Join the world’s transition to sustainable energy. Tesla’s Powerwall 2 is a battery for homes and small businesses that stores the sun’s energy and delivers clean, reliable electricity when the sun isn’t shining. Tesla recommends combining Powerwall 2, solar power and an electric vehicle to create a zero emission.
The first version of the Powerwall led the charge in solar battery storage. Now Tesla has released the Powerwall 2. This is a more powerful than the original Powerwall and has its own built in inverter.
Benefits and Advantages
The Tesla Powerwall 2 came out in Australia in late 2017 to high demand from consumers. If you want to save money on your electricity bill, then the Tesla Powerwall 2 is the best way to do this. The benefits of the Powerwall 2 include but are not limited to being able to power your home through a blackout, lower costs or zero cost on your electricity bill, ability to power your home through hot summers and cold winters, ability to be mounted to the ground or on to a wall and the ability to monitor your power usage via the Tesla app. If you have an electric car, you can charge this through the Powerwall 2 as well. According to reports, the Powerwall 2 can pay for itself within six to 10 years.
Usable capacity: 13.5 kWh
The depth of discharge: 100%
Efficiency: 90% round-trip
Power: 7kW peak/5 kW continuous
Scalable: Up to ten Powerwalls
Operating temperature: -20°C to 50°C
Dimensions: 1150mm x 755mm x 155mm
Weight: 125 kg
Installation: Floor or wall mounted, indoor or outdoor
Supported applications: solar self-consumption, backup power, time-based control and soon to be released off-grid capacities
Degradation: 70% of original capacity after ten years
Certifications: North American and International Standards Grid code compliant
Warranty: 10 years
Pricing and availability
The pricing of the Tesla Powerwall 2 starts at $8000 for one battery and a one-off cost of $750 for supporting components. Installation is between $1500 to $2900 plus permit fees. Retailer and distributor connection fees vary between states. Availability varies depending on distributor, location and current stock.