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The PWRcell



Solar PV Lithium on & off-grid storage systems for Residential homes, tiny homes, cabins, modular homes & Commercial warehouses, farms, factories and shops supplied & installed in the Greater Vancouver area and British Columbia


About the Generac PWRcell.

• Both Grid-Tied and Off-Grid compatible.

• Perfect compact, high-ouput solution for tiny homes, RV's, modular homes, container homes and even portable electric generators.  

• Zero-Export setting for when in grid-tied Standalone mode (eg. if a tiny Home wants to plug into a power supply).

• Grid-Tied setting means that you still benefit from Curtailing against your meter. 

• PWRcell 17- the largest battery has 17.1 kWhs of usable storage capacity in a single wall-mounted unit.

• Battery system is DC coupled resulting in no loss of efficiency, faster battery charging, safest design on the market.

• PWRcell Islanding inverter is also the battery management system and made from Aluminum. 

• Lowest Install cost (smallest system)= $15,000 upwards (battery system not including solar array). ​

• Allows for Generac Generator (Genset) integration including large 3-phase generators. 

• Single PWRview monitoring platform for both battery usage and solar array live generation.

• All components of the solar array & battery storage system made by one manufacturer (simple RMA process).

• Inverter and optimizer system can be used without batteries to allow for smaller customer budget and future plug-and-play battery expansion.

• Batteries and inverter can be used without solar array (condo backup configuration. Up to 68kWh with 8KW output.




About PWRcell

17.1 kWh

On &

Off Grid

DC coupled

1 & 3 phase

Storage capacity per Harbor 6 (4 can be stacked)
The same components are used for On or Off Grid mode
Maximum conversion efficiency & fastest charging
Available for any type of building 
PWRcell Smart Battery

THE PWRcell-


The PWRcell is an ecosystem of integrated products designed to enable any building to generate, store and consume its own clean energy.

Our system offers the power and efficiency needed to meet today’s complex energy needs. From resilience to smart energy management the Generac PWRcell makes home energy storage simple, smart and powerful.

PWRcell provides up to 10kW of surge power, enough to start an air conditioner or sump pump. Access up to 8kW of continuous output, plenty to run most homes.

Each PWRcell battery is easily configurable from 8.6kWh to 17.1kWh to meet any budget or lifestyle.


Generac PWRcell is an intelligent energy storage system. Equipped with PWRview energy monitoring technology, PWRcell protects you during times of power outage and allows you to control your energy usage to save on utility costs.

  • Get through the night on stored solar

  • Protect what’s important, home and family, during power outages

  • Lower energy bills and avoid peak rates

  • Gain greater independence from the grid

PWRcell is the most powerful and flexible smart battery available to homeowners today. PWRcell 9,12,15 & 17 smart battery have enough power, capacity and capability to help customers save money through time of use programs and self supply, while also serving backup duty.

PWRcell not only features more capacity and power than other smart batteries, it has unique performance

characteristics that set it apart as well. Thanks to our battery’s “black-start” capability, PWRcell is an ideal choice for backup duty. If the battery is ever completely drained, it can restart the system using solar power alone, without the help of the grid. This capability cannot be replicated with AC coupled batteries.

PWRcell batteries couple directly to the PWRcell Islanding Inverter without any efficiency-robbing intermediate hardware. This pairing allows the battery to be used for time-of-use optimization, demand charge management and even zero-export applications.


PWRcell smart batteries are powered by 3-6 Panasonic Li-ion modules. This modular design yields incredible application flexibility, allowing system integrators to match any need and any budget. Harbor may be upgraded post-installation with the installation of additional battery modules, unlocking greater power and capacity.


  • Resilience – Black-start capability and giant capacity for extended outages

  • Self-supply – Switch to 100% solar power when you install a Harbor Smart Battery

  • Time of Use – Automatically optimize your energy consumption and take advantage of new time of use rate structures

  • Zero Export – Produce and use your own solar energy, even when net-metering or feed-in is not an option


  • Long Lasting –Up to 17.1kWh of storage capacity in a surprisingly small footprint means that you can power your home with solar 24/7

  • Powerful – Up to 10kW of instantaneous, real backup power ensures that you lose nothing when the grid goes down

  • Flexible – A single battery can take on cost-saving and backup power roles simultaneously

  • Efficient – DC coupled design eliminates needless and lossy power conversions common in other systems.

