Nissan Now Offers Up To 9.6 kWh xStorage Residential Battery, Larger/Stackable Commercial ESS Systems Too
Nissan together with its energy storage partner – Eaton announced further extension of its ESS (energy storage solution battery) offer in Europe to include several residential, buildings and grid options.
The xStorage Home (see PDF specs) is now to be available in:
- 4.2 kWh (second life batteries)
- 6 kWh (new or used batteries)
- 9.6 kWh (new batteries)
All unitsw available with 3 or 6 kW power output.
Pre-orders in Europe are being accepted now in the UK, Norway and Germany, with other European markets coming online in the upoming months.
The base system starts from €3,500 ($3,700 USD -excl. VAT and installation costs) for the 4.2 kWh system, €3,900 for 6 kWh, and €5,580 ($5,950 USD) for the 9.6 kWh unit (with new cells).
Nissan on the home units – more details on commercial products also below:
“xStorage Home units – which provide a sustainable second life for Nissan’s electric vehicle (EV) batteries after their first life in cars is over – will be priced competitively starting at €3,500 (excluding VAT and installation costs) for a power capacity of 3.5kW rising to just €3,900 for 6kW. Units powered by new Nissan batteries will start from €5,000 rising to €5,580 for the highest capacity and will come with an extended warranty period of ten years.
Connected to a residential power supply and/or renewable energy sources such as solar panels, the unit has the potential to revolutionise the way people manage energy usage in their own home, providing added flexibility.
xStorage Home comes with solar panel inverters already integrated meaning that if a home is equipped with solar panels, the consumer can connect directly to xStorage Home, storing and then powering their homes using clean, renewable energy. It can also save customers money on their utility bills by charging up when renewable energy is available or cheaper, and releasing that stored energy when demand and costs are high.
The xStorage Home unit also has the capability to provide energy back to the grid in countries where the conditions enable customers to do so. This provides another potential revenue stream as customers will be able to sell stored energy back to the grid when demand and costs are high.
The system also provides the ultimate back-up energy solution to consumers, ideal at a time when energy grids are coming under significant strain. With smartphone connectivity, it allows consumers to switch between energy sources at the touch of a button.”
Nissan & Eaton also now offer xStorage Buildings (from 24 kWh to several MWh) and xStorage Grid.
Of interest: the xStorage Buildings units are to be used in the world-famous Amsterdam Arena – an incredibly large ESS to consist of 280 used LEAF packs with total of 4 MWh/4MW of energy and power available (which is around 60% of the original capacity of the 280 units/24 kWh batteries).
“Nissan, power management leader Eaton and The Mobility House today signed a ground-breaking 10-year deal with Amsterdam ArenA – home of Ajax Football Club and world-famous entertainment venue – to provide back-up power from second life Nissan LEAF batteries.
The xStorage Buildings system efficiently stores and distributes energy when it’s needed, ensuring that the lights never go out at the renowned 55,000-seater stadium, which has played host to numerous high profile concerts and sporting events over the years.
By repurposing batteries from previously used electric vehicles, the xStorage Buildings system can draw energy from the grid, providing businesses with more control, better value and a more sustainable choice for their energy consumption.
Using 280 Nissan LEAF batteries, the system designed for the Amsterdam ArenA will be the largest energy storage system powered by second-life batteries used by a commercial business in Europe and will have four Megawatts of power and four Megawatts of storage capacity.
As well as providing vital back-up power services to the ArenA, xStorage Buildings also enables the Amsterdam ArenA to power the surrounding neighbourhood when necessary and protect the grid. The Mobility House, a technology company, will operate the xStorage Buildings system integrated at the Amsterdam ArenA. It will perform various energy services strengthening local grid stability while generating additional value for the Amsterdam ArenA.”