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  • Backup Power
  • Store Electricity
  • Home Battery Storage
  • Generate Your Own Power
  • Inverters Repair & Replacement
  • Insurance Backed Guarantee
  • Minimum 10 Year Warranty

Monthly finance available on solar installation packages.

Solar Batteries Ayrshire

Are you curious about the idea of shifting to a renewable energy source like solar panels and worried about how dull, overcast weather might affect your solar energy output? Solar battery storage offers an ideal solution, enhancing your solar panel’s energy utilisation by 30% to 85%!

Equipped with a home battery storage system, you can effectively manage your energy requirements and potentially even earn from excess energy produced by your panels. Thus, considering solar batteries in Ayrshire presents promising prospects for your financial outlook.

Home Renewables Scotland has successfully executed numerous solar panel installations with solar batteries nationwide, we’ve encountered a wide array of circumstances, equipping us with practical insights into what suits each household best.

Battery storage is also commonly known as solar battery bank and solar backup battery.

Home Battery Storage Ayrshire

Why consider investing in solar battery storage? While solar panels capture sunlight for immediate use, they rely on battery storage to optimise energy utilisation. This ensures that your home maximises the benefits of solar energy by effectively storing the excess power generated by your panels.

In Ayrshire, where overcast weather is common, solar panels alone may not suffice. Supplementing your PV system with solar batteries, or multiple batteries for larger arrays, is prudent.

A robust solar battery storage system stores surplus energy generated by your panels for later use, providing a consistent energy supply regardless of weather conditions. Additionally, it serves as a backup during power outages, offering your home protection against unexpected disruptions.

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Solar Battery Installation in Ayrshire

Below are images showcasing battery storage installations we’ve successfully completed in various locations in Ayrshire and across Scotland. We are UK approved Growatt solar battery installers, we are one of only a handful in Scotland with UK approval. Additionally, we offer other battery systems such as Tesla Powerwall, Puredrive, Solis, and more.

We are authorised installers of Growatt batteries and products within the UK market.
Solar Battery Installation Ayrshire
Solar Battery Storage Lanarkshire

How Do Solar Batteries Work?

When sunlight activates the solar panels, they supply power to your household appliances. An inverter system manages energy consumption and directs any surplus power to your solar batteries. This process is akin to charging a phone battery, but with the benefit of free electricity.

Similar to a phone battery, the storage capacity of your solar batteries depends on their size. Once fully charged, the inverter can redirect any excess electricity to the national grid. Instead of purchasing energy from the grid, you receive compensation for the electricity you contribute back.

Is One Solar Battery Enough?

Determining the appropriate number of batteries depends on factors like property size and energy requirements. While a single battery may suit low-energy usage scenarios, larger households in Ayrshire, with four or five members, might benefit from at least two batteries. This provides redundancy in case one unit malfunctions. When choosing your system, it’s wise to inquire about the option to add additional units later if needed.

Solar Panels With Battery Storage

Our team suggests installing solar batteries concurrently with your solar panel system. We’re here to assist you in sizing the system according to your requirements. While it’s possible to add solar battery storage later, it’s typically more cost-effective to complete everything simultaneously. The advantages of having this system in place often outweigh the initial investment.

EV Charger With Battery Storage

Leverage the stored energy in your solar battery to charge your electric vehicle. Home EV chargers can be linked to your solar panels and battery storage. While home EV chargers are convenient, they can be pricey. By integrating your EV charger with your solar setup, you can optimise your PV system’s efficiency and reduce energy bills.

Battery Storage and Air Source Heat Pump

Linking your solar panels and battery storage with a heat pump, particularly an air source heat pump is a fantastic way to heat your home using only renewable energy.

Battery Storage Benefits

The following table outlines several advantages of implementing battery storage for residential use:

Having solar panels paired with solar batteries offers the following benefits:

*Save up to 70% on your electricity bills.

*Enjoy cost-free electricity usage at night, utilising stored energy from daytime.

*Decrease expenses, even under time-of-use electricity plans, by utilising stored energy during peak hours.

As society moves away from fossil fuels, the drawbacks of relying on these depleting resources become increasingly evident. With dwindling reserves and growing concerns over emissions, the costs associated with fossil fuel-based energy production continue to rise due to stricter regulations and environmental impacts.

In contrast, solar power offers a sustainable and emissions-free alternative. Harnessing energy from the sun, solar PV systems provide a renewable energy source that produces no harmful emissions. Unlike traditional power plants, solar panels utilise unused space on rooftops, minimising the need for large-scale infrastructure.

Moreover, solar energy production is environmentally friendly, requiring minimal water usage and avoiding contamination of water sources. Solar systems have a lifespan of approximately 25 years and often contain recyclable materials, further reducing their environmental impact.

