Jakson unveils lithium battery inverter for residential applications

The Jakson Group has released a battery energy storage device for home applications. It has a 3 kW hybrid inverter and a 4.8 kWh, 48 V lithium-ion battery mo­dule that is regulated by a battery management system. Lithium iron phosphate is used as the cathode material in the module. The whole 4.8 kWh BESS wei­ghs around 80 kg. The battery module weighs around 40 kg. As per the co­mpany’s statement, the energy storage system may be customised up to the me­gawatt scale, depending on the pow­er backup requirements. The system has a 0.5 C charging current and a 1 C disch­arging current from solar and grid power. Switching time is less than 10 milliseconds. The manufacturer has stated that it is offering a five-year (3,000 cycles) warranty on the battery, which is claimed to have a lifetime of 10 years. The inverter also comes with a five-year warranty.