One of the main limitations of a rooftop solar system is that you can only benefit from your solar power during the hours when the sun is shining. When there is no sun, there is no free energy, and you rely on buying electricity from the grid.
To overcome these limitations and to further reduce your reliance on your energy retailer, you can add battery storage to your existing solar inverter with an AC coupled battery solution.
Designed to work with most existing solar inverters, an AC coupled battery solution is the easiest way to add battery storage to your home’s existing solar system. This allows you to use more of your own, self-generated energy that your solar panels have produced and stored within your battery, which in turn reduces the need to buy electricity in peak periods, saving you even more on your power bills.
Another advantage of home battery storage is that it can provide you and your family protection in a power outage by enabling you to power essential appliances in your home with your stored battery power in the case of a blackout*.
For more information on AC coupled battery storage, check out Redback’s Smart Battery Series, which offers 3 convenient battery storage sizes so you can find the perfect fit for your home.
If you are unsure whether battery storage is right for you, you can start with rooftop solar and and inverter and add an AC coupled battery system at a later date.