Batteries

Solar Power System Batteries by SOLARWYSE Inc. 888-402-4376

Off Grid Solar Batteries

The solar batteries in a off grid solar power system, are the heart of a solar power system, they has to be there when the sun goes down, they are in essence the storage place of all the sunshine you collected. If you purchase a properly designed solar batteries they will give you years of service. A poorly sized battery bank, will you will get years of frustration. You should get 10 or more years out of a properly sized solar battery bank. SOLARWYSE strive to offer the best selection of batteries at fair pricing. Please take your time to read about the various technologies and call us if you have any questions.

FLOODED LEAD ACID

Surrette flooded batteries

Our line of flooded batteries are manufactured in Spring Hill Nova Scotia they  have become one of the leading standards in off grid solar installations, you will find them world wide.

These big red series are commonly found in most solar power system in Canada; and the US under the name of Rolls.

All lead acid flooded batteries must be enclosed and vented to the outside as they will produce explosive gasses when charging.

Advantages

  • Least Expensive
  • Can be equalized

Disadvantages

  • Require monthly maintenance
  • Must be vented outside
  • Posts corrode as batteries age
  • Life span 10+ years

AGM BATTERIES

AGM batteries mounted

The AGM “Absorbed Glass Mat” batteries are our best sellers. The technology incorporated in this battery allows manufactures to increase the warranty by two years over that of the flood battery. These batteries are sealed and can be installed indoors. They can be installed in any position even laying on their sides.

Our line includes Canadian made Surrette, and the popular US made Power Sonic. We are always looking for quality batteries to offer our clients.

Advantages

  • Sealed spill proof design
  • Maintenance free
  • Can be mounted on their sides
  • Mid range pricing

Disadvantages

  • Can not be equalized
  • Heavier based on storage capacity
  • Life span 15+ years

Lithium Iron Phosphate

Lithium Battery bank latest is solar battery Technology

We have heard much of this technology lately, made famous by TESLA Motors, these leading edge batteries have over come the charge density issues present in the other battery technologies. These batteries will fully recharge in lower ambient light conditions. Lithium batteries however require an addition computerized battery management system.

Clients considering geo-thermal system would find enhanced system performance with a bank of properly sized Lithium batteries

Advantages

  • No need to equalize
  • Highest charge density
  • Last 15 to 20 years

Disadvantages

  • Highest pricing
  • Requires additional battery management
Logo for Aquion Energy

Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI™)

The SALT WATER battery the latest technology in battery design, and by far the most environmentally safe. No caustic acids, only salty water, carbon and a few other non toxic elements. More information on the Aquion Energy website.

The number of lifetime cycles far surpass that of the flooded battery technology, and at least equal to the Lithium.

Advantages

  • Very high cycle life
  • Usable depth of discharge (DoD): 100%
  • Ability to stand at partial state of charge
  • Wide operating temperature range
  • High efficiency
  • Equalization not required

Disadvantages

  • Higher costs
  • Only available 48  volt banks

Library

We are pleased to offer links to the specifications to our most popular batteries. Need something not listed here please call so we can share with all our clients.

 

 

Don’t see the battery your looking for we carry the complete line these are just our best sellers, call us.