Discussion about the relevance and usefulness of home batteries is not a new phenomenon. However, due to the multiple types available in the market, the prospective buyer is prone to be thrown into a state of dissonance or confusion about the right choice to make. This article will bail you out of this by identifying some of the great options in the market so you can make your decision based on informed advice.
- Tesla Powerwall: The name Tesla is not unknown when it comes to modern technology so it is no surprise that their product is sitting atop this list. This backup battery is fitted with bells and whistles which simplifies the process of switching to the backup battery. It is recommended that this device be used with a solar panel. The dimension of the device is 45.3″ x 29.6″ x 5.75″ and it comes with a weight of about 114kg.
- LG RESU10H: This device has an energy output of 9.8kWh 400VDC with a voltage range of 430-550 Volts. The dimension is 29.30 x 35.70 x 8.10 inches and it weighs 220.00 lbs. It can be wall-mounted or placed in a floor-standing posture.
- Sonnen Eco: is a German-based product with a storage capacity that can range from 5 kWh – 15 kWh. It is reportedly expandable in steps of 2.5 kWh with an eco output placed at 2.5 – 3.3 kW and also comes with a 10-year warranty.
- Panasonic 11.4 kWh EverVolt: This is a modern battery device that is equipped with net metering, charge/discharger capacities. It comes with a range of other impressive specifications such as 4.8 kW continuous battery output power, 5.5 kW maximum continuous power and 6 hours of backup capability. It can be paired with a solar panel or may be connected to a generator.
- Pika Energy Harbor: is a smart lithium-ion battery device that comes with a capacity of 10.1kWh up to Harbor 6 20.3kWh and up to 10kW of instantaneous power. The recommended room operating temperature is 54-86°F. The device comes with a 10-year warranty.
Please note that the prices of the batteries enumerated above vary. The average price of a home battery can range from $2,000 – $20,000. Hence it is recommended that you make further research on them so you can know their prices and the one that best fits your budget and purpose.