Lifos launch Fort PV at the Executive Hire Show 2023

LIFOS Launch – February 2023

LIFOS launches an innovative solar PV battery storage system to help the hire and construction industries transition to a diesel-free and low-carbon future.

LIFOS Fort is a new hybrid and renewable energy system set to significantly reduce the cost, and emissions of using a diesel generator on site. It also means that when working in residential or urban areas, noise is massively reduced due to less diesel generator time. The new product launches at the Exec Hire Show 2023 this February, demonstrating a new era in sustainable long-life solar PV battery storage.

The Fort is the latest product range and the most advanced all-in-one solar battery storage system. With three models launching at the show 12kWh, 23kWh and 35kWh and further options being released during the year the Fort is one of the most versatile ranges available.

It comes packed with 18 solar panels delivering 3.4kw of green power, which can be quickly deployed either by using the fitted solar panel kick stand or the optional container roof mounting kit. The kit makes it ideal for use on site and it can be fixed onto the roof of a welfare unit. The unique design allows for easy transportation and use on all sites.

The Fort comes with a market leading 5-year warranty. All Fort customers have the option to join the LIFOS 7-Year-Switch programme, allowing customers at the end of year 7, to upgrade critical components so the battery is operating like new, extending the life expectancy of the asset to 15 years and beyond. An outstanding return on investment all backed up by the LIFOS Tech Support Team.

In addition, LIFOS has designed the LiQ Battery Management software to remotely control, monitor and report data from the Fort. It will provide information on diesel usage, CO2 savings and solar power generation for easier ESG reporting.

Adrian Williams, CEO of LIFOS, says: “We are very excited about the potential of these new products. The environmental and operational benefits, and the 5-year warranty have great appeal but I think the biggest interest from the industry will be focused on the financial upsides and lifetime cost savings associated with new Fort range. “A major component of this is our new-life, battery cell replacement programme. It will enable hire companies to re-think how they price and finance our products. It will mean a faster deployment of batteries across the industry, helping to reduce diesel usage, reduce carbon and reduce costs.”

LIFOS was established in 2021 by founder and CEO Adrian Williams who has been designing batteries and storage solutions since 2005 for a variety of applications, including off-grid energy requirements, the marine and caravan industry and domestic energy storage for homes and small businesses.