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Solar Battery Services

Home Batteries Are the Future of Solar

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Solar Battery Services From A Top Solar Company

If you are looking for more information regarding home solar batteries, Solar Negotiators is dedicated to ensuring that you are well informed about the changes in the industry regarding NEM 3.0, and what that means for solar and home solar battery systems moving forward.

Solar Battery Services

We offer solar battery installation, maintenance, and consultation to homeowners looking to save on electricity costs, be independent from the grid, and protect their home from power outages. We provide warranty to all of our clients who’ve installed solar with us. Our professionalism and industry knowledge is top quality in the industry, and some of the brightest in the solar industry are members of the Solar Negotiators team.

Solar Battery Installation

Solar battery installation involves a lot of careful planning and information gathering. Selecting the right amount of solar batteries and their sizes will ensure your home’s energy needs are met.

We work with you every step of the way to ensure the installation is professional and delivers on your expectations.

Solar Battery Maintenance

With solar battery data by Solar Data Pros, you can see your own energy usage and where the optimal points are when your solar energy is being used or stored. You’ll be able to see the difference based on kW, True-Up before and after, with a lot of other information. 

We understand that choosing a solar company can be a daunting task, which is why we prioritize transparency and honesty in all of our business dealings. 

Solar Battery Quote

Solar battery quotes will depend on many different factors including your address, current power usage, size of home, and your energy goals. Most homeowners will benefit from a medium-sized solar battery at 6.9 kW solar system size. 

By choosing our solar battery installation service, you can enjoy the benefits of clean and renewable energy, while also saving money on your energy bills. 

Why Solar Batteries?

Under California’s new net-metering rules, 100% solar production offset no longer helps the homeowner achieve energy savings. As the export rates being reduced by 70% by NEM 3.0, having just solar panels will not be enough for homeowners.

Solar batteries allow homeowners to store solar produced energy and access that energy when it is best to do so. With a solar battery, you’ll be able to offset your electricity costs when its peak demand for electricity.

You won’t have to fully rely on electric companies all the time and can sustain off your own energy storage depending on what size solar battery systems you get.

Solar Battery Options

Sonnen

The sonnenCore+ is a smart energy storage system that comes in 10 kWh and 20 kWh options. It is designed to manage home energy usage efficiently, store excess solar power for use at night, and provide reliable emergency backup power during grid outages. Sonnen brings intelligent energy management software generally seen as the smart battery of the future. Solar Negotiators is an exclusive partner with Sonnen and batteries are only obtainable through select partners. 

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Enphase

The Enphase IQ Batteries are designed with a NEMA 3R rating, ensuring they can withstand harsh weather conditions such as rain, sleet, snow, and ice. Additionally, they are the first micro inverter-based storage system to meet the performance criteria of the UL 9540 — a test for thermal runaway fire propagation protection in residential indoor wall-mounted systems.

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Enphase

The Enphase IQ Batteries are designed with a NEMA 3R rating, ensuring they can withstand harsh weather conditions such as rain, sleet, snow, and ice. Additionally, they are the first micro inverter-based storage system to meet the performance criteria of the UL 9540 — a test for thermal runaway fire propagation protection in residential indoor wall-mounted systems.

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SolarEdge

 The combination of power optimizers and the SolarEdge Home Hub Inverter delivers high efficiency, resulting in more power generation and increased savings. This battery provides up to 30% more power than other batteries, allowing for the backup of more switches, sockets, and heavy appliances during a power outage.

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QCell

With the Q.HOME CORE H3S/H7S energy storage solution, you can enjoy flexible storage capacity ranging from 10 kWh to 20 kWh. Its modular design ensures effortless and swift installation. Should a grid outage occur, the system can utilize the full power rating of the inverter to back up your selected home loads completely.

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QCell

With the Q.HOME CORE H3S/H7S energy storage solution, you can enjoy flexible storage capacity ranging from 10 kWh to 20 kWh. Its modular design ensures effortless and swift installation. Should a grid outage occur, the system can utilize the full power rating of the inverter to back up your selected home loads completely.

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SimpliPhi

SimpliPhi Power presents AccESS™, a seamlessly integrated and pre-programmed energy storage and management solution. Utilizing PHI 3.8-M™ batteries and the reliable Sol-Ark inverter, this system offers a total capacity of 15.2-19 kWh. Enjoy uninterrupted power supply and reduced utility bills, providing homeowners with the ultimate peace of mind.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A solar battery should last anywhere from 10 years to 25 years. Most home solar batteries sold today are made from lithium-ion. This type of battery is excellent for storing energy and delivering more power to the home than other options on the market. 

