These days, when most of us are going to make a big purchase, the first thing we all do is go online and research prices. If you’re thinking about adding batteries to your solar installation, you’ve probably already done this.
However, for energy storage at least, that initial purchase price is only half the story. You also need to take into account your solar batteries’ lifespan. After all, if you found a a giant solar battery for $100, but it only lasts 6 months – is it really a good deal?
How long your batteries last, how far you can discharge them, and how to keep them running optimally are all factors to consider before making any decision. If it sounds like a lot, don’t panic! Let’s dive in to all of it now.Continue reading