Sofar 6kW - UFO 5kWh Lithium-ion Solar Power Kit

R70,365.43 inc VAT

System Specs:

  • Array size: 1980W (peak hours)
  • Est daily production: 10.89kwh
  • Storage: 5kWh (4kWh 80% DOD) for daily usage
  • Annual yield: 3920.4kwh
  • Grid-tie / off-grid / grid support

Includes:

  • 6kw 48v Sofar Inverter
  • 6 x 330W Solar Panels
  • Mounting, Switches & Accessories
  • 1 x UFO 5kwh Lithium-Ion Battery  – 4kwh of Storage @ 80% DOD
IMPORTANT: The ETA of the UFO lithium-ion batteries is 15th February

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Description

This Kit Includes:

  • 1 x 6kW Sofar inverter
  • 1 x Cable Pack
  • 6 x 330W JA Solar PV modules (Basic Kit)
  • 1 x Complete pitched roof Solar mounting kit (to be determined)
  • 1 x Set 4mm cable / MC4 connectors for 1 string
  • 1 x UFO lithium-ion 5kWh (Basic kit)
  • 1 x Set Battery cables + lugs
  • 1 x Keto 125A
  • 2 x AC Disconnect
  • 1 x DC Disconnect
  • Installation is not included

Payback Calculation:

This is an example of what you would payback over 42 Months (3 1/2 years)

Standard Bank Example:

Loan Amount: R 70,365.43
Loan Rate: 20.50%
Loan Term: 42 Months (3 1/2 years)
Monthly repayment: R 2,471

We do not provide credit, we highly recommend taking a personal or business loan from your bank in order to get the best rate.


Bank Loan Calculators:
Absa · Nedbank · FNB · Standard Bank · Capitec

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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:

6 x JA Solar 330W Poly 5BB

Operational since 2005 this Shanghai company produces  high-performance cells and modules , they supply internationally with excellent quality and efficiency.

Features:

  • Rating: 330W
  • High output, up to 17.12% highest conversion efficiency
  • Anti-reflective and anti-soiling surface
  • Certified with DC IEC 1000V standard
  • Outstanding performance in low-light irradiance environments
  • Certified to withstand high wind loads (2400Pa) and snow loads (5400Pa)
  • High salt and ammonia resistance certified by TUV NORD
  • Width: 991mm
  • Height: 1,960mm

Sofar 6000-ES 6kVA/6kW Hybrid Inverter

The Sofar HYD-ES hybrid inverter is  used in photovoltaic systems for home and business  where battery backup is also required. Energy produced by the solar array will be optimized for maximum self-consumption.
  • High yield.
  • Reliable and Safe.
  • Easier Operation.
  • Multiple working modes.
  • Intelligent grid management.
  • 5 year warranty
UFO 5kwh Lithium-ion Battery

UFO 5kWh Lithium-ion Battery

UFO energy storage unit based on UFO LiFePO4 battery is tailored for storage equipment and is a new generation of  green energy  with advantages of high energy density,  ultra-long cycle life , excellent safety property, high reliability, suitable for the large-scale station and household energy storage system.

Features:

  • High energy density
  • No need for refrigeration equipment
  • High operation reliability
  • 6000 cycles with 80% DOD (Depth Of Discharge)
  •  Long service life 
  • Easy installation
  •  Intelligent Management 
  • Scalable
  • Compatible with the majority of inverters that parameters can be custom set.
  • Warranty: 5 years
IMPORTANT: The ETA of this product is the 15th February

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 70,365.43
Loan Rate: 20.50%
Loan Term: 42 Months (3 1/2 years)
Monthly repayment: R 2,471

Loan Calculators:

Absa | Nedbank | FNB | Standard Bank | Capitec

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Additional information

Kw Size

6kw

Storage Size

5kWh

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