Lithium Batteries


The advantages of lithium battery banks are numerous:

Longer lifespan - 3 year warranty - Less maintenance - Does not require regular full charges - Does not need equalization - More usable capacity - High current output - Fast charging - Highly efficient - Smaller size - Less weight - Temperature resistant - No gassing - No voltage sag, etc.
To learn more about the advantages of lithium batteries over lead-acid batteries read our Batteries page.   

Things to consider before a lithium upgrade:

  • A basic lithium battery upgrade can start at around $5,000 and more advanced system can cost more than $15,000 when installed by AM Solar.
  • Because the voltage of lithium batteries does not change in relation to charge level as much as it does with lead-acid batteries, a BMS (Battery Management System) must be used with lithium batteries to protect them from being overly charged or discharged. 
  • Lithium batteries will be damaged if charged at freezing temperatures.  Because of this, we offer cold charge disconnect systems.
  • AM Solar offers two types of lithium systems, the Essential and the Signature.  The Signature is usually recommended for customers wanting to run heavy loads like air conditioners.

System Design Options:

  • Lithium battery systems can be custom designed using any of the five sizes of batteries that Victron makes.  These sizes include 60Ah, 90Ah, 160Ah, 200Ah and 300Ah.  (click here to view the Victron datasheet)
  • All the batteries in a system must be the same size.
  • No more than ten batteries may be used in a system. 
  • Due to increasing demand, not all battery sizes may be available at the time of purchase. 

 

Essential Lithium Battery Systems

  • Can be installed as a Do-It-Yourself project (click here to view the system diagram)
  • At $120/hr it normally takes AM Solar installers 20-30 hours + 1 hour per battery
  • Monitoring and cold charge disconnects sold separately
  • 200A steady state, (400A for 10 seconds) surge output limit
90Ah Essential Lithium Battery Bank
1,799.00

FEATURES:

  • 90Ah LiFePO4 Capacity
  • Expandable in increments of 90Ah to 900Ah
  • Maximum Steady Output 200A (2400W) 
  • Maximum Surge Output 400A for 10 seconds
  • Automatic Reset on Battery Management
  • Compatible with multiple charging sources including:  Solar, Alternator, Generator & Grid
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180Ah Essential Lithium Battery Bank
2,899.00

FEATURES:

  • 180Ah LiFePO4 Capacity
  • Expandable in increments of 90Ah to 900Ah
  • Maximum Steady Output 200A (2400W) 
  • Maximum Surge Output 400A for 10 seconds
  • Automatic Reset on Battery Management
  • Compatible with multiple charging sources including:  Solar, Alternator, Generator & Grid
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160Ah Essential Lithium Battery Bank
2,349.00

FEATURES:

  • 160Ah LiFePO4 Capacity
  • Expandable in increments of 160Ah to 1600Ah
  • Maximum Steady Output 200A (2400W) 
  • Maximum Surge Output 400A for 10 seconds
  • Automatic Reset on Battery Management
  • Compatible with multiple charging sources including:  Solar, Alternator, Generator & Grid
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320Ah Essential Lithium Battery Bank
3,999.00

FEATURES:

  • 320Ah LiFePO4 Capacity
  • Expandable in increments of 160Ah to 1600Ah
  • Maximum Steady Output 200A (2400W) 
  • Maximum Surge Output 400A for 10 seconds
  • Automatic Reset on Battery Management
  • Compatible with multiple charging sources including:  Solar, Alternator, Generator & Grid
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Signature Lithium Battery Systems

  • Can only be installed by AM Solar installers due to complexity (click here to view the system diagram)
  • At $120/hr it normally takes AM Solar installers 30-50 hours + 1 hour per battery
  • Includes monitoring and cold charge disconnects
  • 400A per battery output limit
180Ah Signature Lithium Battery System $4,199.00 + Labor FEATURES: -180Ah LiFePO4 Capacity -Expandable in increments of 90Ah -Automatic Cold Temperature Disconnect -Complete Color System Monitor -WiFi Connection for Remote Trouble Shooting -Automatic Reset on Battery Management -Compatible with multiple charging sources including:  Solar, Alternator, Generator & Grid

180Ah Signature Lithium Battery System
$4,199.00 + Labor


FEATURES:
-180Ah LiFePO4 Capacity
-Expandable in increments of 90Ah
-Automatic Cold Temperature Disconnect
-Complete Color System Monitor
-WiFi Connection for Remote Trouble Shooting
-Automatic Reset on Battery Management
-Compatible with multiple charging sources including:  Solar, Alternator, Generator & Grid

360Ah Signature Lithium Battery System $6,299.00 + Labor FEATURES: -360Ah LiFePO4 Capacity -Expandable in increments of 90Ah -Automatic Cold Temperature Disconnect -Complete Color System Monitor -WiFi Connection for Remote Trouble Shooting -Automatic Reset on Battery Management -Compatible with multiple charging sources including:  Solar, Alternator, Generator & Grid

360Ah Signature Lithium Battery System
$6,299.00 + Labor

FEATURES:
-360Ah LiFePO4 Capacity
-Expandable in increments of 90Ah
-Automatic Cold Temperature Disconnect
-Complete Color System Monitor
-WiFi Connection for Remote Trouble Shooting
-Automatic Reset on Battery Management
-Compatible with multiple charging sources including:  Solar, Alternator, Generator & Grid

600Ah Signature Lithium Battery System $7,999.00 + Labor FEATURES: -600Ah LiFePO4 Capacity -Expandable in increments of 200Ah up to 2000Ah -Automatic Cold Temperature Disconnect -Complete Color System Monitor -WiFi Connection for Remote Trouble Shooting -Automatic Reset on Battery Management -Compatible with multiple charging sources including:  Solar, Alternator, Generator & Grid

600Ah Signature Lithium Battery System
$7,999.00 + Labor

FEATURES:
-600Ah LiFePO4 Capacity
-Expandable in increments of 200Ah up to 2000Ah
-Automatic Cold Temperature Disconnect
-Complete Color System Monitor
-WiFi Connection for Remote Trouble Shooting
-Automatic Reset on Battery Management
-Compatible with multiple charging sources including:  Solar, Alternator, Generator & Grid

800Ah Signature Lithium Battery System $9,999.00 + Labor FEATURES: -800Ah LiFePO4 Capacity -Expandable in increments of 200Ah up to 2000Ah -Automatic Cold Temperature Disconnect -Complete Color System Monitor -WiFi Connection for Remote Trouble Shooting -Automatic Reset on Battery Management -Compatible with multiple charging sources including:  Solar, Alternator, Generator & Grid

800Ah Signature Lithium Battery System
$9,999.00 + Labor

FEATURES:
-800Ah LiFePO4 Capacity
-Expandable in increments of 200Ah up to 2000Ah
-Automatic Cold Temperature Disconnect
-Complete Color System Monitor
-WiFi Connection for Remote Trouble Shooting
-Automatic Reset on Battery Management
-Compatible with multiple charging sources including:  Solar, Alternator, Generator & Grid