Tag Archives: Batteries

HomeGrid warranty review

We read HomeGrid’s battery warranty so you don’t have to 

Let’s face it – warranties aren’t the easiest (or most gripping) documents to read. There are often a lot of details and fine print included that can be hard to digest, leaving many to wonder: what does the warranty actually cover? Am I vulnerable? Anything I might be missing?

To make it as easy as possible, we’ve read warranty documents for the top solar battery manufacturers, talked to them to confirm what is and isn’t included, and plan to point out the most important aspects of each in a series of articles. In this article, we’ll discuss the warranty from HomeGrid, a newer battery company that provides a lot of power and flexibility. 

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HomeGrid battery review

The HomeGrid battery complete review

Founded in 2019, HomeGrid has made a big splash in the battery industry. They offer some of the most flexible battery systems in the industry, which are about as simple to stack as a set of LEGOs. They’re easy to install and easy to maintain, and, unlike many other batteries available today, you can take them with you if you move (without voiding the warranty). In 2021, HomeGrid was acquired by Lithion Battery, which has helped them to grow and solidify their place in the battery storage market. In this article, we’ll give you the complete rundown of what you need to know about HomeGrid’s battery solutions: the Compact and Stack’d batteries. 

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Q&A with Generac

Q&A with Generac

Founded in 1959, Generac has long been a leader in backup power solutions. They were the first company to create standby generators in 1977 and continue to lead in the generator space while now also offering clean energy products. In Fall 2021, Generac launched some new products, including microinverters (PWRmicros), a new backup generator (PWRgenerator), and an energy management system (PWRmanager). We sat down with Generac to learn more about their suite of products and their advice for homeowners interested in clean energy. 

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Whole home backup batteries

The best batteries for whole home backup in 2022

In September 2022, a Category 4 storm named Hurricane Ian hit Florida, leaving about 2.7 million people without power – almost 400,000 people were still powerless five days later. As storms continue to increase in severity and more people are stuck with no lights, no air conditioning, and no Internet, battery backup power is becoming more important and more popular as a home addition. While you might just want to power your most critical appliances during an outage, it’s also possible you want the comfort of backing up your entire home. In this article, we’ll explain which batteries offer the best solutions for whole home backup. 

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