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I have two Zoes which I use almost exclusively at night for pizza deliveries.
I only do 50-60 miles per evening so range is not a problem, although both my 2015 Zoes are down to about 60 miles range.
I have an array of 24 solar panels and I would like to charge my Zoes during daylight hours while I am not using them for the deliveries. My array is fully off-line and I would appreciate guidance/advice on whether I can do this and how.
 

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I have two Zoes which I use almost exclusively at night for pizza deliveries.
I only do 50-60 miles per evening so range is not a problem, although both my 2015 Zoes are down to about 60 miles range.
I have an array of 24 solar panels and I would like to charge my Zoes during daylight hours while I am not using them for the deliveries. My array is fully off-line and I would appreciate guidance/advice on whether I can do this and how.
Best thing is to get a Zappi charger. This will allow you to charge direct from your solar (adding a bit from the grid if the solar dips). Just make sure you tell them that it is for a Zoe. A friend of mine has a Zappi and I tried to charge my 22 kWh Zoe on it. Zoe needs pretty good earthing and despite help from the Zappi engineers we couldn't get a charge. This was a couple of years ago now and at a pre 1940s house, but it will help you to set up your Zappi specifically for Zoe.
 

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I am not sure if a Zappi would work with an offline PV and looking at your flag, I guess you are not in UK so it may not be easily available.

What is output of your PV system as there may be a simpler, cheaper solution.
 

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Hi Proddick

My output is around 6 KWH, based on 24 panels each producing 250 watts.I would be very interested in being briefed on what you think would be a simpler, cheaper solution.

Padraig
 

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Hi Proddick

My output is around 6 KWH, based on 24 panels each producing 250 watts.I would be very interested in being briefed on what you think would be a simpler, cheaper solution.

Padraig
With it being off grid, what are you currently using it for? What load do you have on it? Which invertor do you have?
 
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