Last Updated: June 10th, 2019 at 9:21 pm
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In our northern markets that deal with wintry weather, it’s not hard to find recent stories where thousands of power customers have been without electricity for a time. Any of you living in Michigan, Ohio and western Pennsylvania know exactly what we’re talking about. And for those who work at home or just want to stay warm during these outages, any grid downtime hinders those efforts.
Wouldn’t it be great if there could be a switch flipped to a battery that could provide needed power to your home in the event of these outages? You can get that with a solar panel system that includes the premium battery solution offered by POWERHOME Solar.
POWERHOME’s battery solution is designed to power the three critical loads that you want to energize for up to a 24-hour period. The battery is not large enough to power your HVAC systems, but, for example, it can provide the power needed to keep your refrigerator running and make one section of your home livable. So if you have that home office, you can continue powering your computer and have a space heater accompanying you.
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Or if you want to make sure that you can cook, we can power your oven or microwave and other outlets you deem worthy. We know that grid outages are temporary, but there’s rarely a good time for one. Having a battery backup with your solar system ensures that you’ll minimize the effects an outage can have on your home.
How does the solar battery work?
The way our solar battery backup system works is very easy. Once a grid outage has been detected, your power source automatically transfers to use the energy stored in your battery. There’s nothing you need to do to make that happen. So instead of firing up a gas-powered generator, your battery solution will be one that works quietly, efficiently and without intervention.
Because your battery is part of your solar installation, it qualifies for the 30 percent federal tax credit that runs through the end of 2019. With the federal credit shrinking in 2020 and beyond, there has never been a better time than now to think about adding a solar system and a battery solution. But do know that getting a battery is not an essential part of going solar. It’s a premium add-on.
If you’re ready to go solar, POWERHOME Solar would love to work with you. With our innovative solar program, homeowners can go solar for $0 up-front cost, save money on their electric bills, and generate their own clean energy. The solar panels installed on your home are American-made and come with a 30-year warranty, with many panels expected to last well beyond that.
Please feel free to fill out the form below or contact POWERHOME Solar at 800-765-2715, and one of our solar representatives will help you determine whether your home qualifies for this program.