Solar batteries

All of our solar battery resources in one place. Find everything from how solar batteries work, how much they cost, brand reviews, and even what energy storage incentives are available.

Should you buy a SimpliPhi battery for your home?

Ben Zientara

January 17, 2023

Should you buy a SimpliPhi battery for your home?

SimpliPhi makes lithium ferro phosphate batteries for all kinds of uses. Here’s an expert review of the company’s products, including the latest SimpliPhi ESS.

How long do solar batteries last?

Catherine Lane

December 22, 2022

How long do solar batteries last?

Solar batteries typically last between 10 and 15 years, but their lifespan is impacted by the type of battery, how you use it, and environmental conditions.

National Grid ConnectedSolutions program - save money with a solar battery

Ben Zientara

November 29, 2022

National Grid ConnectedSolutions program - save money with a solar battery

Guide to ConnectSolutions for National Grid customers. Save money every year by enrolling smart thermostats, electric cars, and solar batteries in the program.

Q.HOME CORE expert review: all about Qcell’s new energy storage system

Catherine Lane

November 17, 2022

Q.HOME CORE expert review: all about Qcell’s new energy storage system

A breakdown of Qcells’ new energy storage system that includes a modular battery, inverter, and energy management hub.

Expert review of the FranklinWH battery and Home Power System

Ben Zientara

October 18, 2022

Expert review of the FranklinWH battery and Home Power System

The FranklinWH Home Power System (FHP) is a new whole-home solar backup battery system that could be the most complete solution on the market.

Complete review of Canadian Solar’s EP Cube battery

Catherine Lane

October 17, 2022

Complete review of Canadian Solar’s EP Cube battery

An expert review of Canadian Solar’s EP Cube battery, breaking down its performance specs, warranty, and if it’s worth buying for your home.

Review of Northern Electric Power products: microinverters, gateways, and rapid shutdown

Catherine Lane

September 27, 2022

Review of Northern Electric Power products: microinverters, gateways, and rapid shutdown

A review of Northern Electric Power’s products including microinverters, gateways, and rapid shutdown devices.

Does energy storage qualify for the federal tax credit?

Catherine Lane

September 13, 2022

Does energy storage qualify for the federal tax credit?

Battery installations qualify for the 30% federal tax credit - how much can it save you?

Rocky Mountain Power’s Wattsmart battery program: what you need to know

Catherine Lane

September 9, 2022

Rocky Mountain Power’s Wattsmart battery program: what you need to know

Learn more about Rocky Mountain Power's Wattsmart battery program and whether it's right for you.

Bluetti solar generator expert review: choose the right one for you

Ben Zientara

September 1, 2022

Bluetti solar generator expert review: choose the right one for you

Bluetti primarily makes portable solar generators, battery backup systems, and foldable solar panels. Check out our expert review today.

Guide to deep cycle batteries from RVs to solar

Ben Zientara

August 17, 2022

Guide to deep cycle batteries from RVs to solar

There are several different types of deep cycle batteries, each with different functions. Learn which one is right for you today.

Duracell Power Center expert review: Will this be the battery you buy?

Ben Zientara

June 27, 2022

Duracell Power Center expert review: Will this be the battery you buy?

Battery giant Duracell released the Duracell Power Center home battery. Is it worth buying?