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ENERGY STORAGE CELL

COD ANALYSER

The Akasol neeoQube is an intelligent lithium-

The Thermo Scientific Orion 3106 COD

ion battery storage solution for any solar power

analyser is the latest addition to the

system. Innovative and efficient, the product

portfolio of Orion products serving the

is designed to store excess power produced

wastewater industry. Chemical oxygen

during the day so it can be used at any time

demand (COD) analysis is used to detect

needed, even during the night. With a storage

levels of organic pollutants in water; early

capacity of 5.5 kWh, the cell can be used to maximise the efficiency of

identification of these contaminants can

solar PV systems up to 5 kW.

indicate an issue in the treatment process

By enabling users to create, store and maximise the electricity produced

of wastewater.

by a solar PV system, it will reduce electricity demands from the energy

The analyser combines a digestion step

providers and provide good return on investment. The rate of return on

with colorimetric analysis to measure the

investment is increased with how the product efficiently manages your

concentration of organic compounds that

household’s daily energy requirements.

can affect water quality. Particularly high

During daylight hours, electricity is pro-

levels of COD may require additional

vided directly from the solar PV system.

treatment processes. The presence of

Any excess energy that is not consumed

high COD levels during the disinfection

quickly charges the lithium-ion batteries.

process will lead to additional hypochlorite

Once the battery capacity is at a full state

dosing. This results in the formation of

of charge, electricity is allowed to feed into

chloramines, which, if present in high

the grid. For power requirements over 5.5

levels, can be carcinogenic.

kWh, the system offers a good combination

The analyser is designed to reduce

of storage and flexibility.

ongoing operating costs due to its low

The ready-to-operate unit comes in five

maintenance and reagent consumption.

configurations, from the base 5.5 kWh to a

Furthermore, by controlling the treatment

full 27.5 kWh system. The modular-based

process, users can reduce disinfection

system is configured for extendable storage

costs. The intuitive user interface simpli-

capacity, allowing the system to grow with

fies navigation for an enhanced operator

the home’s future energy requirements.

experience.

Powerbox Australia Pty Ltd www.powerbox.com.au

Thermo Fisher Scientific www.thermofisher.com.au

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