How does a solar battery work?

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How does a battery work - DC Power Co

Solar batteries store the electricity produced by your solar system to be used at any time of the day or night, whether the sun’s shining or not. This means you can maximise the amount of solar power you’re using and buy less electricity from your power company.


How does it work?

You can get a battery installed at the same time as your solar panels or, if you’ve already got panels on your roof, you can add a battery to your existing system.

Just like panels, there’s an grid approval application process to get the battery installed, but once it’s in, you don’t need to do anything. The battery just works!

At its simplest, when the sun’s up, your solar system will automatically charge your battery. When the sun goes down and your solar panels stop producing electricity, your battery will automatically kick in and start powering your home.

And if you use all the electricity stored in your battery, your home will automatically start pulling energy from the electricity grid. So there’s no need to worry, the lights won’t go out! 



Ready to add a solar battery to your solar system?

The DC Power Co Solar Battery Package is our powerful yet simple and affordable battery package that’s compatible with any existing solar system. Starting at just $6750 plus installation, it’s a modular battery package that comes with great warranties and blackout protection included at no extra cost.

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Ready to get a solar panels and a battery?

Designed specifically for households adding solar panels and a battery at the same time, the DC Power Co solar and battery package brings world-leading, tier 1 solar panels together with an Australian-designed battery solution in one streamlined, cost-effective package. With financing options available, you can start saving with your solar and battery system now, and pay it off over time.

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