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What Are The Advantages Of Having Solar Batteries?

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Rising energy prices and the turbulent nature of the world’s climate have heightened interest in clean and cheap alternatives that protect household incomes and reduce demand on harmful fossil fuels. An affordable and accessible solution – solar power – has revolutionised the way that homeowners generate and consume electricity and has been further enhanced by the development of solar batteries. An important advance in the domestic solar power sector, these batteries allow users to store the excess energy generated by their photovoltaic (PV) panels for use during periods of low or no sunlight.

In this article, we’ll explore the advantages of solar batteries and the advantages they offer homeowners.

Off-grid Independence

A key advantage of solar batteries is off-grid independence. With a solar battery, homeowners are less reliant on the national power grid as the excess energy generated by their solar panels is stored in the battery. Users can utilise their own supply of renewable energy, reducing their carbon footprint and promoting a sense of self-sufficiency. Solar batteries are the perfect choice for homeowners looking to play their part in building a sustainable lifestyle by harnessing the clean energy produced by the sun.

a worker fitting solar panels powered by a solar battery to show their advantages.

Lower Energy Bills

Pairing solar panels with batteries leads to significant savings on utility bills. Traditional solar panel systems without batteries feed excess energy back into the national grid; with a solar battery, however, homeowners can store excess energy for use later, for example overnight or during poor weather. During times of peak electricity demand or rising prices, homeowners can rely on the stored energy from their battery instead of drawing power from the grid, resulting in substantial savings on energy bills.

Access To Solar Power At Any Time Of Day

Solar power battery installation ensures that homeowners have access to solar power day and night. By storing excess energy during the day, they can power their homes during the hours of darkness or on cloudy days when solar panels generate less energy. Therefore, it doesn’t need to be sunny to enjoy the benefits of solar energy, and a reliable, uninterrupted supply of power is available whatever the conditions outside.

A roof with solar panels to show the advantages of solar batteries.

Low Maintenance

Finally, solar batteries are highly regarded for their low maintenance needs. Once installed, they require minimal attention or adjustments and are designed to be durable and reliable, with long lifespans. After the initial setup, homeowners can enjoy the benefits of stored solar power with little to no maintenance or costs. Make sure, however, that the battery is installed in an accessible place, such as a garage, utility room, or even a wardrobe!

Find Out More

If you wish to take advantage of the benefits of solar power and are looking for a reliable and highly experience solar panel and battery storage specialist in Wales or the South West of England, please contact Orion Technical Services today.

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