Hardware Bundle

Full Stack Energy Storage Controls

  • Hardened, industrial-grade site controller and unit controllers for utility and commercial applications
  • Enables energy storage plants to meet all competitive requirements
  • Efficient communication system with millisecond response time
  • Ability to regulate voltage, reactive and active power and the power factor at the grid feed-in point quickly and precisely.
  • Individual activation of inverters and subsystem components
  • Compact design enables easy and fast installation
  • Seamless integration with a SCADA system or any 3rd party controller
  • Supports multiple communication protocols: RESTful Web API, Modbus, DNP3, IEC61850, IEC60870-5-104, CAN
  • Digital and analogue I/O modules for communication capabilities with third-party devices
  • Balance of plant components, thermal management, fire panel and meter ingestion, diagnostics and reporting
  • Configuration, parameterization and diagnostics via WebUI

Lightening Fast

100 ms Control Latency

Equipment Specifications

Hardware Listing

  • Master Site Controller: 3U server rack mountable enclosure, National Instruments based hardware (GPIC + signal processing board), 1 for 50 PCS
  • Unit Controller(s): National Instruments based hardware and enclosure, 1 for each PCS
  • SEL RTAC: Optional – Fractal EMSTM can provide SCADA interfacing and accommodate common industry communication protocols
  • Network Switches: 24 Port Switches, RJ45 Interface
  • Cellular Modem: Optional – Cradlepoint IBR-650B, LTE/HSPA+, non-Wifi modem for failover connectivity
  • UPS: 30 Minutes
  • Server Cabinet: 10U server cabinet 19in. rack, 200 lb hinged-glass front, wall mountable
  • Cables and mounting hardware
  • Operating Temp: -25˚C to 70˚C fanless

Managed Devices

  • Battery Management System (BMS) from all major vendors
  • PCS from all major vendors
  • PV Inverters from all major vendors
  • DC Combiners
  • Protection Switchgears
  • Power Transformers
  • Power Meters
  • Fire Suppression Systems
  • HVACs

Communication Protocols and SCADA Supports

  • Ethernet, Serial and Fiber Media
  • RESTful Web API
  • Modbus
  • DNP3
  • IEC61850
  • IEC60870-5-104
  • CAN
  • MESA and SunSpec compliant

Site Safety and Equipment Protection

  • Fire alarm detection and site lock down
  • Multi-point environment temperature measurements and system protection
  • Ground fault detection and system protection
  • Breaker status detection and system protection

Reliability and Security

  • Dual controllers with failover arrangement available (second controller hot standby)
  • SSL and IPSec VPN Supports
  • Port Blocking
  • Protocol Whitelisting
  • Network Traffic Monitoring
  • Controller Performance Monitoring
  • Remote Software Update
  • Control Audit Trail