Joulie+ has it applications in commercial as well as domestic purpose. Since it provides containerized solution for electricity needs, it is useful for the places where electricity supply through grid is not possible or not reached yet. Joulie+ is based on the active cell balancing technology for best performance and life expectancy, and remote monitoring via internet. It is a green solution and will help us reduce our carbon footprint on mother Earth. It has internet ready storage systems, Which allows user to monitor it remotely. The chemical composition is intrinsically safe in their chemistry, that is to say, they can neither burn nor explode.
The life expectancy of Joulie+ is 20years which is very high as compared to the other systems present in the market. Joulie+ can be installed everywhere that is in rural areas, Hospitals, industries. We offer 1MWh to 90MWh Joulie+ batteries, although multiple batteries can be combined for large scale requirements. It is absolutely maintenance free.
Even without subsidies for own-use or grid feed-in tariffs, Joulie+ batteries are a safe investment into your energy independence.
*Serial scalable for higher voltages
*Parallel scalable for higher capacities
Due to their physicochemical properties lithium cells call for a battery management system (BMS), to maximize cell capacity and to equalize the cells voltage levels. Most available BMS for Li-batteries realize passive balancing for it. Excessive energy from single fully charged cells will be wasted as heat, while other cells still get charged. For this reason passive balancing yields an efficiency of 0%! Over the years of operation the single cells characteristics drift apart. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link - the same applies to a combination of cells: the weakest cell is responsible for decreasing battery capacity. So much for the state of the art...
And now the future comes home! Our in-house developed BMS Joulie+ utilizes active balancing. The states of charge of a battery's cells are being equalized continuously among one another. That is to say, energy from higher charged cells will be transferred to lower charged ones. This results in 90% efficiency, compared to 0% with passive balancing. Additionally, active balancing increases life expectance of Li-cells by more than 30% due to reduced drift of characteristics. Increased energy yield from the charged battery is another positive side effect: with passive balancing the depth of discharge (DoD) should not exceed 70% to provide long life expectancy of the battery. Our active balancing allows for 80% DoD without reduced life expectancy - thus 14% more energy with identical rated capacity.
Joulie+ also enables communication of the battery with the inverter via CAN interface for standard inverters, as well as internet based remote monitoring of the battery independent of the inverter. In this process all relevant data like voltage, state of charge, temperature etc. will be logged and analyzed for each battery on single cell level. For instance, this allows for identification of an early seasoned cell of a battery, and arrange for its prophylactic replacement. Thus, a possible system failure can be avoided.
Regarding the lithium cells we also stand out from the usual market standard - lithium-iron phosphate (LiFePO4). Instead, we use lithium iron Manganese phosphate (LiFeMnPO4). The doping with yttrium will increase the cells life expectancy and performance. The conceptual design and chemistry of our Li-cells renders them intrinsically safe, this means in case of a problem the cells can not catch fire. By the way, most cell phone or laptop batteries are not intrinsically safe! Lithium cells are almost completely recyclable. And - in contrast to lead batteries - they do not contain any hazardous material. Lab test demonstrates life expectancy In cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences in Ansbach we have tested our LiFeMnPO4 cells under extreme conditions. The lithium cell is discharged to 80% DoD approximately 33 times per day with 1C charge and discharge current. We have exceeded 8000 cycles! The results confirm a very high load capacity and reliability, and verify the superior quality of the cells used for our Joulie+ battery.
With internet-based remote monitoring you can observe the state of the battery and its single cells independently of the inverter. This enables early identification of problems, change of parameters and analysis of typical battery usage. Active balancing is specially beneficial for second life lithium cells. The system is capable of clustering, that is, several batteries with Joulie+ can be connected in parallel/series to increase capacity.
|Parameter||Diesel Generator||Lead Acid Battery||Joulie+|
|Efficiency||Low about 25%||Low about 60%||As high as 95%|
|Weight||Bulky||Bulky/ Heavy Weight||Lighter Weight|
|Space Requirements||Large Space||Large Space||very handy|
|Life Cycle||X||Lesser Life Cycle||20 Years life (8000 cycles*)|
|Vested Interest||Yes (Diesel Theft Possible)||Yes (Lead Theft Possible)||No vested interest|
|Repairs||Frequent Repair||Frequent Replacement||Long Life|
|Remote Monitoring||X||X||Remote Monitoring Possible|
|Operating Temperature||-||25°C to 35°C||-25°C to +50°C [-13F to 122F]|
|BMS SUPPORT||-||-||Active balancer,Relay Trigger,Single Cell Monitoring|
|Charging Time||-||Long Charging Time (Min 8Hrs)||Shorter Charging Time (2~3 Hrs)|
|Plug & Play Ability||-||-||Yes|
|OTA Support||-||-||Yes (Firmware Upgrades Over The Air)|
|Capacity||1MWh To 90MWh|
|Voltage||12V/ 24/ 36/ 72/ 84/ 96 (Customizable)|
|Max. Charge Current||200A|
|BMS||Active Balancer, Relay Trigger, Single Cell Monitoring|
|Expandibility||Serial:Upto 128 Parellel:Upto 128|
|Cell Type||LiFeMnPO4 high performance cells|
|Operating Temperature||-25°C to +50°C [-13F to 122F]|
Yes, Joulie+ is absolutely maintenance free, you don’t have to add any sort of battery water or clean the terminals.
A charge cycle is the process of charging a rechargeable battery and discharging it as required into a load.
Yes Joulie+ is absolutely safe to install at home and is non-flammable as well as non-explosive. Some model are available with wall mounting features to save space.
No, You can leave the Joulie+ unused to a period up to 6 months safely, the battery charge or condition will not deteriorate.
Yes, Joulie+ comes with inbuilt protections like over voltage, under voltage, over current, under currents, fault detection. The system automatically disconnects in case of any faults so that all your appliances, home, shops, industry is absolutely safe.
Joulie+ is the first Internet Ready battery which comes with a remote monitoring feature which helps you know the health of the battery, state of charge and many other parameters. Also gives a warning on faults!
Joulie+ can be charged by solar power, wind power, grid, and/or any dc source of the appropriate ratings.
Yes, custom size are available on special requests, you can write to us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Joulie+ can be fully charged in 2-3 hours.
A full capacity of Joulie+ can be discharged in one hour.
Yes, Joulie+ is programmable to suit your requirements.
No, Joulie+ does not emit any fumes or pollutants, it is completely eco-friendly.
No, You will never have to add battery water to Joulie+.
Yes, Joulie+ is recyclable and has a second life too.
Yes, Joulie+ can sustain Indian weather conditions. It can operate in temperatures from -25°C to +50°C.
Joulie+ is very compact and does not require a lot of space, some models are even wall mounting.
Joulie+ has been installed in Germany, United Kingdom, India and running successfully.
The life expectancy of Joulie+ is 20 years* (8000 cycles @ 80% DoD), so install Joulie+ and forget replacement headache for the next 20 years.