Utility Products

e-Cube Gen-2 - with simplified battery integration

As of May 2021, Clean Technology Partners (CTP’s) e-Cube has been selected for over 120MWp of solar farm connections.

CTP is pleased to release its second-generation e-Cube with advanced control and monitoring functionality tailored for grid connected battery and hybrid systems in the N.E.M.

Integrated manufacturing and testing with our sister company Clean Tech Controls, ensures quality, lead-times and price benchmarks are met.

The complete solution combines HV switchgear, protection, metering and local / remote monitoring and control and provide a “plug and play” utility interface for grid connected solar, battery and hybrid assets.

Simple, Easy & Cost Effective

Features

  • The solution couples seamlessly with established central and string inverter packages and is pre-designed to meet the state and NSP specific requirements for grid connection. Coupled with its advanced control and monitoring capabilities, e-Cube Gen-2 is the right solution for today’s renewable assets.

  • With its advanced engineering capabilities, CTP can help complete the hassle-free development and implementation of your project with grid connection studies, HV engineering, plant design, commissioning, and testing.

Benefits

  • Meets state and NSP requirements for grid connection

  • Advanced protection systems

  • DNSP SCADA interface where required

  • Revenue grade metering for energy and LGC creation

  • Remote monitoring and control by the plant’s owner

  • Remote scheduling by the plant’s energy retailer / aggregator via a cloud based interface

  • Detailed diagnostics and control for service & maintenance

  • High speed metering and data transfer for FCAS

  • Sophisticated local control of generation and storage assets

  • Available in 11kV, 22kV and 33kV rated units
  • Can be customised to specific project requirements

Customers

Project Developers
– allows engineering support at competitive cost and known technical requirements with the e-Cube

 

Small-Med Renewable Energy Contractors
– provides the full Grid Connection solution allowing them to focus on construction of solar plant

e-Cube Brochure

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Electrical Specifications
CONNECTION VOLTAGE 11kV 22kV 33kV
Rated Voltage (kV) 12 24 36
Rated Frequency (HZ) 50 50 50
Rated Short-Duration Power-Frequency Withstand Voltage (kV) 28 50 70
Rated Lightning Impulse Withstand Voltage (kV) 75 125 170
Rated short-time withstand current for 1.0 sec (kA) 20 16 20
IAC Classification A FLR 20kA 1s A FLR 16kA 1s A FL /AFLR 20kA 1s
Rated Busbar Current (A) 630 630 630
Rated CB Current (A) 630 630 630
Auxillary Power Supply externally supplied 20A 1 phase 230V. Internal 24V with UPS externally supplied 20A 1 phase 230V. Internal 24V with UPS externally supplied 20A 1 phase 230V. Internal 24V with UPS
Rated Operating Sequence O – 0.3 s – CO – 3 min – CO O – 0.3 s – CO – 3 min – CO O – 0.3 s – CO – 3 min – CO
Number of Breaking Operations[1] 10,000 10,000 10,000
Switchgear Type GAS INSULATED (SF6) GAS INSULATED (SF6) GAS INSULATED (SF6)
Operating Temperature -25°C – +55°C -25°C – +55°C -25°C – +55°C
Standards IEC62271/AS3000/AS61000/AS3100/AS61439 IEC62271/AS3000/AS61000/AS3100/AS61439 IEC62271/AS3000/AS61000/AS3100/AS61439

[1] At the rated current of the circuit breaker

e-Cube Projects
PROJECT NSP
3.7MWp DARETON SOLAR FARM Essential Energy
1.1MWp ROWVILLE SOLAR FARM United Energy

9.4MWp ROBINVALE SOLAR FARM

8 X SOLAR FARMS (Total 66.4MWp)

Powercor
SIX further e-Cubes are currently being manufactured for regional Victoria and will be installed in the second half of 2021.

Get in touch with us to discuss your requirements!

Get in touch with us to discuss your requirements!