Why Add a Battery? Benefits

Solar panels are only half of the equation when it comes to energy independence. Adding a solar battery backup enables you to store your excess solar energy and power your home during the times your solar panels cannot, such as overnight or during power outages.

See below to learn more about home solar battery storage basics.

  • How SunSafe® Solar + Battery Storage Works




    Solar batteries are a great way to get the most out of your home solar system. A battery combined with a home solar system allows you to power your home around-the-clock with renewable solar energy, even when the sun is down. That means you’ll be able to draw energy from your solar storage battery at night or on cloudy days when the sun’s not shining and during grid outages. Keep the lights on, protect your family, and secure your home office during blackouts with Sunnova SunSafe®

      For more information on how long a solar battery will last visit Battery Duration
  • How Solar Panels Plus A Battery Backup Protect You From Peak Energy Rates



    Time of use rates are when your utility charges a higher or lower price, depending on when you use electricity from the grid. Did you know that if your utility has time-of-use rates, a battery storage system can also help you optimize your energy savings? With Sunnova SunSafe® solar plus battery storage, you can better control when and how much electricity you need from the grid, and reduce or avoid paying these peak time of use rates.