Typical last mile battery runtime (protecting against power cuts)

Mark Tinka mark at tinka.africa
Sun Feb 5 09:00:48 UTC 2023

On 2/5/23 07:47, Chris Adams wrote:

> My house isn't very big, and I live alone (so less demand for hot water
> for example), and I hit a peak demand of 15kW a couple of months ago
> during a cold snap (I've seen it higher, maybe 16kW IIRC, just didn't
> dig any deeper).  I probably took a hot shower while the heat was
> running, but I didn't cook anything that day, which could easily pulled
> another 1-2kW (oven, microwave, etc.).  And that's without any
> water/septic pumps.
> Electric heat pumps are great for power efficiency until the temperature
> drops and they switch over to pure electric heat.

Okay - if you live in a pretty cold climate, that may be it.

Sounds like you need to do some demand-side management :-).


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