Why a battery backup?
Why a Battery Backup?
Battery backups are crucial to the efficacy of any home’s solar power setup. Without a battery backup, you are still tied to the electrical grid of the city, and reliant on them for your power. You may think that having solar panels is enough, but it isn’t. If the grid goes down, so does your system. The energy gathered from the sun’s rays power your house, but if you don’t have a battery backup then all of the excess travels back into the power grid. If the grid goes down, that excess power has nowhere to go and so your power will be out as soon as the sun goes down. Sooner, really, because most houses use power faster than the sun supplies. If you have a battery backup, however, all excess energy is transferred from your system into the backup. That way all the power you collect from the sun is accessible to you, and doesn’t go to waste.
A Battery backup is a simple thing to add when we install solar on your home, and if you already have solar we can tie it into your existing system. We have a few options ranging in price and capacity so we can best meet your individual needs. Contact us now for your free consultation.