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LG ESS Home 10 Owner's Manual

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LG ESS Home 10 (D010KE1N211)
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  • Page 1 Energy Storage System Please read this manual carefully before installing your set and retain it for future reference. MODEL LG ESS Home 10 (D010KE1N211) LG ESS Home 8 (D008KE1N211) *MFL71429401* Copyright © 2019 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • Page 2: Getting Started

    Electrical shock hazard. Do not touch uninsulated wires when the product cover is removed. In the event of fault, the system must not be restarted. Product maintenance of repairs must be If the connected batteries are not LG battery, not only the batteries but also the PCS is not guaranteed by LG Electronics.
  • Page 3 Getting Started Indicates a situation where damage or injury could occur. If CAUTION it is not avoided, minor injury and/or damage to property may result. This product is intended for residential use only and should not be used for commercial or industrial.
  • Page 4 Connecting the product to external devices could result in serious damage to your equipment. Serving of batteries should be performed or supervised by LG service person or trained installer. The battery does not discharged when the load is under the certain level.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    ..... . .38 Connecting to a Mobile Device ...12 Installing 'LG EnerVu Plus' App ..12 Appendix Connect via Home WLAN .
  • Page 6: Product Features

    Getting Started Product Features This product is intended to store direct current (DC) electricity generated from photovoltaic (PV) to the connected Lithium-Ion Battery, and convert direct current (DC) electricity from the connected battery and PV to alternating current (AC) electricity and feed this into the power grid. And, the battery supplies power to the household load in an emergency.
  • Page 7 Getting Started Abbreviations on this manual Abbreviation Designation Explanation Energy Storage Inverter system that stores energy into a battery and System uses it. Power Conditioning A device intended to convert DC electricity generated System from PV system to AC electricity and feed it to household appliances.
  • Page 8 Getting Started Glossary Terms Explanation Azimuth degrees the module surface deviates from a full south aspect. In the southern hemisphere, it indicates the deviation from a full north aspect. The azimuth angle is counted with positive values within the range from south (0°) to west (90°) and it counted with negative values within the range from south (0°) to east (-90°).
  • Page 9: Name Of Each Part

    Getting Started Name of Each Part Front and Rear A PCS body D Bracket connected part B LED Indications E Screw holes for wall mounting C Lower Cover...
  • Page 10: Led Indications

    Getting Started LED Indications Color Description Grid is not connected. Power White Grid is connected. White (Blink) PCS Fault Energy is not being generated. Solar Green Energy is being generated. White (Blink) PCS Fault Stand by Green Battery is in charging Battery Blue Battery is in discharging...
  • Page 11: Bottom

    Getting Started Bottom A Battery DC cable connectors 1 I Ethernet port B Battery DC cable connectors 2 C Communication terminals K Meter connector D Black start button E PV switch (DC Disconnect) M Wireless connection button F PV1(+ and -) connectors N AC grid cable connector G PV2 (+ and -) connectors H PV3 (+ and -) connectors...
  • Page 12: Operating

    Operating Connecting to a Mobile Device To connect the system to a mobile device, the LG EnerVu Plus mobile application must be installed Google Play store. Installing 'LG EnerVu Plus' App LG EnerVu Plus NOTE LG EnerVu Plus app will be available in version of the software as follow;...
  • Page 13: Connect Via Home Wlan

    Operating Connect via Home WLAN Preparation To connect the mobile device with the system via home network, the system must be connected connection method selection screen. The connection will automatically be proceeded and main screen appears when the connection is successful.
  • Page 14: Connect Directly To Ess

    Operating If the connection fails, a pop-up message appears on the screen. of the mobile device. Select the SSID of your home network. Connect directly to ESS connection method selection screen appears.
  • Page 15 Operating Press and hold the wireless connection button blue. next step. NOTE The password input screen appears. NOTE The last 2 characters of the SSID are the same as the last 2 characters of the system registration number. Example : SSID (LGE_ESS-5E) DE1710BKRH00685E)
  • Page 16 PCS. NOTE If the connection failed, try after turning off the mobile data option on your mobile device. Android : If the connection is successful, main iOS : If the connection is successful, run [LG...
  • Page 17: About Main Screen

    Operating About Main Screen The main screen displays and indicates current ESS status in the ESS status menu area. And you can check the several settings and information in the ESS setting menu and ESS Information menu areas. EnerVu web page link ESS Setting menu Language Battery...
  • Page 18: Ess Status Menu

    Operating ESS Status Menu above, it displays detailed information. NOTE The displayed values are not exact values. The values may differ from actual values. Please turn on the AP again, if there is a problem at connection with AP. Displays a notice list of system status. When there is an error occurred, error code, time and date are displayed on the list.
  • Page 19 Operating on the screen. Today’s self-consumption rate : Displays rate of the consumed energy amount from ESS today. This month’s CO2 reduction : Displays monthly amonut of CO2 reduction. Generation: Displays generated energy information. Feed-in : Displays consumed energy information. PCS : Displays PCS information.
  • Page 20 Operating Displays detailed status of energy consumed in household. Load Power : Current power consumed in household Today Total consumption : Amount of consumed energy today From PV : Amount of energy from PV to household today From Battery : Amount of energy from the battery to household today From Grid : Amount of energy from the power grid to household today...
  • Page 21 Operating Displays charging and discharging status of Battery Status : Charging/Discharging/ Standby Battery SOC: Current SOC (state of charge) level Winter Mode : Shows winter mode status. DC Power : Current output power from battery Today Charging : Amount of charged energy to the battery today.
  • Page 22: Ess Setting Menu

