NRS Approved
Goodwe ES – BYD Lithium Storage 5.12kwh – Load Shedding Kit

Code: SADVICE-010-3-2-1

System Specs:

  •  NRS approved  (National regulation standards) and on the approved list of inverters for most SA municipalities
  • Storage: 5.12kwh for daily usage
  • Max output: 5kw (Active grid required)
  • Can upgrade to an Off-Grid solar application
  • Lithium technology storage (10 year warranty)
  • 4.6kw load capability – 2 x MPPT inputs with a Max of 6500Wp
  • Includes cabinet

R77,399.97 inc VAT

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This fantastic high-quality kit comes with the  best Lithium-ion batteries  you can purchase on the market, 100% DOD!
Not to mention a fantastic  4.6kw Goodwe inverter  this really is something special, not only do you have everything you need, you get a  high-quality BYD cabinet  that fits 4 batteries in total to give you more hours of backup storage.

This kit can be extended into a Solar Power Kit
This kit is a great first step when going completely Solar, view our Solar Power Kit version of this here.

This Kit Includes:

  • 1 x Goodwe ES 4.6kw Hybrid Inverter – 2 x MPPT inputs with a Max of 6500Wp  NRS approved  (National regulation standards)
  • 1 x Cable Pack
  • 2 x BYD B-Plus 2.56kWh LV Battery 100% DOD – 5.12kwh
  • 1 x BYD B-BOX Cabinet, (4 x 2.5) incl. BMU
  • 2 x K&N Single Phase AC Switch Disconnector 25A
  • 1 x Keto 80 amp battery disconnect
  • 2 x 35mm battery cable (red & black)

Goodwe EM Series Setup

Goodwe EM 5kw Hybrid Inverter setup

Goodwe Inverter strengths

Remember, in 10 years time electricity rates would be close to R6 – R8 p/kwh

How Many Appliances Can I Run?

This varies with the size of your system, for example, with a 4kw system can run 4000 Watts worth of appliances at any one time.

Note:  You can run all these appliances at the same time for 4 hours (estimated) 

Appliance Watts (per hour)
Standard Fridge 120
Fridge Freezer 120
Personal Computer 200
46″ LCD Flat screen TV 250
Modem 12
Alarm System 15
12 LED Lights 240 (20 Watts Each)
DSTV Decoder 30
Total: 977 watts

Estimating Your Own Usage

Here is a list of other appliances with their Watts (Rating):

These are estimated, to get an accurate Watt usage refer to each appliance manual.

Appliance Watts (per hour)
Network SWitch 20
Radio 30
Electric Blanket 50
Sewing Machine 70
Electric Fan 60
Hi-Fi 150
Electric Fence 250
File Server 500
Small Flood Light 500
Standard Flood Light 1000
Laser Printer 600
Power Drill 600
Iron 2000
Hair Dryer 1800
Microwave 800
Washing Machine (hot) 2300
Washing Machine (cold) 1000
Vacuum Cleaner 1200
Swimming pool Pump 1100
Electric Frying Pan 1500
Cordless Kettle 1800
Dish Washer 2300
Tumble Dryer 2800
Oven 2000

How Long Will The Power Last?

  • Approximately 5 hours at Peak Power during the day
  • Approximately 4 hours Off-Peak Power during the evening (backup power)

Component Details:

Goodwe ES 4.6kW Hybrid Inverter (4.6KW Backup)

The Goodwe is an  NRS approved (National regulation standards) and on the approved list of inverters for most SA municipalities . GoodWe ES series Full Hybrid inverter is best suited to grid-connected PV systems: enhancing self-consumption and  providing 4.6kW backup power to essential loads  in the event of loss of grid.  It can intelligently control the flow of energy .


  •  Both MPPT charge controller and inverter are fully integrated 
  • An intelligent battery management function
  • Capable of being grid-interactive or grid-independent
  • Compatible with various Li-Ion battery types
  •  2 x MPPT inputs with a Max of 6500Wp 
  • 100A Battery charger
  • IP65 dust-proof and water-proof rating
  • 45°C full-load output
  • Monitoring of inverters is free via computers or mobile phones and extremely easy to use
  • Fanless, low-noise design

2 x BYD B-Plus 2.56kWh LV Battery 100% DOD

The B-BOX Battery is one of  the best-selling Lithium-ion batteries  on the market. This B-BOX 2.5-V2 model is being used in many homes and business without skipping a beat, it’s reliable, affordable, slim and easy to install.


  • Safe Battery Chemistry
  • Railway and Automotive Standard Battery
  • High Power Output
  • Easy Installation
  • Uninterruptible Maintenance
  • Flexible Extension Life Time
  • Natural Cooling
  • 10 Years Warranty

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the installation cost?

For Cape Town and Gauteng the average cost is R 7,000 per day.

Consumables is approximately R 1,500

Breakdown of installation:

  • Labour (1/2 day project depending on conditions of electrical)
  • Placement + connection
  • Installation materials
  • Registered COC
  • 24 month workmanship guaranteed

This is an estimation of the cost and a general detail of installation, confirm the specifics with your installer.

We do have installers that we can refer depending on your location.

Do you install?

We do not install we only supply Solar products.

We can however help find you an installer, this depends on your location.

Simply ask us after you have ordered.

Can I expand the system?

You can increase the battery capacity.

If you want to add more solar panels you will are restricted by the inverter peak load.

You can modify the solar power kit and keep the same inverter in order to descrease the price.

Can I change some of the components?

Absolutely, you can customise any part of the system to suit your own specification.

Do you have a payment plan?

No we don’t provide credit, we highly recommend taking a personal or business loan from your bank in order to get the best rate.

Standard Bank Example:

Loan Amount: R 51,350.65
Loan Rate: 20.50%
Loan Term: 42 Months (3 1/2 years)
Monthly repayment: R 1,833

Loan Calculators:

Absa | Nedbank | FNB | Standard Bank | Capitec

Additional information

Weight 132 kg
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