Below is my first attempt after reading most, if not all the posts on the subject of solar
As, I am a complete novice
on Electrical equipment
selection. I would appreciate your help to refine this list and correct any errors.
As live aboards we have selected all the mod cons including electric winches and plan to be on the hook as much as possible.
When I install 6 of the new Sunpower X22 360w panels
using 3 gel batteries
What can be used below marked “A” and what will become redundant. List “B” is what I can remove from the Lagoon options list and redirect the funds toward the Solar/battery/genset project
3 additional service
batteries 140Amp + 2nd 40Amp charger
Electrical circuit with 60 Amp Battery
Gel Batteries in Lieu of Acid Batteries
Onan Genset 11 Kva 220v /50Hz
My objective is to run all the domestic appliances
off Solar/battery and the water maker 100L/H and A/C 4800 BTU 220v to run off the factory fitted Genset 11Kva 220v/50Hz or ideally a smaller one.
6 Supower X22 360w panels
Victron Quatro. Model ? (Gel + Lithium)
Victron BMS Colour display Model ?
Unfortunately we have to stick with gel batteries. But will replace with lithium battery bank LiFePo4
What size genset would I need to run the water maker and A/C if my other demands were met by solar and gel batteries.
How many gel batteries should I have 3 or ?
Mark. Great post on refurbishing your 450. We are in Alanya for the next 5 weeks, unfortunately not sailing. But enjoying it.
Thank you in advance for your help.