    Operating ESS Setting Menu screen. Language Select [ Select the desired language. Energy Device Select [ [EV] occurred. [AWHP] When AWHP is not connected, this option cannot be set on and Error Popup occurred.
  • Page 23: Battery

    Operating Battery Select [ [Winter mode] The minimum SOC level of winter mode can be changed by the installer only. [Backup mode] The minimum SOC level of Backup mode can be changed by the installer only. [Operation Mode] your own. Economic Mode Fast Charge Mode : Make fast charge to battery First.
  • Page 24: Open Source

    In addition to the source code, all referred license terms, warranty disclaimers and copyright notices are available for download. LG Electronics will also provide open source code to you on CD-ROM for a charge covering the cost of performing such distribution (such as the cost of media, shipping, and handling) upon email request to
  • Page 25: Ess Information Menu

    Operating ESS Information Menu Energy Analysis You can review the amount of energy generated, consumed, sold and purchased on this system. The statistical data of the day, week, month and year are supported. PV Graph Analyzes the energy generated and sold from PV within selected period and displays as a graph. Generated energy is marked with green and sold energy is marked with purple on the line graph.
  • Page 26: System Information

    Operating Load Graph Analyzes the energy consumed and purchased from grid within selected period and displays as a graph. Consumed energy is marked with green, and purchased energy is marked with purple. System Information Displays system information of this ESS. You can check information on PCS, battery and network status.
  • Page 27: Using Enervu

    Using EnerVu system When this product is connected to the internet, you can check variety of information such as system status, information, report using LG EnerVu web monitoring system. NOTE End users do not have to register in the EnerVu service. However, if the end user does not use over the Internet.
  • Page 28 Using EnerVu your e-mail address. On your e-mail,...
  • Page 29 Using EnerVu On the account creation page, select account. Available LG account services are displayed on the screen.
  • Page 30: Checking Enervu Activation

    Using EnerVu Checking EnerVu Activation On your browser, visit LG EnerVu page at On your mobile app, select [ open the LG EnerVu page with a mobile browser. You can see the screen on the left when the registration and activation are completed.
  • Page 31: Overview Of My Enervu Page

    Using EnerVu Overview of my EnerVu page When you enter the main page of your EnerVu, you information related to your system. Weather Displays the weather of the location the system has been installed. This page provides you System Log Displays the system fault.
  • Page 32 Using EnerVu System Overview Displays the status of the system. This page provides you with system information such as current power generated from PV, power purchased from grid, power charged/discharged from the battery. ALL the information is renewed every 10 seconds. Analysis On this page, you can make a statistical graph of the...
  • Page 33: Making A Statistical Graph

    Using EnerVu Making a Statistical Graph You can make a daily, monthly or an yearly graph of statistical data for energy management on your system. 1. Select a tab on the left side of the screen. Energy View Makes an overall graph of statistical data. PV Graph Makes a graph of statistical data on PV.
  • Page 34 Using EnerVu...
  • Page 35 Using EnerVu 4. There are several options at the bottom of a graph, click each option to show or hide the statistical information on the graph. Available options differ depending on the graph. Refer to table described below for more information of graph options.
  • Page 36 Using EnerVu Generation Amount of generated energy from Energy Graph Grid feed-in Amount of sold energy to the power grid. Charging Amount of energy that charged to the battery. Energy Discharging Amount of used energy from the Graph battery. State of charge Consumption Amount of used energy from ESS.
  • Page 37: Checking System Event

    Using EnerVu Checking System Event warning. warnings appears on the screen. selected type option. Making a Statistical Report You can make a monthly or an yearly report of statistical data for energy on your system. 3. Select desired month or year. Select to download the statistical data as Excel.
  • Page 38: Transferring Your System

    Preparation The email address of recipient must be registered as a LG member. If the recipient is still not a LG member, an automatic email requesting to become a member will be sent to the recipient.
  • Page 39: Appendix

    Appendix Maintenance Cleaning the Product Wipe off the outside of the product with a soft towel with lukewarm water and wipe it with a clean hand towel so that dirt will not occur when using a neutral detergent. When cleaning the outside - It may cause discoloration of the product or damage to the product.
  • Page 40: Contact

    Appendix Contact If you have technical problems or questions, contact installation company or LG Electronics. 1. Installation Company Address : Tel : 2. Customer Service LG Electronics ESS | Solar Service Tel : Germany: 0049 (0)39484 / 976 380 E-Service Haberkorn GmbH Austria: 0043 (0)720 / 11 66 01 Augustenhöhe 7...
  • Page 41 LG Service Helpline, or other independent service providers for advice. Removal of the battery will involve dismantling of the product case, disconnection of the electrical cables/contacts, and careful extraction of the battery cell using specialized tools.
  • Page 42: Specifications

    Appendix PV Input LG ESS Home 8 LG ESS Home 10 Input Voltage Range Max. DC Power (per channel) 12 kW (6 kW) Usable MPP Voltage Range Max. Input Current per MPPT 13 A Max. inverter backfeed current to the array...
  • Page 43: Information

    In addition to the source code, all referred license terms, warranty disclaimers and copyright notices are available for download. LG Electronics will also provide open source code to you on CD-ROM for a charge covering the cost of performing such distribution (such as the cost of media, shipping, and handling) upon email request to

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