Batteries

If you have already invested in solar panels for your home it makes sense to store excess energy in a solar battery for use when the sun isn’t shining. Not only does this make use of Queensland’s plentiful sunshine, but it is a cost-effective way of producing green power as it reduces your reliance on the electricity grid.

Investing in solar batteries for home is a sensible idea for residents in Southeast Queensland who can be impacted by blackouts during weather events.

The size of your solar battery will determine the cost. Common solar battery sizes are 5kWh, 10kWh and 15kWh, with the power rating identifying the amount of power delivered and stored by the battery.

Like most green power sources, there are new and exciting developments in solar batteries occurring. New technologies, more options and better performance means now is the ideal time to invest in solar batteries for your home.

Solar batteries that store excess energy created by your residential solar system are safe when are correctly installed and maintained according to manufacturer’s directions.

As solar panels and batteries are part of your home, Choice advises increasing your home insurance to cover the replacement cost of your residential solar system.

Solar Batteries and Direct’s knowledgeable staff will help you find the best size solar battery for your needs depending on your power consumption, solar panel system and budget.