Solar batteries

What is a solar charge controller and why are they important?

Ana Almerini

March 25, 2021

What is a solar charge controller and why are they important?

Solar charge controllers manage the electricity that travels from solar panels to a battery storage system. They ensure efficiency and prevent overcharging.

2021 review: the Panasonic EverVolt battery and solar modules

Ana Almerini

March 9, 2021

2021 review: the Panasonic EverVolt battery and solar modules

Panasonic has released EverVolt solar panel modules that will work in conjunction with the EverVolt battery. Pair them together for energy independence.

Top 4 benefits of solar batteries in 2021

Catherine Lane

February 2, 2021

Top 4 benefits of solar batteries in 2021

Discover the 4 biggest benefits of pairing your solar panels with solar batteries, including lower electricity bills, backup power, energy independence, and a reduced carbon footprint.

The best uses for nickel cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries

Dan Hahn

January 7, 2021

The best uses for nickel cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries

Are Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries the best fit for home solar? We answer this question while explaining this type of battery’s applications and how it works.

Net metering vs. solar battery storage - which makes the most financial sense?

Ana Almerini

December 18, 2020

Net metering vs. solar battery storage - which makes the most financial sense?

What saves you more money, net metering or solar batteries? It depends on which net metering option your state provides. Find out what will save you the most.

Complete review of the sonnenCore battery

Catherine Lane

December 16, 2020

Complete review of the sonnenCore battery

Should you choose the sonnenCore battery over the Tesla Powerwall? We review everything you need to know about the sonnenCore battery, including cost, technical specifications, and if it's worth it.

Should you choose a lead acid battery for solar storage?

Ben Zientara

November 27, 2020

Should you choose a lead acid battery for solar storage?

Are lead acid batteries right for you? They may be an old technology, but the design still works well. Deep cycle lead acid batteries are a great way to store solar energy.

New affordable sonnenCore battery gives Tesla a run for its money

Catherine Lane

November 24, 2020

New affordable sonnenCore battery gives Tesla a run for its money

The new - and affordable - sonnenCore battery looks like it will be a main competitor to the Tesla Powerwall. While substantially cheaper than other sonnen batteries, it doesn't skimp on impressive features.

Ranked: 5 best solar generators that will keep your lights on

Catherine Lane

November 14, 2020

Ranked: 5 best solar generators that will keep your lights on

Ranking the top 5 most popular solar generators on the market, including their costs, key features, dependability, and more.

What are the different types of solar batteries?

Catherine Lane

October 17, 2020

What are the different types of solar batteries?

Explaining the different types of solar batteries, including lead acid, lithium ion, nickel cadmium, and flow, including which are the most cost effective and have the longest lifespan.

The LG Chem Battery: is it right for your home?

Ben Zientara

October 10, 2020

The LG Chem Battery: is it right for your home?

When it comes to lithium ion home solar batteries, the LG Chem battery is one of the best. Here’s a full review of the benefits, cost, and incentives available.

sonnen batteries: everything you need to know

Catherine Lane

October 3, 2020

sonnen batteries: everything you need to know

Everything you need to know about sonnen batteries, including their technical specifications, pros and cons, and how much they cost.