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Empower Your Home: Comprehensive Guide to Tesla Boulder Powerwall

The next-generation Powerwall 3 is an all-in-one solar and battery energy storage system, similar to the Powerwall+ (Plus) released in 2021, but more compact and far more powerful. 

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Tesla Boulder Powerwall

What does a Tesla Boulder Powerwall do?


A Tesla Powerwall does what any other home backup battery does: it stores excess energy from your solar panels. However, its ability to support larger energy loads sets it apart from other solar battery brands. 


Is it worth it?


Purchasing a Tesla Powerwall has many benefits. Tesla is a reputable company with product specs that match what many solar users want and need. With solar becoming increasingly popular, having a backup battery for your home alongside your solar panel system makes sense. 


How does it work?


Solar panels absorb the sun’s energy and convert it into usable electricity for your home. Any excess power your home doesn’t use goes to your Tesla Boulder battery for storage. When your Powerwall is fully charged and can’t hold more energy, additional electricity goes to the grid. So, when the sun sets, and your panels can’t generate power that flows directly to your home, your Powerwall provides the electricity you need to keep the lights and other systems on. 


How many Powerwall is needed?


Several factors play into how many Powerwalls you need. You’ll want to consider your household’s average energy consumption and the amount of stored power you want.


Based on the average household consumption, one Tesla Powerwall could keep the lights, fridge, TV, and other basic household appliances on for a family of four through a power outage for four to six hours at night or when electricity is at peak use. A Tesla Powerwall provides 13.5 kWh of energy per day when fully charged.


How long does it take to install?


Installing a Tesla Powerwall is easy, quick, and takes less than a day. However, many people install their Powerwall and solar panel systems at the same time. In that case, installation might require one to three days, depending on your solar system’s size and complexity. 


If you’re ready to customize your energy needs, contact The Solar Revolution. We provide, install, and service solar panels and home backup batteries — including the Tesla Boulder Powerwall. 

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