Case Studies


Trojan’s deep-cycle batteries are used by customers around the world in a variety of applications. Each installation has a unique story and a compelling reason why Trojan batteries were chosen. Some of these stories along with their relevant technical information are captured in our case studies which we have summarized below…
 

Battery Backup
Case Study System Specifications Reason Trojan Batteries Where Chosen

  • Diamond Bank Goes Solar
  • Nigeria
  • Solar System Capacity: 3.5kWp
  • Batteries: (16) L16RE-B Premium Line Flooded
  • Battery Bank Configuration: 48V 740Ah
  • Inverter: (1) SMA Sunny Island 5048
  • Charge Controller: (2) Steca TAROM 4401
  • Total Systems Installed: 1
ATMs must be operational 24/7, and Trojan’s Premium Line offers the reliability and warranty required to meet the industry requirements.


  • MTC Touch
  • Beirut
  • UPS Capacity: 60kWp
  • Batteries: (40) Trojan 22-AGM deep-cycle VRLA
  • Battery Bank Configuration: 480V 50Ah
  • Inverter: GE Digital Energy
  • Total Systems Installed: 2
Trojan’s 22-AGM battery is designed to power critical data networks, high-speed data transmission, and wireless communication systems in the event of unexpected power outages common in regions with an unstable grid.


  • Smart Classrooms
  • India
  • Solar System Capacity: 2.21kWp
  • Batteries: (8) T105RE
  • Premium Line Flooded
  • Battery Bank Configuration: 48V 207Ah
  • Inverter: 3KW Outback GVX3048E/GFX1448E
  • Charge Controller: Outback FM60/FM80
  • Total Systems Installed: 10 Solar System Capacity: 4.41kWp

AND

  • Batteries: (24) T105RE Premium Line Flooded
  • Solar System Capacity: 4.41kWp
  • Battery Bank Configuration: 48V 621Ah
  • Inverter: 1.4KW Outback GVX3048E/GFX1448E
  • Charge Controller: Outback FM60/FM80
  • Total Systems Installed: 8
To address this growing concern as to how to effectively educate children in all regions of India, an innovative education concept called Smart Classroom was introduced. The technology enhanced Smart Classroom integrates a range of educational tools, such as computer equipment, networking and audio/visual capabilities.


  • City of Joy Solar Community Center
  • Congo
  • Solar System Capacity: 7.2kWp
  • Batteries: (40) 31-AGM Deep Cycle AGM
  • Battery Bank Configuration: 2 clusters of 48V 400AH
  • Inverter: (2) SMA Sunny Island 5048
  • Charge Controller:(2) SMA Sunny Boy 3800
  • Total Systems Installed: 2
AGM batteries were selected for the grid-backup system due to the higher discharge current and higher charging efficiency.

Off-Grid Solar
Case Study System Specifications Reason Trojan Batteries Where Chosen
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Georgia & Tennessee
Georgia – John & Fin Kernohan

  • Batteries: (4) Trojan L16RE-B deep-cycle flooded batteries, Premium Line
  • Battery Bank Wattage: 48V 1021 Ah
  • Solar Panels: (4) 100-watt, 12V Renogy PV panels
  • Charge Controller:  Renogy Tracer 4210 amp MPPT
  • Inverter: (1) Bestek 1000W

Tennessee – Bonnielee Cuevas

  • Batteries: (4) Trojan T-105 deep-cycle flooded batteries
  • Battery Bank Wattage: 450 amp hours @ 20-hour rate
  • Solar Panels: (4) 100-watt, 12V Windy Nation PV panels
  • Charge Controller:  30 amps
  • Inverter: (1) Windy Nation Vertamax 3000W, 3000 peak 1500 RMS
The “Tiny House” movement has taken the country by storm.  But for some, living the “Tiny House” experience has been a way of life for the last several years. Be it downsizing to reduce living costs, a desire to live a simpler life, reducing the environmental impact versus traditional home living, or simply to travel and see the country, “Tiny House” living has reach epic proportions with a wide range of demographics adopting this new lifestyle.  With most tiny house homes measuring less than 300-square-feet, a smart and thoughtful design is key, as well as, ensuring that modern amenities such as electricity is available.

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  • Hibiscus Villa
  • India
  • Solar System Capacity: 6kWp
  • Batteries:(32) L16RE-A Premium Line Flooded
  • Battery Bank Configuration: 2 banks of 48V 414Ah
  • Charger-Inverter: (2) Outback Power, 3048E
  • Charge Controller: (2) Outback FM80
  • Total Systems Installed: 1
The implementation of the system makes Hibiscus Villa a true ‘Net Zero’ energy independent resort home; a clear testimony of the energy independence that can be achieved with solar technology, robust and reliable energy storage and engineering innovation.


