Want to know the true cost of a Tesla Powerwall battery system? This is the best place for the facts about the cost of Tesla Powerwall and other battery storage systems. Tesla Energy Powerwall is a 6.4 kWh home battery that stores electricity generated from solar panels or utility grid. The company CEO famously announced in May 2015 that the Powerwall would cost $3,000. He conveniently forgot to include all the other products and professional installation that are required for a complete Tesla Powerwall storage battery system. Refer to the following table to compare Tesla Battery to other storage battery costs.
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Example Tesla Battery Pricing For The Average Home
A typical home uses around 19.2 kWh of power per day, and requires a 7,000 watt (7 kW) PV solar system to generate 100% of daily consumption. This example compares the total system cost of Tesla Powerwall and Outback Power solar batteries.
The combination of solar panels and the Tesla Energy Powerwall battery delivers grid-tied savings and battery backup in a simple to manage system. The Tesla Installation Manual states that Powerwall must be installed by a Tesla Energy Certified Installer. Contact Tesla for details. The Tesla Energy Powerwall system consists of the following components.
Solar Panels - The solar panels generate renewable energy to power the home, charge the battery, or send excess power back to the utility grid.
Hybrid Inverter - The hybrid on-grid and off-grid inverter manages battery and system energy, in addition to its traditional function as a DC solar power inverter. The StorEdge and Fronius Symo hybrid inverters are certified compatible with Tesla Powerwall.
Meter for battery integration and for production and consumption readings for Feed-in Limitation.
Auto Transformer Regulates DC and AC voltage and current.
6.4 kWh Tesla Powerwall for emergency backup and daily use.
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