As solar energy installation grows, so does the number of people with questions about their many options. At some point, energy storage system shoppers here in Australia find themselves having to decide between AC battery storage or DC battery storage system. These two approaches are more accurately referred to as AC-coupled battery storage and DC-coupled battery storage.
Energy storage technology has been around for decades, but solar batteries used in home solar-plus-storage systems are relatively new to the market. If you’re actively considering battery storage for your own house, we’ve compiled a list of 7 things that will put you well on your way towards making the right decision.
With all the hype and fanfare surrounding the release of the Tesla Powerwall the average energy storage consumer could be forgiven for thinking lithium-ion batteries and Powerwall are the only game in town for solar storage, yes there are other battery manufactures and battery types, one of these is the Zinc–bromine flow battery.
As the Australian solar market continues to grow, innovative solar PV technology aimed at improving efficiency and system longevity is becoming more affordable. In particular, battery energy storage has become financially viable for solar power system owners.
Some common questions about the installation of home and commercial battery energy storage systems.
The Tesla Powerwall V2.0 will soon be on sale and ready for installation in Australian homes and according to the information posted on the Tesla website retailing for around $8,750 plus installation costs.
The energy storage revolution is well and truly underway as the demand for coal fired power continues to fall, renewable energy sources like wind and solar are rapidly increasing in market share.