Solar panels

Solar Batteries

Solar battery also known as solar panel battery, solar power battery or solar battery storage. It refers to devices that store energy generated from solar panel for later use. Solar battery designed to connect with solar charger controller or solar inverter for power backup.

All types of solar system run the connected load in the day time during sunlight and export the extra electricity to solar batteries with off grid solar system and hybrid solar system. Solar batteries work for energy storage generated from solar panels during the day. They save energy as DC energy and therefore, you will need a power inverter to convert DC energy into AC energy.

Solar Battery

Solar batteries are C10 rating deep cycle battery designed for connecting with solar charge controllers, inverters for giving power backup at night. It is designed to be charged from Solar panels in the day from sunlight. The main component of battery is the lead inside it. Higher lead ensures better battery performance and quality. Lead acid batteries are not sealed and Maintenance free hence it requires water top up once in 3-6 month.

How to choose Solar Battery

If you are planning to buy solar battery online and you do not have any idea how to choose battery for your home. You should consider this before buying any battery

1) Battery Capacity measured in Ah (Ampere-hour)

2) Battery warranty

3) Price, depends on Battery Ah and warranty. 

Solar Battery Warrenty

Battery warranty has two aspects a) Replacement warranty and b) Pro rate warranty. If your battery fails in replacement warranty, Brand will replace it with new battery and during pro rate warranty period, a new battery is offered at discounted price, which is, also known as buy back offer.

Types of solar Battery

There are two types of battery:

a) Flat Plate battery

b) Tubular battery

There is no much difference in these technology type batteries except warranty and life. The height of the battery determines the technology type, Tubular means a tall battery and a flat plate means a short height battery.