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Lithium-Iron Phosphate Batteries

Country of manufacture: Austria

Presence in Australia: Yes

Warranty: Five years, option to extend up to 20 years

Supplier Snapshot: Fronius

Fronius was founded in 1945 in Pettenbach, Austria, starting out as a manufacturer of battery chargers and welding transformers. Today, the family-owned company, with its noteworthy history, is a world leader in controlling and monitoring energy across three divisions: Welding, Battery Charging Systems, and Solar Electronics.

Since 1992 Fronius has also been involved in photovoltaics (PV) and producing batteries as well as some of the most advanced grid-connected and hybrid solar inverters in the world.

Designed and manufactured in Austria, Fronius has won several awards for its product innovation and quality.

Especially the grid-connected Fronius Galvo and the hybrid Fronius Symo inverters have received prizes for functionality, ecology and as ‘Best Products.’

Fronius is a member of the WWF Climate group and engages in many sustainability projects, for example obtaining all of its electricity from renewable sources.

The Fronius network spans the globe, serving the Australian market through a subsidiary in Melbourne. Since 2010 a local warehouse with technical support, a repair center, and a sales organization ensure premium quality and reliability for Australian customers by combining global experience with strong local support.

 

Product Snapshot

Main Features

  • Uses high-performance lithium-iron phosphate (LiFePO4) storage technology for maximum safety.
  • Ranging in capacity from 4.5kWh to 12kWh.
  • High degree of flexibility in applications.
  • Exceptionally long service life – 8000 charging cycles at 80% DoD (Depth of Discharge) at 23°C.
  • Very high discharging and charging power.
  • Short charging times.
  • No thermal runaway.
  • High efficiency due to high voltage.
  • No need for ventilation concept or gassing of battery.
  • Designed for indoor installation (IP 20 rated).
  • Can be coupled with Fronius’ hybrid inverter technology and the Fronius Smart Meter (a bi-directional meter which optimizes self-consumption and records the household’s load curve) to deliver efficient and flexible applications.
  • Two-year warranty with free post-sale options to extend to five or seven years.

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