Barnes - Shelly Point Estate

Customer's requirement was to be mostly grid independent. We connected all loads on backup of inverter (including geyser and oven), but heavy loads like the geyser and oven is managed by customer. The customer manually disconnect the AC input and only connect when absolutely requires grid power. We recently upgraded the system by adding an additional 3.5kWh battery, for that additional piece-of-mind that enough storage is available.


  • Victron MultiPlusII 48/5000/70 Inverter/Charger
  • Victron SmartSolar 150/60 MPPT Charge Controller
  • Victron Lynx Distributor with 125A fuses on all components
  • 6x 530W JA Solar PV modules
  • Cerbo GX + Touch
  • 4x Pylontech US3000C


  • Output1: All lights and plugs
  • Output2: Geyser/Stove
  • Gen Start/Stop for Output2 to disconnect on 20%, reconnect on 25%
  • ESS loaded, Inverter meter used
Charge Controller
MultiPlus-II 5kVA
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Tel: 022 495 0016
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Cel/WA: 072 437 7620
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