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Is the Tesla Powerwall Worth It?

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The Tesla Powerwall 2 is a solar battery storage system that is installed with your Sunpro solar panel system to keep your home powered, even through blackouts.

But, is the Tesla Powerwall worth the money? Let’s dive into the reasons why the Tesla Powerwall 2 battery storage system is worth the investment.

Is the Tesla Powerwall Worth It?

For those looking for energy independence, the Tesla Powerwall is a necessary investment.

Plus, to make it more accessible for homeowners, the Powerwall is eligible for the 26% solar tax credit when it’s installed on an existing or new solar system and is charged 100% with solar energy.

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Why You Need a Solar Battery

It’s not possible to go completely off grid without a battery storage system, even when you have solar installed. So if you’re looking for a reliable way to reduce your electricity bills or avoid blackouts, you’ll need a solar battery.

Top 4 Benefits of the Tesla Powerwall Battery

1. Power through the night.

The most widely known benefit of the Tesla Powerwall is to produce all of your electricity without using energy from your local energy company. Sunpro solar panels often generate more electricity than a home can use during the day when the sun is shining. With the Powerwall, you can store that energy to power your home at night or for later use, instead of letting it go to waste.

2. Avoid surging electric prices.

Energy companies often raise their rates at certain times of the year and the cost of energy is constantly rising. With the Tesla Powerwall you can avoid these rates and peak charges. Even when your solar panels are not producing energy your home will still run on stored energy from the Powerwall. Check to see if your utility offers Time-of-Use rates which allows you to use less expensive solar energy you’ve already generated and stored in your Tesla Powerwall battery. Doing this will allow you to avoid electrical charges during more expensive rate periods.

3. Monitor your energy.

Each Powerwall installation includes a complete energy monitoring solution for your home. You can see how your home both produces and uses energy at any given time. Using the Tesla app, you can monitor your home energy system in real time.

4. Protect your home.

The most enticing benefit of the Tesla Powerwall is to protect your home when disaster hits. When your neighborhood gets hit with storms, your Powerwall will keep your home powered. In addition, your Powerwall can communicate with the National Weather Service. When you enable Storm Watch, your Powerwall can prioritize charging in anticipation of severe weather.

How does the Tesla Powerwall work?

  1. Solar begins powering your home in the morning when the sun rises.
  2. Excess solar energy charges your Powerwall.
  3. Powerwall runs your home at night.

Watch to find out more about how the Tesla Powerwall works:

 

tesla powerwallTesla Powerwall Specs

The Tesla Powerwall is designed to be placed wherever you want and is easily mounted on the wall or the ground and can be placed indoors or outdoors.

It consists of a 14kWh lithium battery pack, a liquid thermal control system, an integrated inverter, and software that sends electricity to your home.

Full specs.

Why You Should Get the Tesla Powerwall

If your goal is to be energy-independent, the Tesla Powerwall is what you’re looking for.

Sunpro solar panels paired with the Tesla Powerwall solar battery keep your home pulling far less electricity from the grid. This means less fossil fuels used to generate power and less pollution. The Powerwall doesn’t just help keep your environment green. You’ll be using less or no electricity at all from the grid, which means your monthly energy bill will significantly decrease.

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Tesla Powerwall Installation

The Tesla Powerwall is a smart investment for homeowners looking to get the most out of their solar panels. If you’d like to learn more about the Tesla Powerwall battery storage system or would like to learn more about switching to solar, contact us! Sunpro Solar handles the entire installation process from start to finish, so you can enjoy all the benefits with zero stress.

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