An Economic and Effective Solution in Case of Failure of the Mains
A genset must be prepared to start and work, no matter its application or use. With this in mind, the battery, among other factors, has a very important role, as it is responsible for starting the engine of the generator set to make it to work.
Who is responsible for keeping the gensets’ batteries sufficiently charged to ensure the correct start-up of the engine? This task is performed by the battery chargers.
So that these devices can work as intended, they must be connected to/powered by a power source, usually the mains.
When this option is not available, there is a very economical and effective solution: The use of solar panels to power the chargers that will keep the batteries with enough charge to ensure that there are no start-up failures.
We find again an alternative that increases the operational versatility of generator sets from any range, although it is very useful in gensets that are specially intended for the rental sector, where the service may be required in the most unpredictable conditions: Construction sites, mines, telecommunications systems normally located in remote places where there are no mains, etc.
Two generator sets of this type have just been tested and are ready to travel to Australia.