Most manufacturer warranties on solar batteries start at 10 years. That is a considerable length of time for you to be able to capitalize on saving on energy costs.

The cost of a solar battery will vary depending on the size, type, capacity, brand, and quantity of batteries you are planning to get. Typical batteries can cost anywhere between $8,000 to $20,000. Our battery programs are specific to the homeowner’s energy needs and their goals, so prices will vary.

A solar battery can help you save money on your electricity bill by allowing you to store excess solar energy and draw power from it during a time of day when electricity rates are higher. A solar battery can also provide backup power in the event of a power outage.

By assessing a solar batteries’ worth from an investment standpoint, you’d need to factor in many different things. Our sales team will start by asking what your goal is with purchasing a battery storage system. When discussing battery backup options, energy savings, and reliable power during blackouts are usually top of mind for homeowners. Another consideration when combining storage with solar power is calculating the annual energy consumption offset.

In general, a solar battery can be used to power your entire home, but it may not be able to do so for an extended period of time, especially if you have high energy needs. We do offer power plan packages to homeowners who’d like to sustain sufficiently off the power grid, but that typically comes at higher costs to homeowners who are looking for an extra peace of mind at home. 

A solar battery’s capacity is measured in kilowatt-hours (kWh), and the amount of energy it can provide will depend on the battery’s size and the amount of sunlight available to recharge it. If you have a large solar battery and a low energy usage, it’s possible that the battery could power your entire home. 

The most common appliances that can operate on standard solar batteries will be your essentials such as refrigerators, internet modem, garage door, lights. They all fall under the basic battery protective loads.  

No, you do not necessarily need to have solar panels installed to use a battery storage system. However, solar panels are the most common way to charge a solar battery with renewable energy.

A solar battery then stores the excess electricity generated by the solar panels and converts it back into alternating current (AC) electricity when needed. This allows you to use the stored solar energy during times when the sun is not shining or when electricity rates are higher.

Choosing the right size and capacity for a solar battery depends on several factors: Energy usage habits, the size of your home, and the amount of sunlight available in your area. Here are some steps you can take to determine the right size and capacity for your solar battery:

  1. Determine your energy needs: Look at your electricity bills over the past year and determine your average daily energy usage. This will give you an idea of how much energy your solar battery will need to store.

  2. Consider your energy goals: Do you want to use your solar battery as a way to save money on your energy costs,, or do you want it to power your entire home during an outage? Your energy goals will help determine the size and capacity of your solar battery.

  3. Calculate your battery capacity: Our solar experts can help calculate the battery capacity you need in kilowatt-hours by asking about your energy goals and factoring in your current annual electricity consumption.

  4. Consider the battery’s discharge rate: The discharge rate refers to the amount of energy a battery can provide at any given time. If you have high energy needs, you may need a battery with a high discharge rate to ensure that it can power all of your appliances.

Just like any piece of equipment, regular upkeep is necessary to maintain optimal performance. Our technicians help keep the battery terminals clean by wiping the area of dirty and dust buildup, which can interfere with the unit’s performance. 

Our team of monitors will regularly check on your battery’s performance to identify any signs of degradation or malfunction. This includes checking the voltage and the battery’s overall health. 

With our exclusive Know True-Up software, you’ll be able to stay up to date as you get to see your own solar battery energy performance and you’ll be notified if your energy storage and usage levels are lower than what it should be. Another option for you, is to ensure your solar panels get properly maintained and cleaned regularly, so you can be sure that your solar is working most efficiently. 

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Why Us?

Our clients RAVE about us and love our professionalism as well as our in-depth knowledge in solar. We have some of the brightest people in the industry working at Solar Negotiators. You can be rest assured of a welcoming client experience and our team of experts will walk you through the whole process front and back, and answer any questions you may have.

We want to help you at every step of the way so you can make a great investment in your home for many years to come.

We offer lifetime warranties on all of our solar panels. As your dedicated lifetime energy success partner, you can rely on us for all things solar including installation, maintenance, protection plans, and consultation on your unique needs and energy goals.

What To Expect After Contacting Us

One of our solar energy consultants will reach out and make a customized recommendation for you based on your power usage and property information. We review your solar quote in-person or virtually to address any questions or concerns you may have.

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What Our Customers Say

“Throughout the process, I got updates from the team, very professional and polite people; my installation was done in 2 days, and everything went perfectly; I highly recommend Solar Negotiators; they offer the best service, monitoring, and warranty! If you’re thinking about solar, give them a call, you won’t be disappointed!”

Morgan Byrd
Kingsburg, CA

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