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Tesla Powerwall vs LG Chem
Home solar battery is a ground-breaking technology but undoubtedly has gained much popularity as compared to other alternative electricity options. Solar batteries have the ability to run your home and business with sun’s natural energy without relying on electrical power. This can bring you huge savings. The market is flooded with many reputed solar battery brands. As for now Tesla Powerwall and LG Chem are the major players in Australia due to their efficient features.
Both solar battery storage systems are manufactured by globally recognised companies and both have their own advantages. So, which to choose? At a glance, both systems look similar however we’ll help you to breakdown the turmoil by offering you comparison between both the products. If you are thinking to install solar battery at your home or office, this comparison will help you to get uninterrupted power supply.
|Tesla Powerwall||LG Chem|
|Tesla is a well-known brand and probably the first and foremost battery storage systems that are widely used for home backup power. The product is based on lithium ion battery technology. The stored solar energy can be used during blackout, load shedding, power failure or to save electrical bill cost||LG has come up with high-quality energy saving battery storage system called LG Chem. The demand for LG Chem has drastically increased hence it has become one of the leading lithium ion battery storages systems. The batteries help residents to get their electric needs fulfilled without relying on grids|
|It offers nominal storage of 6.4kWh||It also offers nominal storage of 6.4kWh|
|Round Trip Efficiency|
|This battery storage system comes with 92% of round trip efficiency||The round trip efficiency of LG Chem is around 95%|
|Powerwall provides a peak power of 3.3 kW||This storage system effectively provides peak power of 5 kW|
|Height: 1300mm Width: 860mm Depth: 180mm||Height: 664mm Width:406mm Depth: 165mm|
|Tesla comes with a life span of 10 years||LG Chem comes with a warranty period of 10 years|
|Operating Temperature Range|
|The temperature ranges from – 20°C to 43°C||The temperature ranges from 0°C to 40°C|
|The installation cost of Tesla Powerwall is a bit costly as it is only compatible with SolarEdge on single phase and on 3 phase with Fronius||LG is certainly easy to install as it’s compatible with cheaper hybrid inverters. This makes the installation cost a bit reasonable as compared to Powerwall|
|Powerwall looks like a better choice as it is more tolerant to the extreme temperature of Australia. You can expose this battery storage system to more than 40°C without worrying much||If you are able to keep battery below 40°C then, LG Chem is preferable. Even if you expose LG above 50°C, it will automatically pull out at 40°C|
Both of these reputed brands, Tesla Powerwall and LG Chem are durable and high in quality. Get electricity generated from the natural source by opting any of the favourable solutions offered by Alectric.
No matter which system you choose, get a free quote and enjoy complete solar solutions.