14.405KW Solar Panel Net-Metering Grid-Tied system in Sooke, Vancouver Island, BC.
3x Tesla Powerwall Batteries
System Size: 14.405 Kilowatt (KW)
Amount, Wattage, cell type of Solar Panels: 43x CS1H-335-MS HiDM 120-cell back contact.
Brand & Model Number of Solar Panels: Canadian Solar.
Module Roof Arrangement: 43x facing South
Brand & Model Number of Central/String Inverter system: Solaredge SE11400-US (10.0) HD-Wave inverter.
Type of Micro Inverter or DC Power Optimizer system: 43x Solaredge P340 Worldwide Power Optimizers.
Brand of Racking system used: Kinetic (Canadian Manufactured) with S5 standing seam roof attachments.
Soladeck Roof Electrical Junction boxes: 0 used.
Integrated Web Monitoring & Smartphone Application: Included.
Warranties: 25 years on Panels, 12 Years for Inverter, 25 Years for Optimizers, 20 Years for Racking, 10 Years for Workmanship.
BC Hydro Net Metering Application: Qualified and receiving 10 cents per kWh of excess Solar exported.
Solar Battery Storage system: 3x TESLA POWERWALL 2.0 Lithium Batteries 13.5kWh each (40.5kWh total capacity).
Whole Home Backup or Critical Load Backup: Whole Home backup- Installed Tesla Backup Gateway (BMS) and CT's at the meter location to intercept the main incoming supply so now the entire home is backed up. This home can now be self-powered under self-consumption mode with a chosen set % for emergency backup during power outages. Tesla Powerwall allows the system to sell the excess solar energy back to BCHydro via net-metering as well as allowing the property to remain self-powered, potentially Off-Grid indefinitely during a power outage. The system includes a real-time monitoring application so that the customer can manage/balance their electrical loads during grid failure.
The 'Canada Greener Homes Grant' was launched in 2021 by the Canadian government offering grants of up to $5000 (retroactive from Dec. 1st 2020!) to help homeowners make energy efficient such as Solar Panel with Tesla Powerwall systems to retrofits to their homes.
A complete pre- and post-retrofit EnerGuide evaluation is required for eligibility which can be reimbursed up to $600.
Up to 700,000 grants of up to $5,000 to help homeowners make energy efficient retrofits to their homes will be issued.
The Canada Greener Homes Loan helps Canadians make their homes more energy-efficient and comfortable. It offers interest-free financing in addition to the Canada Greener Homes Grant to help you complete some of the more major retrofits recommended by your energy advisor.
Repayment term: 10 years, interest-free
Loan type: Unsecured personal loan on approved credit
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