PWRcell Inverter

7.6kW 1Ø, 11.4kW 3Ø PWRcell Inverter w/ CTs and CT Adapter Model: APKE00014, APKE00013


Solar-plus-storage is simple with the Generac PWRcell Inverter. This bi-directional, REbus™- powered inverter offers a simple, efficient design for integrating smart batteries with solar. Ideal for self-supply, backup power, zero-export and energy cost management, the PWRcell inverter is the industry’s most feature-rich line of inverters, available in single-phase and three-phase models

The PWRcell Islanding Inverter is the foundation of elegant solutions to complex energy problems; today and tomorrow. Designed from the start to integrate solar and storage, this is a true, no-compromise device that provides more power, capacity and efficiency than others can offer.


If you need solar plus storage to keep your home powered when the grid

goes down, or to help navigate complex utility rate structures, choose PWRcell.​​​


  • Resilience – Controls smart batteries to automatically and seamlessly protect homes from extended grid disruptions

  • Self-supply – Manage your relationship with the utility and reduce your carbon footprint by producing and using energy locally

  • Time of Use – Automatically reduce your energy costs by taking advantage of new time of use rate structures

  • Zero Export – Produce and use your own solar energy even when net-metering or feed-in is not an option



  • Elegant – No other solar-plus-storage system offers as much power and performance with so few parts

  • Powerful – Up to 12kW of instantaneous backup power ensures that you lose nothing when the grid goes down

  • Flexible – Choose the battery type that suites your needs best

  • Smart – Automatically optimizes you relationship with the utility, reducing your energy costs and your carbon footprint

PV Link™

Photovoltaic substring optimizer

Generac/Pika PV Link / S2500 Series

Harvest more solar power with fewer installed parts



PV Link connects any solar array to PWRcell for efficient, safe and smart transfer of solar-generated power.

Simple: Connect 2-9 solar PV modules to each PV link to build flexible, fast-installing solar arrays with minimal hardware.

Efficient: 99% efficient transmission of clean solar power with direct-to-battery charging.

Safe: PV Link is ETL-listed to UL-1741, Rapid Shutdown compliant, and provides ground fault protection.

Perfect for rooftop PV


A maximum powerpoint tracker and solar optimizer, PV Link is the perfect solution for all residential and commercial rooftop solar. Build asymmetrical strings and reduce rooftop hardware by up to 87%, resulting in robust, high-performance solar arrays that withstand the elements.

…and for ground-mounted arrays


PV Link’s extremely high transmission efficiency allows installers of ground-mounts and solar trackers to run long wire lengths with low line loss.





With the optional PWRview app, easily keep tabs on your energy consumption, monitor your battery usage, and track your savings!

  • Get real-time understanding of your energy use

  • View dashboards for daily consumption, solar generation and battery usage along with bill estimates and savings.

  • Keep energy spending in check with detailed bill tracking, forecast and history.


Energy Usage at-a-Glance
Get real-time understanding of your energy use, giving you an improved experience

Access Daily Energy Intelligence & Insights
View dashboards for daily consumption, solar generation and battery usage along with bill estimates and savings.

Better Understand Your Home's Energy Profile
Multiple layers of data provide deep insights to inform decisions and to detect and explore trends.

Eliminate Surprises
Keep energy spending in check with detailed bill tracking, forecast and history.



  • Live energy usage and production

  • Track your solar savings

  • Available on iOS and Andriod

  • 24/7 remote access

  • Historical data

  • Reduce bill confusion



Live energy data allows you to get a glimpse of your consumption at any moment

  • Find out how your energy resources are being used

  • Discover your solar generation at a glance

  • Track your energy habits and their costs



Learn more about your past energy consumption through historical data

  • Discover patterns in your solar generation, consumption and battery usage

  • Check the status of your system

  • Understand the impact of seasonality on your energy bill


Avoid surprises at the end of the month with PWRview’s accurate bill forecasting and monitoring

  • Get estimated costs of your energy bills

  • Take advantage of specific energy savings opportunities so that you can reduce your energy costs

  • Discover the impact of behavioural changes on your solar payback



PWRview is compatible with most North American, European and Australian residential electrical panels.


Vancouver Solar & Electrical (V.S.E) can custom build you a Generac PWRcell or Tesla Powerwall portable Electric Generator. 

We can also make them solar ready so that you can plug in your eg. cabin's/trailer's solar array.

These Generators can be hired for film production in the movie industry or used in an Emergency situation for portable off-grid backup supply. They can also be installed in Sprinter camper vans, tiny homes, modular homes, container homes and RV motorhomes etc. 

Contact us and provide your requirements for a FREE QUOTE for a custom build that's ready to plug & play. 

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