Batteries add reliability to your solar system, but how much will that peace of mind cost you?
We live in the golden age of battery technology. Thanks to the proliferation of electric vehicles and the resulting push in battery R&D, we’ve come a long way in durability and capacity over the last 15 years. But with all this development, have solar battery prices come down enough to make it worthwhile for most people going solar?
If you’re looking to add some batteries to your solar installation, you’ve got more options than ever before: a host of different lead-acid batteries, several different kinds of lithium batteries, and even nickel iron batteries (a promising, though quite old option which most of us haven’t even heard of yet).Continue reading