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Are you searching for solar PV Battery in Birmingham? Our network of installers are can help with your project. Every one of our renewable energy installers in Birmingham are checked so you can see local reviews, when business was started, ratings, satisfaction as well as price permitting you to make the ideal choice on who to employ. Let us take the headache out of discovering up to 4 experts for your Solar Panel Battery installation. Solar PV batteries are batteries that are charged with power originated from the photovoltaic panels. They come in a vast range of types from the tiny to the energy scale. Battery storage has actually concerned make a significant statement in the renewable resource industry. With batteries as well as inverters, homeowners can now stay clear of high energy costs and even totally reduce the utility cord, are greatly positioned to end up being the next turbulent technology. Below are a couple of the top benefits that includes installing a solar battery system in your house. * Environment Friendly. It's a truth that when compared to any other source of power, the solar power has the least unfavorable effect on the atmosphere. Neither does it pollute water neither generate greenhouse gases. Additionally, it just need very little water for upkeep when contrast to nuclear power plants as an example which will certainly require like 20 times extra water. * Decreased Power Expense. When you're creating your electrical energy, you would certainly have little need for a energy distributor. Consequently, this conserves you cash on your energy costs. What's even more? You can also market the unused electrical power that has been produced back to the grid for awesome cash money. * Ready Availability. Thus far there is sunlight, after that solar power is can utilized anywhere. This is much more helpful specifically in remote locations which does not have an accessibility to electrical power. In these areas, you can deploy independent solar system which will significantly enhance the way of living of individuals residing in such areas. * Enhances Grid Safety And Security. When there are numerous power plants that are spread out, the grid comes to be a whole lot much less susceptible to blackouts. A grid that possesses a high infiltration of solar energy have great deal of power manufacturing centres that are expanded which enhances the grid's safety and security in the events of overload, natural or artificial issues. We will give approximately 4 Solar battery pros in your area, that will supply quotes for the job you desire done. You'll get a property visit from professionals in Birmingham who'll assist you to select the appropriate Solar battery for your house prior to accomplishing the installation. Enter your postcode to begin searching now.

Average Solar battery cost in Birmingham

The regular cost of Solar battery is £3850. Costs fluctuate based on the materials and the firm selected. The upper price range can be as high as £5390. The material costs are normally around £2900

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Prices based on actual Solar battery costs for Birmingham, as reported by local Quotatis members.

Solar battery installation cost in Birmingham 2022

Labour cost £850
Material cost £2,900
Waste removal £100
Time frame: 1-3 days

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Birmingham is home to more than one million people today, making it the second most populous city in england. This built-up West Midlands city has a blend of industrial buildings and brand new properties and properties, many of which will need updating.

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Safeguard Installations Ltd

91 review(s)
Based: in Peterborough, PE10 9TE

We Design & install CCTV & Alarm solutions, install solar PV batteries & do PAT testing. Any electrical work considered.

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Solihull - B37

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Birmingham - B15

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Birmingham - B9

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Redditch - B98

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How do I connect solar panels to a battery?

Most people want to connect solar panels to a battery when they’re not at home all day to use the electricity they generate, or generate more than they consume over a day. Solar batteries are a great way to maximise the savings on your energy bills since you can use every unit of electricity you generate.

If you want to connect your solar panels to a battery, the best – and safest – way is to ask an MCS-registered company to do it for you. They’ve had lots of training and hold qualifications in handling electricity and installing solar batteries, so they will be able to recommend the best battery for your solar panels and for the among of electricity you use. Some of the brands they might recommend include Tesla, SolarEdge and SolaX, but there are many more to choose from. If you want to send electricity to the grid from your battery to receive Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) payments, it’s also worth leaving installation up to a registered installer. This is because you might not be eligible for payments if your battery wasn’t installed by an MCS-registered company.

However, if you do want to have a go at connecting your solar panels to a battery, it’s worth finding out whether your system is ‘storage ready’. Most relatively new systems will be, since batteries are becoming more commonplace. If your solar panels are storage ready, they will have an inverter that can easily have a battery added to it. If this is the case, then you should be able to buy the solar battery you want and follow the manufacturer's instructions to install it.

But it’s worth remembering that electricity is extremely dangerous when handled improperly. If you don’t get the solar battery connected properly and something goes wrong, it could cause a fire or you could electrocute yourself. If a fire breaks out due to your battery, it’s unlikely that your home insurance company would pay out since you connected the battery yourself. That’s why it’s always worth speaking to a registered installer to install a solar battery storage system for you.

