Why You Should Get the SolarEdge Home Battery?
Most homes only use a fraction of the solar energy they generate. By storing excess solar energy into a home battery enables you to use the solar energy at night or during a power blackout providing you with more energy independence.
The value of solar feed-in rates is plummeting, and newly designed tariffs pave the way with new incentives. Battery storage will replace old thermal power stations and empower people to support the electricity network.
Make A Positive Impact
Most of the energy used in the evening and at night comes from either coal or gas power plants. Make a positive impact on the environment by using more clean energy when it’s needed the most.
Power When You Need It
Keep your home and family safe during a power blackout. By having a SolarEdge Home Battery and Backup Interface, you can keep your entire home running for days during a black-out.
A Smart Home Investment.
Get more from your SolarEdge system by installing a SolarEdge Home Battery.
- The ability to add up to three Home Batteries per SolarEdge inverter
- Power your home using more clean energy with superior 94.5% round-trip efficiency
- Get paid to generate clean energy. Be eligible to join one of Australia’s Virtual Power Plant programs and receive credits for supporting the grid
More Power When You Need It Most.
Thanks to the superior DC-coupled technology you can power everything for a longer period in a blackout.
- The SolarEdge Home Battery and Backup Interface automatically detects grid outages and automatically becomes your homes energy source when the grid goes down
- Run on Solar Panels and Battery Storage during a blackout, giving you maximum power during solar production times and energy at night
- Lessen the load with Weather Guard. The mySolarEdge app has a feature that automatically charges your Home Battery before the storm hits
TradeUp to an Energy Hub for FREE!
TradeUp your old SolarEdge inverter to the new award-winning Energy Hub for FREE!
Simply purchase a new SolarEdge Home Battery with Backup Interface from Energy Partners, and you will receive the latest SolarEdge Energy Hub Inverter for FREE by simply trading in your old SolarEdge Inverter*.
*Conditions apply. Applicable only for single-phase properties with an existing SolarEdge inverter. Visit SolarEdge TradeUp for more information.
SOLAREDGE PREFERRED INSTALLERS
Installing SolarEdge Since 2014.
We’ll work with you to find a solar and battery solution that’s sustainable and innovative but also practical for your home. That’s why hundreds of Brisbane homeowners have already trusted us to complete their solar and battery installation.
- We’re CEC Accredited Installers and Designers
- Energy Partners are SolarEdge Preferred Partners and Installers
- We don’t use high-pressure sales tactics or commission structures, so our sales staff get paid regardless of the system you choose
- We’ve got high standards too, get the installation quality and after-sales support you deserve
Designed For You in Mind.
With a minimalist design, SolarEdge Home Battery suits a variety of home styles.
- Providing peace of mind knowing that you will have a whole house backup
- Designed to keep your lights on and your food cold during a power blackout
- Two mounting options with wall or floor and suitable for indoor or outdoor
- Child and pet-friendly, with no exposed wires and wireless communication between inverter and battery (Energy Net Communication device required)
- Simple plug and play Electric Vehicle charging with a SolarEdge solar system
- Combine up to three Home Batteries together per SolarEdge inverter
- Built-in fire-extinguisher and water-resistant for indoor or outdoor installation to increase safety
SolarEdge Home Battery FAQ’s.
Important key terms and phrases.
A mode of operation for the solar inverter that uses a battery or batteries to provide backup energy in the event of grid failure.
A device that is used to store energy using chemical reactions and has a positive and negative charge. Batteries store energy in DC form, and inverters convert the current to AC for general use. When selecting a battery for a PV system, a number of factors should be considered: (a) battery capacity should meet the household’s demand and the soalr system’s production rate so that energy is not lost (b) the battery’s charging and discharging rate should be fast enough to meet energy needs (c) the battery should be warranted for outdoor and indoor installation.
The total amount of electrical energy a battery can deliver. Because many batteries can be damaged if they are completely discharged, a battery’s capacity is usually higher than its usable capacity. Battery capacity is measured in kilowatt hours (kWh), which shows how much total energy the battery can provide.
This refers to the way in which solar inverters are coupled with a battery. AC coupling converts solar energy to AC before converting it back to DC for battery storage, which results in lost energy and the inverter acting as an energy bottle neck. With DC coupling, the inverter directs energy directly from solar panels to batteries without converting it. DC coupling has multiple advantages, such as higher efficiencies and supporting solar oversizing.
Direct Current (DC)
A type of electrical current that is produced by solar panels and used by batteries to store energy. DC flows in one direction through a conductor.
The capture of energy produced at one time for use at a later time. Households can use batteries to store solar energy generated by solar energy systems during the day for use during the evening. By storing energy, users can increase their energy independence, self-consumption, and the RoI of their solar system.
A way to increase the output of a solar energy system. Oversizing a solar energy system means that solar production has a higher peak capacity than the inverter rating. Simply put, oversizing is a cost-effective way to maximize a solar energy system’s production by increasing the total capacity of the solar panels so that it is higher than the capacity of the inverter. While energy will be lost at peak production, more energy will be harvested throughout the day. Oversizing can also be a good way to increase solar energy production in areas where inverter size is restricted.
Read more key terms and phrases here.
Is it possible to buy the battery individually?
Yes, please contact Energy Partners for a site inspection and to find out more information on how you can benefit from installing a battery.
Will it be possible to use the new SolarEdge Home Battery for backup operation?
Is there an anti-blackout function?
I have a three-phase SolarEdge system with low voltage LG storage. Is it possible to add a Home Battery retrofit system on this type of system?
How many battery life cycles are there?
If one has existing solar and EV, is it possible to insert a Home Battery as a storage solution? Can the entire system then be programmed to operate with the desired priorities?
Will SolarEdge inverters continue to be compatible with other batteries (e.g. LG)?
Can I install 30 kilowatts of solar panels to my home with 3 inverters and 9 Home Batteries?
Yes, this configuration with 3 inverters each with 3 SolarEdge Home Batteries connected is the one that maximizes the potential of our nine Home Batteries solution.
In order to have backup capability do you need the Backup Interface (BUI) as well, not just the Energy Hub?
Will it be possible to implement the SolarEdge Home Network on existing inverters?
Can the Home Battery be installed in the living room?
Is the Home Battery compatible with any VPP (Virtual Power Plant)? In other words, does it have some sort of API integration at the moment?
My understanding was that the Genesis inverter could work with the battery (just without backup). Is this correct?
Yes, the Genesis will connect to the SolarEdge Home Battery although without the option for backup.
Will the Home Battery be supported with backup on the three phase hybrid inverters?
So, for HD-Wave inverters without the integrated StorEdge Interface (SESTI), there is no need to connect any other interface?
If there is an LG Prime or x 3 SolarEdge Home Battery are being installed, then the DC Combiner is required. If one or two of the SolarEdge Home Batteries are being connected, then the use of the DC Combiner is optional.
What distance range do you expect from the wireless communications?
Which current SetApp-based inverters are compatible with the Home Battery?
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