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Why Battery Storage is Essential for Your Solar System


Daniel Tonkin

Imagine a world where you have the power to store the sun’s energy during the day and use it at night or during cloudy days. That’s where battery storage comes in. By coupling battery storage with your solar system, you can unlock a whole new level of energy independence and significantly reduce your reliance on the grid.

Australia, with its abundant sunlight, is the perfect place to embrace solar power. In recent years, solar installations have been soaring across the country. According to the Clean Energy Council, Australia reached a phenomenal milestone of 2 million solar installations in 2021, with one in four Australian households now equipped with solar panels. However, relying solely on solar panels to power your home during non-sunny hours can be a challenge. This is where battery storage shines.

Here are some compelling reasons why you should consider integrating battery storage with your solar system:

1. Self-Sufficiency and Resilience

With battery storage, you no longer have to worry about blackouts or power interruptions. By storing excess energy generated from your solar panels during the day, you can tap into that stored power when needed, ensuring a reliable and uninterrupted energy supply. This level of self-sufficiency adds an extra layer of resilience to your household, providing peace of mind during extreme weather events or unforeseen circumstances.

2. Maximising Solar Investment

Investing in solar panels is a smart financial decision, but without battery storage, much of that potential energy goes to waste. By adding battery storage to your solar system, you can capture and use the excess energy generated during the day, reducing your need to rely on grid-supplied electricity during peak times. This ultimately maximises the return on your solar investment by minimising your electricity bills and potentially even earning you credits through feed-in tariffs.

3. Shifting Towards a Sustainable Future

By combining solar power with battery storage, you contribute to the broader movement towards a sustainable and green future. Battery storage helps to make the most efficient use of renewable energy, reducing the need for fossil fuel-based power generation. As more households adopt solar systems with battery storage, we collectively move closer to a cleaner, greener, and more sustainable energy system that benefits both our planet and future generations.

What Will Your Battery System Cost?

Now that you understand the advantages of integrating battery storage with your solar system, you may be wondering about the cost and availability. It’s important to note that battery storage costs have been steadily declining in recent years, making it an increasingly viable option for homeowners. Additionally, an increasing number of energy retailers and government incentives are making battery storage more accessible and affordable.

Diverse perspectives and experiences are essential in understanding the benefits and challenges of battery storage. It’s crucial to seek advice from renewable energy experts and explore different viewpoints to find the right solution for your unique circumstances. Collaborating with renewable energy providers can help you evaluate the financial feasibility, installation, and maintenance requirements of battery storage systems.


At Think Renewable, we believe in a future that’s powered by clean, renewable energy. Battery storage is an integral piece of the puzzle, allowing us to make the most of our solar systems and create a sustainable future. Embrace the power of battery storage and unlock the full potential of your solar investment!

Ready to take the next step? Think Renewable’s expert team of solar and battery specialists will ensure you get the best deal possible, connecting you with the ideal solar battery system for your household’s needs. Contact us to get started.

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