To buy or not to buy a Tesla Powerwall

Every solar owner should consider the solar battery question.

When Tesla Powerwall entered the market in mid-2015, home batteries which is an emerging technology attracted so much attention. Tesla being a well-known and trusted brand in innovative solar and battery technology has started a home battery storage revolution which shows no sign of abatement anytime soon.

Power Performance over Price.

Well suited to Australian conditions, Tesla Powerwall 2 is a premium, high performing independent solar battery. Because it is a stand-alone battery it is flexible to match any existing solar system and is easier to install. It can potentially optimise the benefits of your solar panels.

For many, the higher prices will be a hurdle. Even the cheapest solar batteries cost as much as a whole solar system combined.

The Tesla Powerwall on a normal day can store ample energy to fully power a four-bedroom home. It can brilliantly detect power-outages and restore power to your home in seconds. Powerwall 2 can maintain to power itself and your home off the grid for up to a week.

Modern, Sleek and Compact Design

Tesla is famous for its stylish, modern design across its wide range of innovations. Tesla Powerwall 2 is the same. You can tuck it away out of sight or make it a display feature in your home.

It is pretty, it’s sexy and architecturally designed to save you money. The Powerwall features a robust, rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack. This slender battery stores solar energy for self-consumption, backup power, load shifting and off-grid energy. It has a fully integrated AC battery system which is perfect for both residential and commercial use. It can even be placed anywhere in your property. It is great for both indoor and outdoor installation, water-resistant and even dustproof.

No more blackouts – ever!

Say goodbye to blackouts and reliance on the grid- forever. Stay connected and keep cool with your aircon and home internet always on – all thanks to the brilliance of battery power. Why not blackout proof your home today?

Oh, did we mention low electricity bills? You get to enjoy some savings on reduced energy bills.

Clean energy all the way

Endorsed by the Clean Energy Council, the Tesla Powerwall 2 is a welcome addition to any home. The Powerwall is a testament to your commitment to clean renewable energy living.

Empowering Homes Program

Supported by the NSW Government, this program offers interest-free loans of up to $14,000 for a home battery or battery systems, or up to $9,000 for the addition of a solar battery to an existing solar system, to eligible owner-occupiers with an annual household income of up to $180,000. See if you are qualified now.

Keen to buy a new solar battery? Here’s what to consider

  1. Choose a strong brand that can fulfil and make good on their warranty claims and product support in 10 years’ time.
  2. Check on solar offer, interest-free loans, government incentives and rebates
  3. Pick only a good and trusted battery installer. An experienced battery installer knows the complexity of battery technology. You should be wary of energy storage because a bad home battery setup can significantly affect your battery system.

Natural Solar installed the world’s very first Tesla Powerwall back in January of 2016 in Sydney. This became a defining moment in Australia’s solar battery boom. Natural Solar is the largest installer of solar batteries in Australia, making us the natural choice for home solar and battery needs to Australian households.

By ChrisWilliams | January 7th, 2021 | Categories: News

These costs are based on the SA Power network in Adelaide but prices may vary depending on your circumstances. This comparison assumes a general energy usage of 4000kWh/year for a residential customer on Energy Locals Time of Use Tariff – (TOU – Peak, Off-Peak & Solar Sponge).

The reference price is set by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) for a financial year in relation to electricity supply to residential customers in the distribution region and is based on an assumed annual usage amount. Any difference between the reference price and the unconditional price of a plan is expressed as a percentage more or less than the reference price. The terms of any conditional discounts are shown, along with any further difference between the reference price and the discount applied if a condition is met, expressed as a percentage more or less than the reference price.