The New Tesla Powerwall: Surprising Features Are Beyond Expectations

The New Tesla Powerwall: Surprising Features Are Beyond Expectations

The Tesla Powerwall battery system changed the concept of solar energy storage and the future in particular. The Powerwall lithium-ion battery made a considerable impact in the solar industry and turned the home energy storage idea into a mainstream. 

Compared to the first Tesla Powerwall, the second generation Powerwall had double storage capacity and included an integrated solar battery inverter, making the Powerwall more powerful and flexible. 

The new Tesla Powerwall has incredible features and a reasonable price. The Powerwall is considered to have the best technical specifications in the solar battery market. Besides, Tesla Powerwall comes with a Backup Gateway system, providing energy management and smart monitoring. With the Tesla Gateway, you can also control grid connections and detect electricity outages.

The Solar Battery

Compared to the first generation Powerwall, Tesla Powerwall 2 is more compact. It can hold 13.5 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity. It is among the highest capacity ratings in the solar market. 

Another advantage of the new Powerwall is the simplicity to handle and install the storage battery. It is weighing 120kg and. It can be ground-mounted or wall-mounted while staying in a sheltered location, like a garage, and far from the direct sunlight. The battery system also has an on / off switch. 

The Tesla Powerwall distinguishing modes are the following:

  • Time-Based Control
  • Solar Self-Consumption
  • Backup Power

Those will let you choose how and when to store the energy in the battery. You can always charge the battery with renewable energy and store it for later use. Moreover, you can use it as an emergency battery backup in the event of a blackout. 

Battery Inverter Included

Tesla Powerwakk is an AC battery. It has an integrated AV-DC inverter charger. There are a lot of advantages to Powerwall, the main of which is the idea of providing your location. Without that 

Tesla Powerwall usually has an output of about 5-7kw. It is well-suited to meet the requirements of your location.

How long will it take to get a Powerwall?

Tesla Powerwall has a high demand. So, you can wait about a year to get your product. And more, to get a solar battery, you need one year to receive Powerwall energy. 

Besides, you can get in Home Depot Tesla Powerwall systems, a battery storage system.  

Tesla Powerwall Essential Specifications

There are various essential metrics and technical specifications to know if you want to buy Tesla Powerwall. The size of the battery, depth of discharge and efficiency are among those.

  • Performance metrics:

You can evaluate your solar performance through the level of discharge and efficiency.

The discharge level indicates the percentage of a battery’s energy discharged relative to its overall capacity. As the battery’s useful life decreases each time you charge or discharge, many manufacturers specify a maximum discharge level for optimal battery performance. Generally, batteries with a higher level of discharge are considered better quality products. The Tesla Powerwall boasts a depth of discharge of 100 percent, reflective of its remarkably safe and advanced NMC battery chemistry.

  • Efficiency 

The higher the efficiency percentage, the more efficiently the battery will convert incoming electricity into stored electricity and then back into usable electricity. The Tesla Powerwall has high efficiency of 90 percent. As a result, for every 10 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity you put into the battery, you’ll receive 9 kWh of output.

Backup power

Tesla Powerwall battery is compatible with almost all brands and types of inverters. So, unless you install the correct parts, the Powerwall battery will provide backup in case of a grid outage.

  • Size

There are two critical metrics when speaking about Powerwall: power and capacity. Power determines the maximum amount of electricity at a single time. Usable capacity is the maximum amount of electricity stored in your battery on a full charge. Powerwall’s maximum amount of usable capacity is 13.5 kWh.

The battery’s power decides which appliances can run simultaneously, while usable capacity determines how long those appliances can run. Batteries with a higher power rating will power more appliances or many appliances at once, while batteries with a higher usable capacity will store total energy and thus can run your appliances for more extended periods without needing to recharge.

Powerwall Warranty

Warranty is another critical factor for the battery. The Tesla Powerwall has a 10-year warranty. Tesla guarantees that the battery will maintain at least 70 percent of its capacity during that period. You can be sure that the Powerwall battery will continue to function effectively for many years when the warranty runs out, although the energy capacity can reduce over time.

Author of a publication: Irene Abgaryan 

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