The PIKO BA Sensor is used, amongst other things, to determine the power actually consumed within the home and to visualise it in the KOSTAL (PIKO) Solar Portal. The inverter’s smart active power control function takes this self-consumption into account and adds it to the power generated by the inverter (up to 30% max.) until the set limitation threshold (70%) is reached at the network node.
So, the PIKO BA Sensor allows the inverter to regulate its output power dynamically, rather than sticking to a rigid default setting. If you have a battery storage system, you are also in a position to store the energy not currently being consumed and to use it later for self-consumption. The energy generated can therefore be distributed ideally between the home, battery and public grid, enabling you to exploit your solar power to the full.
It is the law in Germany that it must be possible to limit the power made available by the PV system at the feed-in point either to 70% of the maximum generator power or, if required, to another percentage defined by a grid operator. The PV feed-in capacity is usually restricted by a ripple control receiver.
However, to enable you to utilise the full power of your photovoltaic system, we offer the PIKO BA Sensor for systems up to 30 kW as an attractively priced alternative to the ripple control receiver or a fixed limitation to a particular percentage.
The main features of the KOSTAL PIKO BA sensor
- Registration of building consumption with analogue current measurement 1
- Easy installation due to assembly on top-hat rail according to DIN EN 60715
- Visualization and control of your home consumption in real time
- Enables dynamic 50/60/70 % regulation
KOSTAL Solar Electric GmbH with its headquarters in Germany produces quality inverters and storage systems for the international photovoltaic market. The company relies on more than 100 years of professional knowledge.
Inspired by the “zero-defect philosophy“ of the automotive supplier branch, KOSTAL Solar Electric pursues highest quality standards. Those pervade every functional area from product development to production, following highest technical standards at the KOSTAL Industrie Elektrik in Hagen, Germany, as well as the distribution and service performance from KOSTAL Solar Electric in Freiburg, Germany. The PIKO-inverter range from KOSTAL is particularly appreciated, because all inverter functions are integrated as standard. Join our ZERO Home Bills Community. BEST Products from the BEST Brands at the BEST Prices for ZERO Home Bills on ZEROhomebills.com by Solaranna.
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