EPIC 500

Engineered to provide years of reliable service in the harshest environments.

EPC’s outdoor rated 500 kW inverter for distributed generation will enable you to deploy scalable power conversion systems with less effort and in less time. Integrating 1,000 V class battery energy storage systems has never been easier or more compact. With world class power density and an easy to install design, your energy storage site will be up and running in no time.

EPC’s EPIC 500 is designed from the ground up to be both reliable as well as easily deployed. The liquid cooled cabinet includes an integrated AC breaker and DC contactors, enabling simple installation.

With a power rating up to 500 kW the EPIC 500 provides abundant power in a small package and will provide years of reliable service.

Specs at a Glance

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BiDirectional Energy Storage & Microgrid PCS

  • THD <2%
  • Up to 1250 VDC
  • Peak efficiency >98%
  • 50 & 60 Hz operation 
  • Multimode operation:
    • Grid-tie and off-grid
    • Parallel UPS backup
  • Real and reactive power control
  • Flicker-free resynchronization and reconnection of critical loads after grid outages
  • Fully bi-directional
Electrical Specifications
EPIC 500
480 VRMS 600 VRMS
Frequency range 50 - 60 Hz (field settable)
AC voltage range 208 - 480 VRMS 600 VRMS
Continuous output power @ 480 VRMS +/- 500 kVA
AC port configuration 3-wire (3P3W)
Control modes Voltage command (island), PQ, current command, UPS mode
Current harmonics IEEE 1547 compliant, <2% TDD
Continuous AC current +/- 602 ARMS
Peak DC to AC efficiency 98.6%
DC voltage range Up to 1000 VDC Up to 1250 VDC
Environmental Specifications
Ambient temperature (operation) -20°C to +50°C
Ambient temperature (storage) -20°C to +50°C
Humidity 100% maximum
Max elevation 2,000m [6,500 ft]
Cooling Built in liquid to air
Permissible coolant 25-50% EGW or PGW | corrosion inhibitors per ASTM D6210
General Specifications
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) 1225mm x 640mm x 1157mm
Weight 554 kg
Mounting Pedestal / Pad mount
Control interface CAN or Modbus RS485
Control power Integrated
Safety features Overvoltage, overcurrent, thermal trips, adjustable IEEE 1547 trip points
TARE @ Standby ≈75 Watts
Maximum cooling system power ≈500 Watts
Black start capable Yes (24V external source required)
Standards compliance (UL 1741 SA, IEEE 1547, CSA, HECO) pending
Limited warranty 2 year standard | 5 and 10 year available