Renewable Energy Batteries

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Renewable Energy Batteries

First National Battery manufactures and distributes a range of solar power cells specifically designed for solar power installations. These cells store solar energy for long periods of time. They offer higher cycle life and a lower discharge rate than cells in conventional applications. The First National Battery solar batteries are also exported to Australia.

Solar power batteries can be used for:

  • Microwave stations
  • Radio repeaters
  • Remote or hard to reach installation
  • Renewable energy installation

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M-Solar Battery Specifications

Cell Type Battery Voltage Capacity C100 @ 25°C Battery Dimensions (mm) Approx Mass (kg) Acid Volume per Cell (litres)
Length Width Height
3 MIL 15 S 6 575 585 182 445 80.0 5.6
3 MIL 17 S 6 655 585 198 445 91.0 6.3
3 MIL 19 S 6 740 585 210 445 106.0 6.8
3 MIL 21 S 6 820 585 230 445 116.0 7.2
3 MIL 25 S 6 985 585 262 445 133.0 8.4
2 MTL 25 S 4 1105 411 262 497 97.0 10.7
2 MTH 27 S 4 1400 415 262 585 120.0 11.3
2 MTE 21 S 4 1445 415 230 735 127.0 13.0
2 MTE 25 S 4 1735 415 262 735 145 14.2
2 MTE 27 S 4 1880 415 262 735 154 15.0
2 MTE 29 S 4 2025 415 262 735 161 14.0

Raylite Tubular RCT Cells - Specification Data

Click Cell type to view or print additional detail and discharge data for a specific cell.
To view data for entire range, click here: Constant Current : Constant Power. Data shown is for 1.210 SG acid In Planté cells and 1.250 SG acid in Flat Plate cells. Rates quicker than 1 hour have copper posts in all except YAP cells.

Product Specification Data
Type Nom
V
C10@
25°C
L
mm
W
mm
H
mm
Mass
kg
Acid
l
Cell
Arrangement
Cell
Centre
15RCT1875 2 1875 397 212 771 150.5 35.9 E to E 222

Constant Current Discharge Data (amps at 25 °C)
Cell / Bat Type VpC 5 Min 10 Min 15 Min 20 Min 30 Min 45 Min 1 Hr 2 Hr 3 Hr 5 Hr 6 Hr 8 Hr 10 Hr
15RCT1875 1.60 2045 1920 1800 1691 1515 1298 1095 705 495 330 292 237 188
1.65 1909 1755 1620 1537 1395 1214 1035 675 495 330 292 237 188
1.70 1527 1515 1470 1373 1215 1085 975 675 495 330 292 237 188
1.75 1237 1230 1208 1162 1080 987 900 623 470 327 284 233 188
1.80 1053 1049 1043 1009 945 869 795 600 450 315 284 233 188
1.85 881 877 855 825 765 704 645 495 395 300 273 229 188

Constant Power Discharge Data (watts at 25 °C)
Cell / Bat Type VpC 5 Min 10 Min 15 Min 20 Min 30 Min 45 Min 1 Hr
15RCT1875 1.60 3273 3072 2880 2705 2424 2077 1752
1.65 3150 2896 2673 2536 2302 2003 1708
1.70 2596 2576 2499 2334 2066 1845 1658
1.75 2164 2153 2113 2033 1890 1728 1575
1.80 1895 1888 1877 1816 1701 1564 1431
1.85 1630 1622 1582 1526 1415 1302 1193


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RR Solar Battery Specifications

Recharging the Leisure Battery
The batteries are charged at a current equivalent to 0.1 times the capacity expressed in Ampere hours (Ah) for a maximum of 15 hours. (12 - 13 hours would normally be sufficient with a constant current charger, but 15 hours may be necessary with a taper charger.)

The duration of the recharge will depend on the extent of the discharge that the battery has experienced. As an example the 50 Ah type RR1 battery that has been utilised for 3 hours for lighting a 100W lamp would have consumed 24.9 Ah and therefore must be charged at 5 Ampere for approximately 6 hours.

Battery Type Plates / Cell Capacity
20 Hr Cn
Dimensions
Length
mm
Width
mm
Height
mm
RR2* 17 96 352 175 226
SMF 100 - 102 328 171 239
FMF 102 - 102 328 171 219
FMF 230 - 230 517 276 217
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