In the event of a power outage, Bay State homeowners can now take advantage of an innovative solar power backup system. Boston Solar, the top solar installer in the state, recently announced a partnership with Generac to offer PWRcell solar batteries.
Generac, a company renowned for making home backup generators, recently introduced an innovative PWRcell battery storage system. This power backup option is free of fossil fuels and combines with solar energy. The capacity of the Generac PWRcell is the largest on the market when it comes to residential solar batteries, making it much easier to be flexibly scaled alongside a homeowner’s solar PV system. It was created in mind to time-shift energy loads during peak rate periods. Plus, with Generac’s plug & play system and being DC coupled, installation is easy.
Generac’s PWRcell solar battery has 17.1kWh storage capacity with 10kW peak power / 6.7kW continuous power. Additional features include: a DC battery; easily scalable up to 34.2kWh; greater raw power; Generac Inverter; automatic transfer switch; smart management and energy monitoring.
Benefits of solar battery storage
There are a number of benefits of combining battery storage to the design of a residential solar energy installation:
- Battery storage saves all of your clean energy for use in your own home 24/7
- It can further reduce your energy bills by helping to avoid peak demand electricity prices by load shifting from grid-use electricity to battery use.
- Solar batteries qualify for the savings of the federal solar tax credit.
- A solar plus storage system can protect your home from unexpected power loss and keep your lights on during a power outage.
“Utilizing solar energy in the home has many enticing benefits, from reducing your carbon footprint and energy bills to increasing the resale value of your home,” said Daniel Mello Guimaraes, CEO and co-founder.
He continued, “A well-designed and installed system of solar panels can often generate more energy than a home will use during the peak sunlight hours, which means all that excess energy is sent back to the grid for use in other homes, in return for a net metering credit. Yet, solar battery storage allows for all that excess renewable energy to be saved for later, which ultimately maximizes the benefits of solar. Solar battery storage assures homeowners a power back-up option.”
In addition to Generac PWRcell, Boston Solar’s battery storage system line includes Tesla Powerwall and Sonnen eco.
Boston Solar is committed to reducing clients' utility bills and making Massachusetts a cleaner place to live and work. The company has been catering to Bay State residents since 2011 and is the #1 Massachusetts based installer with over 400 projects per year.
To arrange for a complimentary solar quote or to learn how a solar plus battery storage system can fit into your home’s energy needs, call 617-858-1645 or visit https://www.bostonsolar.us/residential-solar/battery-storage/
For more information about Generac and their PWRcell battery storage system, visit https://www.generac.com/for-homeowners/clean-energy/clean-energy
About Boston Solar
Locally owned and operated, Boston Solar has installed more than 30 megawatts (MW) of solar, powering thousands of homes in Massachusetts, since its founding in 2011. Boston Solar is dedicated to providing superior products, exceptional customer service, and the highest quality workmanship in residential and commercial installations throughout the state. With 4K residential and commercial solar installations completed, Boston Solar has become the most experienced local solar installer.
Boston Solar has been honored with the 2020 Guildmaster Award from GuildQuality for demonstrating exceptional customer service within the residential construction industry. For five consecutive years, Boston Solar has been recognized as a Top Solar Contractor by Solar Power World magazine. Boston Solar is a member of Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE). The company is headquartered at 55 Sixth Road, Woburn, MA 01801. For more information, call David Remillard at Boston Solar, 617-858-1645 ext. 225 or visit https://www.bostonsolar.us