By adopting solar PV systems and batteries in Ayrshire, individuals can significantly reduce their carbon footprint and contribute to a cleaner and more sustainable energy future.

Generating income by selling surplus power back to the grid at current rates is another benefit. Rather than being concerned about rising energy costs, you might actually welcome them as they boost your profits.

Additionally, with a reliable energy supply, you can be confident that power outages won’t disrupt:

*Perishable food stored in the fridge.

*Your ability to work or enjoy leisure activities at home.

*Delicate electronic devices.

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External solar battery storage

Solar Battery Bank For Home

When considering solar battery storage for your home’s emergency power needs, it’s essential to select the right battery bank. Various brands like Tesla Powerwall, Growatt, and Solis offer different features and designs tailored for specific uses. At Home Renewables Scotland, we specialise in helping you assess the pros and cons of these popular solar battery banks to determine the best fit for your requirements.

Best Solar Batteries Ayrshire

For residences with three or more bedrooms, a Tesla Powerwall Battery is a good choice.

Another excellent option is the Growatt Home Energy Storage System, designed for residential use and capable of pairing with solar panels to provide up to 30 hours of backup power in the event of an outage. PureDrive’s Pure Storage is another popular battery that offers modular capabilities for stacking and an emergency power supply to protect you during outages.

While these units may be more expensive than other solar battery banks on the market, they offer the best solution for homeowners needing a reliable way to restore power to their homes during disasters.

For smaller homes needing power during outages, a Solis battery storage system is a smart choice, featuring high levels of customisation to control energy usage.

2 x Tesla Powerwall Batteries

The Tesla Powerwall stands out as one of the top solar batteries available, despite its higher price tag. Known for its reliability and high efficiency, it has a strong track record. However, there are several reputable brands in the market to consider.

When choosing a battery, it’s essential to consider various factors:

● Charging time.

● Warranty duration.

● Storage capacity.

● Manufacturer’s reputation.

● Maximum charge and discharge rate.

● Physical dimensions and weight.

● Noise level during operation.

● Maximum DC input capacity.

● IP65 rating for weather resistance.

● Suitability for both on-grid and off-grid use.

● Storage plans and requirements.

● Number of batteries required for your property.

● Lithium-based composition.

● Modular design for scalability.

Solar Battery Storage Cost Ayrshire

The costs associated with solar battery installation can vary significantly based on several factors:

● The number of batteries required.

● The type of power management system utilised.

● The distance between the solar panels and the battery system.

● The brand and capacity of the batteries chosen.

● The compatibility of the batteries with the selected inverter.

For accurate cost estimates tailored to your specific needs, it’s best to consult with the experts at Home Renewables Scotland. During a consultation, they will assess your property size, energy goals, consumption patterns, and budget to recommend the most suitable solution for you.

Solar Battery Storage Grants

During 2024 there is only funding available in Ayrshire for people buying both solar panels AND other renewables such as high heat retention storage heaters or an air source heat pump.

You can also qualify for a grant for one of these products on their own, if you already have one of them installed.

All funding is available via Home Energy Scotland.

Grants are awarded up to £9,000.

Solar Panels with Battery Storage

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Solar Battery Backup

Investing in a solar battery backup system is a prudent choice, given the limitations of solar PV systems. While solar panels offer numerous benefits, they cannot provide continuous power during cloudy days or at night. By integrating a solar battery backup system, you can store excess energy and ensure uninterrupted access to power, even during a blackout.

There are various options available for solar battery backup systems, including grid-connected inverters and standalone battery banks. Home Renewables Scotland parter installers specialise in helping you choose the most suitable solar battery bank for your home, allowing you to fully leverage the advantages of renewable energy.

Optimising your solar panels and PV system can lead to significant savings on energy bills, enabling you to participate in smart export guarantee (SEG) programs and sell surplus electricity back to utility companies. Moreover, transitioning to renewable energy fosters a more reliable and sustainable home energy system.

Solar Battery Installers Ayrshire

Looking to maximise the benefits of your solar panels and PV system? Combat escalating energy costs and increase your home’s sustainable renewable energy by incorporating solar battery storage.

Fill out our brief contact form or give us a call to receive your free quote on solar batteries, home battery storage, and integration with solar PV systems.

For an immediate chat, feel free to reach us on 0141 673 8740 for your free consultation for solar panels for your home.

Area of Scotland We Serve

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Home Renewables Scotland (Edinburgh)

64 Cumberland Street,

0131 381 8533

Home Renewables Scotland (Aberdeen)

The Silver Fin Building,
AB11 6BD
01224 007 388

Home Renewables Scotland (Glasgow)

20-23 Woodside Place,


G3 7QL

0141 673 8740
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