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Top Solar Home Battery Brands in Australia

DeThe home solar battery is more popular now because the feed-in tariffs, as well as PV system incentives, are lowering. As a result, batteries connected to PV systems are becoming the best option to lower the electricity bill where the batteries are charged during the day and discharged during the night. Unfortunately, the solar home battery is still too expensive, and some batteries need a safe place for installation because of safety concerns. World’s top solar battery brand products are available in Australia. Below is the top Solar Home Battery in Australia.

Solar home battery prices have come down in the past three years and the trend is expected to continue in the future. Whilst many buyers are early adopters and technology lovers, some are already installing battery systems because of the financial benefits.  According to the latest forecast a steady increase in the installation of battery storage for coming years, both residential and commercial sectors.

When selecting the size of the battery, house owners are considering some factors including electricity price, household size, payback, subsidies, etc. But when considering a brand, people are considering the other factors including warranty, safety, design, physical size, technology, etc.

Regen power is a leading solar system installer and Tesla certified installer in Australia. We installed 35,000 solar systems in Australia so far. As per our experience in the solar industry, below are some popular Top Solar Home Battery in Australia

  1. Tesla Powerwall 2

Warranty: Unlimited charging cycles for up to 10 years
Monitoring: Tesla Mobile App for monitoring
Safety: Powerwall is designed and manufactured to meet or exceed the most stringent industry safety standards of the USA (UL 1642, UL 1973, UL 9540, UL 1741)
Physical size: 1150 mm x 755 mm x 155 mm. Weight: 122KG
Storage Capacity: 13.5kWh energy storage capacity

The Tesla Powerwall 2 is a rechargeable lithium-ion battery storage system, primarily designed to be used with a solar PV system. Tesla Powerwall 2 is the world’s most advanced home backup battery. Elegant design and technical specifications are the main attraction of the Tesla Battery.

  1. Huawei LUNA2000

Warranty: 10 Years manufacturer’s warranty
Monitoring: Monitoring system available
Safety: AI-powered short circuit diagnosis, temperature control (CE, RCM, CEC, VDE2510-50, IEC62619, IEC 60730, UN38.3)
Physical size: 10kWh comes with 670 X 960 X 150mm (Wight 113.8 kg)

LUNA2000, the flagship product of Huawei. Huawei residential energy storage system (ESS) launched in 2020. After a very successful launch, it clearly stands out from the crowd with one-of-a-kind smart string architecture. It has an Inbuilt energy optimizer, It will protect from the risks of overcharging, deep discharge, and overheating. Luna2000 has a module-level monitoring system, this will help you with immediate fault detections and alerts.

Huawei Luna2000 has an awesome design, it has been awarded many international design awards. Safety is one of the primary focuses of this battery. It has AI-powered internal cell short circuit diagnosis, cell-level temperature control to detect overheating, and optimizer-enabled 0V rapid shutdown for safer installation and maintenance. This battery has an internal heating system for protection from extremely cold climates.

The main advantages of LUNA2000 are awesome design, compact size, and easy installation. High energy efficiency and safety. LUNA2000 coming in 3 sizes 5kWh (LUNA2000-5-S0), 10kWh (LUNA2000-10-S0), 15kWh (LUNA2000-15-S0). Designed as battery module packs, these module packs can assemble together and power control modules placed on the top. 5kW has a 1 battery module, 10kWh has 2 modules, and 15kWh has 3 modules. You can install as wall-mounted as well as a floor stand.

  1. LG Chem

Warranty: 10 Years Warranty
Monitoring: Smart Energy Management and Remote Monitoring
Safety: UL1973 / CE / RCM / TUV (IEC 62619) certifications
Physical size: 35.7” H x 29.3” W x 8.1” D

LG Chem offers some of the best lithium-ion solar home batteries. LG Chem is a sister company of LG Electronics.

New LG Chem RESU Prime storage applications will come in two versions, LG Chem RESU10H Prime and LG Chem RESU16H Prime. As the names suggest, there is a capacity of 9.6 kWh and 16 kWh respectively. The power is at 5 kW and at its peak 7 kW for the smaller version and at 7 kW and 11 kW at the peak for the larger one.

A system can be connected in parallel for more capacity but unfortunately, it cannot be mixed, 10H should be connected with 10H only and 16H with 16H accordingly. LG Chem’s warranty promises that its RESU batteries will maintain at least 60% of their initial rated energy storage capacity after 10 years OR before the battery has been used to provide 22.4 megawatt-hours (MWh) of electricity.

  1. BYD

Warranty: 10 Years Warranty
Monitoring: Real-time monitoring through Mobile App (Voltage, temperature, charging, discharging status, etc.)
Safety: LiFePO4 chemistry battery which has been widely known as one of the safest battery technologies

BYD is one of the largest lithium-ion battery manufacturers in the world. The company was founded in china in 1995 and started manufacturing batteries in 2003. BYD Battery-Box Premium HVS is one of the leading brands in Australia. BYD Batteries come in different versions for both 48V (LV) and high voltage (HV) storage systems.

The BYD Battery-Box Premium LVS is a modular lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery pack. It comes with battery module packs. Between 1 and 6 battery modules can be used in a single stack to give 4.0 to 24.0 kWh usable capacity.

The Battery-Box Premium HVS is a battery module that has higher storage capacities than the previous model. The further development of cellular technology has reduced the system weight by almost 30%. The construction depth was also reduced by 8 cm. This means that less floor space is required. At the same time, the new devices have a leaner look. One of the highlights is, new storage systems have “protection class IP55”. This enables use outside as well.

  1. Alpha Ess

Warranty: 5 Years warranty.
Monitoring: Integrated monitoring system to monitor System voltage, current, cell voltage, cell temperature, PCBA temperature
Safety: AI-powered short circuit diagnosis, temperature control

AlphaESS is a Chinese manufacturer of energy storage systems focused on residential and commercial markets around the world. The company is manufacturing 3 types of solar energy batteries, i.e., single phase 3 kW, 5 kW, and three-phase 10 kW. System capacity can easily expandable by adding additional battery packs. Apart from the residential solar batteries, the company also manufactures 30kW to 300kW commercial batteries also.

  1. SENEC

Warranty: 10-year manufacturer‘s warranty. 20 year extended warranty purchasable
Monitoring: Three-tier remote monitoring. Free via app for Android and iOS or via PC/laptop
Safety: Deep discharge protection, over-temperature protection, over-voltage protection

Senec is a German company which is manufacturing energy backup, EV recharging, cloud technology, etc. SENEC Home V3 battery designing, manufacturing and assembling are happening in Germany. The SENEC Home V3 battery has two size options, 4.5kWh or 9kWH. If you install a 4.5kWh system initially, you can increase this to a 9kWh at a later date by simply adding a second battery module into the existing case.

  1. Soltaro

Warranty: 10 Years warranty or 10,000 charging cycles
Monitoring: Remote and local monitoring are available
Safety: The company uses Lithium Iron Phosphate

Soltaro is Australian-based battery manufacturer with a manufacturing facility in China. The company produces 2 types of home solar batteries, that is, 5kWh and 10kWh. These batteries can be expandable up to 30kWh.

Contact a Professional Installer

Hiring a professional solar or battery installer is smart when it concerns the safety of your family and property. Hiring a professional installer avoids this risk, saving your time with quick installation, troubleshoot in case of any issue in the system.

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