PairTree, here is an off-grid charging station powered by solar panels February 12, 2024 15

Electric vehicle charging station from the gridfeeds only from solar panels and completely disconnected from the mains? The American company Paired Power took care of this and developed it. CoupleTree. This is an easy to install solution that takes approximately 4 hours, designed to create charging points in areas where no power supply. According to the manufacturer, the ease of installation makes it ideal even for temporary use, such as during events and demonstrations, or as an emergency charging point in the event of power outages or emergencies.


How does PairTree work? First of all, we have a canopy that, in addition to protecting the car while charging, is equipped with a photovoltaic system. In particular, the company claims that its station can count on double-sided solar panels 4.6 kW per unit, capable of providing an energy output 15% higher than traditional ones. According to Paired Power, they can generate the same energy as a 5.3kW system.

Depending on the capacity of the storage system, which according to the company reaches maximum 42.4 kWhThe charging station provides an electric vehicle range of 75 miles (120.7 km) to 230 miles (370 km) per day. This is not a fast charging point. In fact, the company emphasizes that the storage system powers one or two Level 2 chargers.

The system is modular and price varies depending on the required configuration. However, the US company is talking about a base price of between $28,000 and $78,000 depending on the size of the battery and the number of chargers. Installation typically costs up to $5,000.

Users can control the charging of their vehicles via a smartphone app.

Author: Filippo VendrameSOURCE

Source: HD Motori


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