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Batteries for Solar storage

The options for batteries for solar storage is increasing everyday as most of us look for energy independance and more savings. The most important decision to make is what battery should I install for solar storage. The batteries for solar storage can be categorised by chemistry into Lead Acid and Lithium.

Lead Acid Batteries

Lead Acid batteries have been used longer than any other battery chemistry type in the market. Because of this they are more affordable than other battery chemistry types. The lead acid's can further classified into Flooded cell, AGM, Gel and Lead Carbon respectively. People who want a storage battery whose performance, reliability, safety are well established & understood in real world situations and has low up front costs, should consider lead acid batteries.

Lithium Batteries

Lithium batteries are fast gaining pace in the energy storage industry as the battery to take over from the lead acids. On the whole lithium's are more robust, can tolerate deeper discharge rates and provide large amounts of power instantaneously. Therefore people who want the battery with the mentioned features and are ready to invest more money into their energy storage should consider Lithium Batteries.

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  • Trojan Flooded Lead Acid

    Made in USA
    6 - 8 Year average lifespan ^
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    2100 cycles at 30% D.O.D
    Maintainable Battery
    Founded in 1925 by George Godber and Carl Speer, Trojan Battery Company is the world’s leading manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries. Featuring patented Alpha Plus® Paste with T2 Technology™ which increases overall capacity, reduces maintenance & improves the batteries life. These batteries are an extremely cost-effective solution that offer excellent performance & longevity.
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  • Sonnenschein / Energystore Gel

    Made in Germany
    10 - 12 year average lifespan ^
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    3200 cycles at 30% D.O.D
    Maintenace Free Battery
    Product Info - Sonnenschein Gel
    Sonnenschein & Energystore (Featuring Sonnenschein dryfit® gel Technology) has been one of the worlds leading battery manufacturers since 1910.The pattented dryfit® gel technology offers exceptional life spans, wide operating temperatures, excellent performance in partial state of charge (PSOC) and shorter recharge times. This makes them a great choice for off-grid solar installations with a proven record in Australian conditions.
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  • Neuton Power Lead Carbon

    Made in China (Featuring advanced lead carbon technology from Japan)
    14+ years average lifespan ^
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    4200 cycles at 70% D.O.D

    7800 cycles at 30% D.O.D

    Maintenance Free Battery
    Product Info - FCP500
    Product Info - FCP1000
    Manufactured by Sacred Sun in China, the company was founded in 1991. They manufacture a variety of battery technologies for solar, backup, grid-level storage, electric vehicles and telecommunications. These batteries feature the latest advancements in lead carbon technology. They offer superior cycle life and the ability to discharge further (hence use more of your battery) than traditional Lead Acid Batteries. They are also more suitable for partial state of charge (P.S.O.C) applications such as solar where the batteries might not reach 100% charge every day. These batteries are the best off-grid batteries available and are an excellent choice for all solar applications.
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  • BYD B-BOX Lithium Batteries

    Made in China
    15+ years average lifespan^
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    6000 cycles at 90% D.O.D
    Maintenance Free
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    BYD has been manufacturing lithium batteries since 2001 and is the world’s largest electric vehicle manufacturer. Currently, BYD has nearly 220,000 employees and 30 industrial parks in global with an area more than 18,000,000 square meters. BYD LifePO4 batteries use the latest lithium technology and feature up to 95% usable capacity, high recharge & discharge rates, unbeatable cycle life & greater round-trip efficiency. These features make the BYD lithium an excellent choice for off-grid solar applications that will ensure many years of service
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BYD B-Box LV System Cabinet IP55 BYD B-Box LV System Cabinet IP55
  $999.00
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Trojan 12V 500AH Battery Bank Trojan 12V 500AH Battery Bank
  $1,000.00
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Trojan 24V 250AH Battery Bank Trojan 24V 250AH Battery Bank
  $1,000.00
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BYD HV System BMU & Base BYD HV System BMU & Base
  $1,199.00
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Trojan 12V 750AH Battery Bank Trojan 12V 750AH Battery Bank
  $1,500.00
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Trojan 24V 500AH Battery Bank Trojan 24V 500AH Battery Bank
  $2,000.00
TRO24500BANK
Trojan 48V 250AH Battery Bank Trojan 48V 250AH Battery Bank
  $2,000.00
TRO48250BANK
Trojan 12V 1000AH Battery Bank Trojan 12V 1000AH Battery Bank
  $2,000.00
TRO121000BANK
BYD B-Plus 2.5kWh LV Battery Unit BYD B-Plus 2.5kWh LV Battery Unit
  $2,199.00
BYD_B-PLUS_2.5
Trojan 24V 750AH Battery Bank Trojan 24V 750AH Battery Bank
  $3,000.00
TRO24750BANK
Trojan 48V 500AH Battery Bank Trojan 48V 500AH Battery Bank
  $3,995.00
TRO48500BANK
Trojan 24V 1000AH Battery Bank Trojan 24V 1000AH Battery Bank
  $3,995.00
TRO241000BANK
Trojan 48V 750AH Battery Bank Trojan 48V 750AH Battery Bank
  $5,995.00
TRO48750BANK
Trojan 48V 1000AH Battery Bank Trojan 48V 1000AH Battery Bank
  $7,990.00
TRO481000BANK
Neuton Power 12V 2880AH battery bank Neuton Power 12V 2880AH battery bank
  $11,474.95
FCP12V2000AH
Neuton Power 24V 1440AH battery bank Neuton Power 24V 1440AH battery bank
  $11,474.95
FCP24V1000AH
Neuton Power 24V 2160AH battery bank Neuton Power 24V 2160AH battery bank
  $18,026.95
FCP24V1500AH
Neuton Power 24V 2880AH battery bank Neuton Power 24V 2880AH battery bank
  $22,948.95
FCP24V2000AH
Neuton Power 48V 1440AH battery bank Neuton Power 48V 1440AH battery bank
  $22,948.95
FCP48V1000AH
Neuton Power 48V 2160AH battery bank Neuton Power 48V 2160AH battery bank
  $36,052.50
FCP48V1500AH
Neuton Power 48V 2880AH battery bank Neuton Power 48V 2880AH battery bank
  $45,897.50
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