[olug] Tesla PowerWall for server room battery backup

Justin Reiners justin at hotlinesinc.com
Thu Oct 24 13:57:01 CDT 2019

Don't get me wrong, I love love love Tesla, EV's, and Lithium, I'd just
hate to have you still need a UPS to safely shut down systems when the
power went out, or reinvent the wheel.

On Thu, Oct 24, 2019 at 1:54 PM Justin Reiners <justin at hotlinesinc.com>

> Lack of shutdown notifications and the price would be a factor in me
> looking for another device, We're using a 10KVA and 15KVA older Lieberts
> for our building. I really like them, we got them used from a recycler a
> few years ago, and just replaced the batteries recently in the 10KVA after
> 10 years, it still had half hour backup power.
> On Thu, Oct 24, 2019 at 1:17 PM Rob Townley <rob.townley at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Has anyone researched using Tesla PowerWalls in place of lead acid battery
>> backup for server room computers?   A single powerwall could provide 5kW
>> continuous power.   Price and performance seem comparable to lead acid.
>> Tesla.com/powerwall
>> Tesla.com/powerpack is the more industrial grade system, but starts at
>> 50kVA which is much more than we need.
>> Unfortunately, there are no installers in Omaha.
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