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How Much Do Solar Batteries Cost in Melbourne?

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Tom Sedgwick
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Tesla Powerwall Price Drop For Melbourne Households

The big news for Melbourne Households looking to get battery storage is that Tesla has dropped their Powerwall prices. This, combined with the Solar Victoria Battery Rebate means you can now save thousands of dollars on a Tesla Powerwall Install if you qualify for the rebate.

Talk to the1KOMMA5°. Team today to request an order form.

Tesla Powerwall Home Battery Storage

Tesla Powerwall is a smart home battery system that integrates with your existing solar system and can provide backup power for when the grid goes down. In Australia, solar batteries have completely revolutionised the way households use, store and manage their power, now making it possible to run your household on solar power 24 hours a day.

The Tesla Powerwall 2 was introduced into the Australian market back in 2017 and came with a number of improvements over the first iteration. It has over double the storage capacity, includes an integrated battery inverter-charger and the Tesla app, performs better in a range of temperatures and is easier to install.

Tesla Powerwall enables solar households to further reduce their power bill and maximise solar self-consumption. In fact, with a capacity of 13.5 kWh, a typical family home will be able to run all evening on stored solar power.

1KOMMA5° has led the charge with Tesla’s rollout of one of the most exciting solar batteries to hit the market, becoming one of the largest installers in Australia, installing the Tesla Powerwall in both Greater Sydney and Melbourne.

This experience gives our customers the peace of mind that their installation is backed up with responsive technical support and customer service.

How Much Do Solar Batteries Cost In Melbourne, Victoria?

With the Victorian Government announcing an interest free loan for homes in Victoria, the price of solar batteries is now more affordable more many Melbourne households. The cost of a fully installed Tesla Powerwall has dropped to around $14,500.

How much does it cost to install a solar battery in your Melbourne home or business, and will it really save you money?

Solar batteries are the hottest thing on the market at the moment. Having the ability to store solar power for when the sun isn’t shining makes it possible to run your home on solar power throughout the day and night, no longer needing to rely on the grid for most of the time.

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As Australian electricity prices skyrocket, no wonder so many people are rushing to install solar power with battery storage.

Battery Storage: The return on your investment

Tesla Powerwall is Australia’s most popular battery in 2023. It’s a sleek-looking battery with a new-car finish that sits snugly against your wall and can be controlled from the equally slick My Tesla app on your phone.

Tesla Powerwall also comes with full backup capability in case the grid goes down. These batteries are also available bundled with new solar systems if you don’t yet have yours.

How much solar storage is the best value for your home or business is something we can help you figure out. On a 10-15 minute phone call, our team can provide enough detail to give accurate estimates of your potential savings. For a free quote, get in touch today!

Tesla Powerwall Performance and Mechanical Specifications Summary

Tesla Powerwall 2 is a fully-integrated AC battery system for residential or commercial use. This means it’s easily retrofitted to any home or building with an existing solar system, or can even be installed without solar and used solely for backup power purposes.

A clever hack taken advantage of by those who buy a Powerwall without solar is charging it during off-peak daylight hours and discharging during peak hours at night.

The Tesla Powerwall Specifications are listed below.

TESLA POWERWALL 2SPECIFICATIONS
TechnologyRechargeable lithium-ion battery with liquid thermal control
AC Voltage230 V
Feed-In TypeSingle Phase
Grid Frequency50 Hz
Usable Energy13.5 kWh
Real Power, max continuous5 kW
Power Factor Output Range+/- 1.0 adjustable
Internal Battery DC Voltage50 V
Round Trip Efficiency90%
Warranty10 years
Dimensions1150 mm x 753 mm x 147 mm
Operating Temperature-20°C to 50°C
InstallationRequires installation by a trained electrician
Weight114 kg
Mounting OptionsFloor or wall mount
CertificationNationally accredited certifications to safety electrical and environmental legislation. UL and IEC certified. Grid code compliant.

Tesla Powerwall Price, Australia

The price of a Tesla Powerwall 2 now starts at $14,500 (if you don’t qualify for the interest free loan), with the inherent benefit of saving tens of thousands of dollars on your electricity bills over the product’s lifetime. This cost includes:

  • Tesla Powerwall battery

  • Supporting hardware

  • Configuration and installation

1KOMMA5° is currently offering one of the most comprehensive installation services in Australia, including our full customer service package and access to the Evergen platform to further increase the performance of your system.

Tesla Powerwall Installation

The Tesla home battery weighs 114kg and can be mounted on the ground or a wall in the installation process. However, in compliance with Australian regulations, the Tesla Powerwall 2 installation must be done in a non-liable area of the home. This means installation is limited to enclosed or sheltered garages, or outdoors on the side of your house.

The IP56 weather rating allows Tesla Powerwall to operate efficiently in a broad range of temperatures, providing a steady stream of power from outdoor installation. The liquid cooling and rated operating temperatures ranging from -20 to 50 degrees allow for this. Keep in mind that, as with any electrical device, reduced output may be experienced at the extreme ends of the temperature scale.

Next Steps for Melbourne Homeowners

The recent price drop on Tesla Powerwalls, combined with Victoria's interest-free loan program, makes solar battery storage a more attractive option than ever for Melbourne households. We understand that choosing the right battery storage for you can be complex. To help you bridge that gap, we developed a complete guide for you.

Our in-depth guide provides a deep dive into everything you need to know about solar batteries in Australia. Explore the benefits of batteries in your solar system and discover options that fit your needs. Or you can request a quote below and talk to our solar experts for better guidance.

Request for a solar and home battery storage quote today to see how much you can save!

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