 220Ahr

  $750

Battery containment Vented, 2’X4’X18” lockable

  $250

DC switchgear MidNite Solar e-panel

   $450

Charge controller/s FM60-150 MPPT Charge Controller 60AMorning Star Morningstar: CONT 45A 12-48VDC

   $550

   $165

Miscellaneous wiring Conduit, buss bar, wire

   $250

Subtotal

$4,065

Eye Wash station Bradley S19224PDC Halo Eyewash Station w/ Plastic Dust Cover, Wall Mount

   $300

Battery PPE X4 Battery Handling PPE Kit New Pig WPL105

   $540

Subtotal

   $840

Est. Grand Total

$4,905

 

3) Full Battery Area: Provides area for multiple system demonstrations

Item

Specification

Est. Cost

Dedicated Area Room with minimum area of 12’X16’
Inverter/Chargers RNW8651005 XW4548-120/240-60, 4500W, 48VDC XW SeriesRadian GS8048, Sine Wave Inverter 8000W, 48VDC, 120/240 VAC

   $2,500

   $3,900

Battery Banks 8 X L16 Deep cycle batteries

   $2,400

Battery Containment Vented, 2’X 6’X18” lockable

     $450

DC switchgear XW switchgear enclosure with AC Trns. Sw. DC175 & Cdw BRadian Switchgear with 250DC, AC Trns. & BOS Acc.

          $865

          $965

Charge Controller/s FM60-150 MPPT Charge Controller 60AMorning Star Morningstar: CONT 45A 12-48VDC

Classic 150, 150VDC input MPPT charge controller, 12VDC-72VDC

 

          $550

          $165

          $650

Miscellaneous wiring Conduit, buss bar, wire

     $500

Subtotal

$12,945

Eye Wash station Bradley S19224PDC Halo Eyewash Station w/ Plastic Dust Cover, Wall Mount

     $300

Battery PPE X 6 Battery Handling PPE Kit New Pig WPL105

     $810

Subtotal

  $1,110

GRAND TOTAL

$14,055

 

 

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