Which solar battery is the best?
With so many different solar batteries on the market these days, it can be difficult to know which solar battery is the best. Luckily, we’ve picked out some of the best solar batteries on the market so you can take a look at their stats and figure out which one is best for you. Powervault 3: 8 kWh model This lithium-polymer solar battery has a useable capacity of 8 kWh and a depth of discharge (Dod) of 100%. It’s covered by warranty for 10 years. Cost: From £7,020 Tesla Powerwall 2.0 The famous Tesla Powerwall has a huge useable capacity of 13.5 kWh and also has a 10-year warranty, with a guarantee that it will work at 70% capacity during those 10 years. It’s a lithium-ion battery. Cost: From £6,500 Powervault 3: 4 kWh version This more modest solar battery from Powervault has a capacity of 4 kWh, but benefits from the same warranty length and DoD as its 8 kWh brother. Cost: From £4,470 SolaX 3.3 This more affordable solar battery from SolaX has a 10-year warranty and a good DoD of 90%. Cost: From £4,010 LG Chem RESU 6.5 LG are an up-and-coming player in the solar market and their 6.5 kWh battery is one of the most affordable on the market. Its DoD is 90% and it comes with a 10-year warranty. Cost: From £3,043 To decide which solar battery is best for you, you need to consider:
  • The power of your solar panel system – there's no point buying a higher capacity battery if your system will never generate enough electricity to charge it
  • How often you think you will need to charge your battery
  • Your budget
  • Whether you care about having the latest technology and a recognisable brand name
When you’ve made these decisions, you can narrow down your choices. It’s also worth asking a few MCS-registered installers for their opinions on what they think would be best. Of course, they want to sell you whichever brand they supply, but they probably chose this for a reason. Ask them to give you a few pros and cons for the brands they recommend and see if this matches up with your research.
How much do solar batteries cost?
How much solar batteries cost depends on the brand and type of battery and its capacity. At the moment, the cost is quite high because the technology is still new – but they will probably reduce, just like we saw the cost of solar panels reduce as the technology became more popular. It’s a great idea to get a solar battery installed with your solar panel system if you’re out most of the day. If you didn’t have a battery, all that electricity would simply go to the National Grid – but if you have a storage system, then while your solar panels are generating electricity in the day, it would get stored in the battery ready for you to use when you get home. Lithium-ion solar batteries are the most widely-used ones at the moment because they generally have a higher capacity and are more cost-effective. For a 3-4kWh battery, which would store enough electricity for a typical 4kW solar panel system, it will set you back an average of £3,400. If you need a larger battery, it could cost anywhere up to £6,000. Lead acid batteries are cheaper, and it can seem tempting to ask an installer to fit one for you – but they aren’t cheaper in the long run. While a 4kWh lead acid battery may only cost around £2,000, their life cycle is only around 1,800 cycles. A lithium-ion battery that costs around £4,000 would have a life cycle of about 4,000 cycles. That means that while the upfront cost is more, you won’t have to replace it as quickly as a lead acid one.
Is it worth getting a solar battery?

There are a few factors that will determine whether it’s worth getting a solar battery. They involve how much electricity you use, how often you’re at home and whether you receive any export payments.

To work out whether it’s worth getting a solar battery, you need to work out how much of the electricity you generate you’re using already. If you’re able to run all your appliances during the day while your solar panels generate electricity, then it sounds like you’re already using your electricity well. It might not be worth you getting a solar battery in this case.

However, if you’re not at home for a lot of the day, then you’ll be missing out on the electricity your panels are generating while the sun’s shining. If you install a solar battery system, you can store the electricity that your panels generate in the battery and use it when you get home. This will help you cut your electricity bills even further.

You’ll also need to consider whether you’re getting paid to export your electricity. If you’re on the Feed-in Tariff scheme (FITs) or receive payments from the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG), you’ll get paid for every unit of electricity you export to the National Grid. Before you decide whether it’s worth getting a solar battery, you’ll need to weigh up whether you’d be better off carrying on exporting your unused electricity rather than storing it to use yourself. If you’re unsure, visit the Energy Saving Trust’s website or speak to an MCS-registered installer who will be able to help you work out which is more cost-effective.

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