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Tailored Home battery storage solutions

As renewable energy sources continue to gain popularity, there is an increasing interest among homeowners in optimizing energy usage and reducing reliance on the grid. One solution that offers efficiency and sustainability are home battery storage systems. These systems enable homeowners to store excess energy generated from solar panels therefore, allowing them to tap into the stored energy during peak electricity demand or when it’s most needed.

In this guide, various home battery storage options available in the market today will be explored. Whether you are considering a battery system to enhance energy independence, reduce your carbon footprint, or safeguard against power outages, comprehensive information will be provided. The guide will cover different types of batteries, highlighting their key features, storage capacities, installation requirements, and the benefits they offer.

By gaining an understanding of the advantages and considerations associated with each residential battery storage option, you will be empowered to make an informed decision that aligns with your energy goals and budget. So, let’s embark on this journey to explore the world of residential battery storage and unlock the power of sustainable energy in your home!

Residential Battery Storage

How does it work?

A residential battery system actively provides a storage hub for the excess energy generated by renewable energy sources in a home, such as solar panels. Instead of returning all the excess energy to the grid, homeowners can store the energy for later use with the assistance of a residential battery.

Here’s a simplified explanation of how a residential battery actively operates:

Energy Generation:

Solar panels generate electricity during the day, which can actively power the appliances and electrical devices in a home.

Excess Energy:

If the solar system produces more electricity than the home consumes at that moment, the residential battery actively receives and stores the excess energy.

Battery Charging:

The excess electricity actively charges the battery, involving the movement of electrons within the cells of the battery.

Energy Storage:

The charged battery actively stores the energy until it is needed. It has the capacity to retain the stored energy for hours, days, or even longer.

Powering the Home:

When the electricity demand in the home exceeds the amount generated by the renewable energy system (e.g., during nighttime or periods of high energy usage), the battery actively discharges the stored energy to power the home. This ensures a continuous and reliable energy supply without relying solely on the grid.

Grid Interaction:

In certain cases, the residential battery actively interacts with the grid. It can be programmed to automatically draw electricity from the grid during off-peak hours when electricity prices are lower. Additionally, it can be configured to actively sell excess stored energy back to the grid.

Monitoring and Control:

Residential battery systems commonly integrate monitoring and control features, actively enabling homeowners to track their energy usage, battery charge levels, and actively control the charging or discharging of the battery. Some systems can be seamlessly integrated with smart home technologies. This actively allowes for remote monitoring and control via mobile apps or online platforms.

By actively utilizing a residential battery system, homeowners can optimize energy consumption, actively increase self-sufficiency, and actively reduce reliance on the grid. This solution actively offers flexibility and sustainability, actively promoting efficiency, cost savings, and environmental benefits.

ElectriCare, Inc. Home Battery Storage Options

In order to better serve our customers, we’ve selected and tested a few battery back-up systems and we feel comfortable recommending the following –


TESLA POWERWALL 3 Specifications

Battery Chemistry – Lithium Manganese Cobalt (LNMC)

Usable Capacity – 13.5 kWh per unit, scalable up to 4

Communications – WiFi, Cellular or Ethernet

Maximum Solar Input(STC) – 20 KW

Maximum Continuous Discharge Power – 11.5kW AC

Maximum Continuous Output Current – 48A

Load Start Capability (1 sec.) – 185A LRA

Solar to Home/Grid Efficiency – 97.5%

Inverter Type – String Inverter

User Interface – Tesla Mobile App

Warranty – 10 years

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Tesla Powerwall 3 battery

FranklinWH residential battery

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FRANKLINWH aPower Specifications

Battery Chemistry – Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP)

Usable System – 13.6 kWh per unit, scalability up to 15 units

Energy Aggregate Throughput – 43 MWh

Communications – Ethernet / 4G / Wifi

Nominal AC Voltage – 120V / 240V, 60 Hz

Continuous / Peak Discharge – 5 kW / 10 kW

Power Switch Over Time (grid to micro-grid) – <16 ms

Round Trip Efficiency – 89%

Inverter Topology – Isolated

Noise Emission (optimal) – <30 dB

User Interface – FranklinWH App

Warranty -12 years

ENPHASE ENERGY residential battery options

Enphase 5p Battery Specifications

Battery Chemistry – Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP)

Usable Capacity – 5.0 kWh per unit, scalable

Communications – Wireless 2.4GHz

Nominal AC Voltage – 195 – 253VAC @50Hz

Continuous / Peak Discharge – 3.2kW

Rated Output Current – 13.9kW

Round Trip Efficiency – 90%

Inverter Topology – Micro Inverter

User Interface – Enphase App

Warranty -15 years

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Enphase 5P Battery

LG HOME8 residential battery

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LG HOME8 Specifications

Battery Chemistry – Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP)

Usable System – 15.8 kWh per unit

Communications – Ethernet / Wifi

Nominal AC Voltage – 120V / 240V, 60 Hz

Continuous / Peak Discharge – 7.5 kW

Round Trip Efficiency – 90%

Inverter Topology – Isolated

Noise Emission (optimal) – <47 dB

User Interface – ThinQ

Warranty -10 years