The SolarEdge value proposition appeals to both homeowners and installers:

  • Fully Integrated Solution: The SolarEdge home battery is one component in an entire home ecosystem of products, with the smart hub inverter at the center of it all. This is SolarEdge’s plan to shift from PV-only to the smart energy home provided through a trusted brand. 

  • Under One Roof: All of SolarEdge’s inverters and battery products and services are under one roof, one number to call, one supply chain, one warranty, one software suite, and total peace of mind that your customers will receive top-tier support.

  • Record-Setting Efficiency: SolarEdge prides itself on record-setting efficiency with its products. Their battery touts a 93.3 percent efficiency rating, along with a 99% inverter efficiency, making SolarEdge a leader in the market for efficiency.

  • Efficient Installations: The home battery also helps installers with faster installation times and avoids main panel upgrades by eliminating the need for generation panels and main panel derates–not to mention service efficiencies through remote monitoring.

  • Industry-Leading Experience: SolarEdge brings experience as an industry leader in the PV market and a battery solution that is seamlessly compatible with the SolarEdge home hub inverter. SolarEdge is the #1 inverter company by revenue, now they’re a top global battery leader as well. SolarEdge has 10 R&D facilities and a brand 2GWh manufacturing facility, showing their commitment to their products.

  • Weather Guard Feature: SolarEdge storage systems can detect severe weather and automatically charge the battery to full capacity to prepare for potential service interruptions.

  • Enhanced Safety Features: SolarEdge batteries have additional safety features including thermal Sensors for battery protection and an automatic reduction to a touch-safe voltage that can be engaged when necessary.

A Comprehensive Guide to Selecting the Right Battery Size for Your Home

Choosing the appropriate battery size for your home is a critical decision that hinges on a multitude of factors. The process entails considering not only your energy consumption but also the size of your residence, the appliances in use, as well as your personal objectives and budget constraints. Below, we delve into the intricacies of each step to guide you through the sizing and design process for your ideal energy storage solution.

Step 1: Determining Energy Needs

The initial and pivotal step in sizing your battery involves a meticulous assessment of your energy needs. This is typically accomplished by calculating the average daily energy usage in kilowatt-hours (kWh) based on the utility bills you’ve collected from the customer. This data provides the foundational understanding necessary for selecting an appropriately sized battery.

Step 2: Identifying Energy Goals

The next critical aspect of battery sizing is to align the system with your specific energy objectives. Depending on your intentions, you may be seeking a battery solution tailored for self-consumption or backup power for your entire home or just a portion of it. Different goals necessitate different battery sizes. For example, the Powur Saver plan for self-consumption generally requires a single 10 kWh battery, while the more extensive Powur House options may demand storage capacities ranging from 20 kWh to 40 kWh.

Step 3: Determining Battery Capacity

Once you have a clear picture of your energy needs and goals, the next step is to determine the appropriate battery capacity. This is where the rubber meets the road. Your battery capacity should be carefully selected to provide a sufficient reservoir of energy to meet your needs. Generally, it is recommended to size your battery to store enough energy for 1-2 days of consumption. The exact quantity will depend on whether your primary objective is self-consumption or backup storage. This pivotal step ensures that you have an adequate buffer to cater to your energy requirements, even during adverse conditions.

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