  • Spice Village Resort
  • India
  • Solar System Capacity: 65kWp
  • Batteries: (72) IND29-4V Industrial Line Flooded
  • Charge Controller: (9) SMA Sunny Island 5048
  • Battery Bank: 3 clusters of 48V 2,722Ah
  • Total Systems Installed: 1
Industrial deep-cycle flooded batteries, which offer 17 years of life according to IEC 61427 testing, were chosen over VRLA batteries because of their affordability and long life.

Rural Electrification
Case Study System Specifications Reason Trojan Batteries Where Chosen

  • Isla Bella Vista – Solar Home Systems (SHS)
  • Ecuador
  • Solar System Capacity: 150Wp-300Wp
  • Batteries: (1) J185 Signature Line Flooded
  • Battery Bank Configuration: 12V 205Ah
  • Charge Controller: 10 amp Morningstar
  • Total Systems Installed: 40
We brought electricity to 40 homes using one Signature Line battery per each solar home system. Trojan has proved to be a reliable brand for rural electrification projects in Latin America.


  • Las Lajas – Rural School and Health Clinic
  • Nicaragua
  • Solar System Capacity: 225 Wp
  • Batteries: (8)Trojan T-105 Signature Line Flooded
  • Battery Bank Configuration: 48V 225Ah
  • Inverter: Xantrex SW 5048
  • Charge Controller: Morningstar 10A
  • Total Systems Installed: 1

AND

  • Solar System Capacity: 340 Wp
  • Batteries: (4)Trojan T-105 Signature Line Flooded
  • Battery Bank Configuration: 24V 225Ah
  • Inverter: 300W Morningstar
  • Charge Controller: BlueSky 25A
  • Total Systems Installed: 1
The battery backup PV system bring lights and AC power to both a school and health clinic in the town of Las Lajas, Nicaragua. Trojan batteries where chosen for the project due to their reputation for durability and long cycle life.


  • Thomonde Hospital
  • Haiti
  • Solar System Capacity: 29kWp
  • Batteries: (48) Trojan L16RE-2V Premium Line Flooded
  • Battery Bank Configuration: 48V 1110Ah
  • Inverter: (4) Outback VFX3648
  • Charge Controller: (6) Outback FM 80
  • Total Systems Installed: 1
Trojan L16RE-2V batteries were selected because of their 10-year battery life, ability to withstand the rigorous conditions of the remote location such as extreme temperatures and the intermittent nature of solar power generation.

Solar Street Lighting
Case Study System Specifications Reason Trojan Batteries Where Chosen

  • First Road Lit by Solar Energy in Wadi Sidr, Dubai
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Solar System Capacity: 245Wp
  • Batteries: (2) 8D Deep-cycle Gel VRLA
  • Battery Bank configuration: 12V 500AH
  • Charge Controller: Phocos
  • Total Systems Installed: 404
The extreme weather conditions in the United Arab Emirates required a superior maintenance-free battery with long-life.

Telecom
Case Study System Specifications Reason Trojan Batteries Where Chosen

  • Telecom Base Transceiver Stations (BTS), American Tower and Quanta
  • India
  • Solar System Capacity: 6.6kWp and 5.88kWp
  • Batteries: (24) L16RE-B Premium Line Flooded
  • Battery Bank configuration: 48V 1021AH
  • Charge Controller: Outback
  • Total Systems Installed: 11
In a challenging environmental like India, a Premium Line battery with Smart Carbon for Partial State of Charge ensures the lowest cost of ownership and the best performance.


  • Telecom Base Transceiver Stations (BTS), Claro
  • Nicaragua
  • Solar System Capacity: 6.6kWp and 5.88kWp
  • Batteries: (24) L16RE-B Premium Line Flooded
  • Battery Bank configuration: 48V 1021AH
  • Charge Controller: Outback
  • Total Systems Installed: 11
The installation saves $6,700 annually in operating costs by removing the expense of purchasing diesel fuel, it also eliminates noxious emissions previously produced by the generators.


  • Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT) Networks
  • Peru
  • Solar System Capacity: 85Wp
  • Batteries: (2)Trojan deep-cycle 24-AGM batteries
  • Battery Bank Configuration: 12V 168Ah
  • Inverter: Victron Phoenix 12V
  • Charge Controller: Steca
  • Total Systems Installed: 35
AGM batteries were chosen because they met the project’s criteria for amp-hour capacity, physical size, availability, price and required cycle life.

Motive
Case Study System Specifications Reason Trojan Batteries Where Chosen

  • SunRider – Solar Powered Boat
  • India
  • Solar System Capacity: 3.6kWp and 1.8kWp
  • Batteries: (32) T105RE Premium Line Flooded for 20-passenger boat and (16) T105RE Premium Line Flooded for 10-passenger boat
  • Charge Controller: Outback FM80 (80 A @ 1040F) with adjustable current limit
  • Battery Bank Configuration: 48V 824 Ah and 48 V 414 Ah
  • Total Systems Installed: 2
Trojan Battery’s Smart Carbon Premium line of deep-cycle, flooded batteries are specifically engineered to withstand the rigorous conditions of renewable energy applications such as extreme temperatures, remote locations and the intermittent nature of solar power generation.