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.

2023 review: the Panasonic EverVolt battery and solar modules

Ana Almerini

August 30, 2023

2023 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.

Solar batteries in Florida: Should residents invest in one?

Jamie Smith

August 28, 2023

Solar batteries in Florida: Should residents invest in one?

Solar batteries in Florida could come in handy during hurricane season, but don’t expect them to save you money on your electricity bill.

Enphase vs. SolarEdge: which is the best choice for your home solar system?

Ben Zientara

May 22, 2023

Enphase vs. SolarEdge: which is the best choice for your home solar system?

Find out whether Enphase or SolarEdge is best for your home solar system.

How many solar batteries do you need in California?

Ben Zientara

March 6, 2023

How many solar batteries do you need in California?

There are many reasons you might want a solar battery in California. Choose the right one for you with this handy guide!

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 Franklin Whole Home battery and Home Power System

Ben Zientara

October 18, 2022

Expert review of the Franklin Whole Home 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?