Is it worth getting a solar battery?

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A DC Power Co solar battery with protect you against blackouts, will maximise your use of solar energy and save you money on your bill.

When it comes to considering whether a solar battery is worth it, it’s important to think about what a battery could offer you. Batteries can:

  1. Maximise your use of solar energy
  2. Save you money on your power bill
  3. Protect your home from blackouts 

And the best bit? They do all of this automatically.

So how do they do it? Solar batteries store the energy produced by your solar system to be used at any time of the day or night, whether the sun is shining or not. Batteries can allow solar households to boost their use of solar energy from around 25% to as much as 80%.

This is the key to getting the most out of your solar system – the more solar energy you use at home, the less electricity you’ll have to buy from the grid and the lower your power bill will get. 

However, solar batteries can do more than just maximise your solar usage. They can also protect your home from outages on the electricity grid – imagine being the only house on the street with the fridge running and the lights on during a blackout!

What’s more, a battery will do all of this without you having to control it. 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. 

Should you use all of the energy stored in your battery, your home will seamlessly switch to using electricity from the grid. 


Looking into solar batteries?

The main concern most people have about batteries is their cost.

At DC Power Co, we don’t think solar batteries should break the bank. That’s why we offer the Redback Smart Battery at just $6750 plus installation until 30 April 2021. A reliable brand, compatible with any existing solar system and in-built blackout protection included, all for under $7000.

Plus, affordable green loans are available for the cost of the battery package and installation via our preferred finance provider, Community First Credit Union.

Find out more about the Redback Smart Battery


Don’t have solar panels yet? Our solar and battery package is designed for people adding solar and a battery at the same time. It combines world leading solar panels, an Australian-designed battery system and local, experienced installers. Find out more here. 

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