Tesla Powerwall 2 From Solaray
With twice the capacity of its predecessor, the Powerwall 2 is set to completely revolutionise the way Australian households use, store and manage their power. It is with great excitement that we announce that the Tesla Powerwall 2 is now available for order from Solaray Energy. Powerwall 2 is a home battery that stores excess solar electricity to be used in the evening. It can also draw power from the grid when power prices are low.
Compact, stackable and with a built-in inverter, Powerwall 2 enables solar households to further reduce their power bill and maximise self-consumption of solar power. In fact, with a capacity of 13.5 kWh a typical family home will be able to run all evening on stored solar power.
Powerwall 2 comes in 2 different models:
- AC-Coupled Powerwall 2 without backup for any existing solar system including Enphase, SMA, Fronius and ABB inverters (Approx. $11,000-$12,000 fully installed).
- AC-Coupled Powerwall 2 with backup (add approx. $1000). This is a different model to the AC-coupled Powerwall 2 so you can’t update to backup after installation. Again, this battery is compatible with any existing solar system. The backup function allows for 1 full cycle after the grid goes down.
The solar & storage experts here at Solaray can help you design the right solar storage system for your home. Please contact us today for more information and personalised pricing.
How Powerwall 2 Works
Tesla Powerwall 2 is an all-in-one solution that uses an internal inverter to convert DC energy to the AC energy required for your home, lowering cost and complexity. The liquid thermal control system regulates Powerwall’s internal temperature to maximize battery performance in any climate.
Powerwall 2 will be the most affordable home battery in terms of cost per kWh and will economically meet the daily energy needs of most homes.
With a capacity of 13.5 kWh, Powerwall 2 has sufficient capacity to power most households through the evening hours. Tesla Energy provide a 10 year workmanship warranty and like all warranties serviced by Solaray, we offer full support and free full-replacement service as a part of our Platinum Service Package. This extra support is what sets Solaray apart and why thousands of households across Australia have trusted Solaray for their solar and storage installations.
Deciding to buy Tesla Powerwall 2 from Solaray is a vote for a clean future. You are directly helping to grow Australia’s renewable energy industry in a country that is still dominated by coal and gas. As one of Australia’s leading independent solar installers, by choosing Solaray you are also helping to support Australian business as we take up the fight to develop our renewable energy industry.
The Solaray Team will give you the information you need to make an informed decision and ensure that solar storage will be the right fit for your home. When you decide to proceed with an installation, we only use accredited CEC installers and we pride ourselves on our industry leading installation standards and our comprehensive support package that includes free support and a full-replacement warranty service at no cost to our customers.
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Solaray are offering Tesla Powerwall 2 as a retrofit for existing solar systems as well as complete solar + storage packages. With a ground breaking capacity of 13.5 kWh, Powerwall 2 will enable new & existing customers to further reduce their power bills and maximise self consumption of solar power.
Online System Monitoring
Just in time for the release of Powerwall 2, Tesla Energy has also launched an updated version of the My Tesla web site & mobile app featuring solar system monitoring and Powerwall 2 integration.
Tesla’s iOS and Android apps are being updated to give owners of the Powerwall 2 home energy storage product access to information about their in-home electricity usage.
App users will be able to monitor real-time data from solar power generation through a new Power Flow screen, which provides an overview of household energy storage and consumption by connected Tesla Energy products. Checking the system’s status will also be possible from the same app.
Powerwall 2 Specs
|Mounting||Floor or wall mounted|
|Technology||Rechargeable lithium ion battery with liquid thermal control|
|Model||13.5 kWh for daily cycle applications|
|Power||7kW peak / 5kW continuous|
|Depth of Discharge||100%|
|Dimensions||(1150mm x 755mm x 155mm). 120 kg|
|Operating Temperature||-20°C to 50°C|
|Compatibility||Solar self-consumption. Time of use load shifting. Backup. Off grid.|
|Enclosure||Rated for indoor and outdoor installation.|
|Installation||Requires installation by a trained eclectrician.|
|Certification||Nationally accredited certifications to safety electrical and environmental legislation. UL and IEC certified. Grid code compliant.|