What follows are the Top Solar Storage Products for 2021. In addition to residential and large-scale batteries, we feature some battery accessories (like charge controllers). Take a look at this year’s innovative products (listed alphabetically by company) within the energy storage and battery category for the solar industry.
See the full list of the 2021 Top Solar Products here.
BATTERIES AND ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS
Cadenza Innovation Supercell
Combining superior energy density, low cost and industry-leading safety, Cadenza Innovation’s patented and UL-registered supercell battery architecture stops propagation if thermal runaway occurs. Also passing stringent DoD safety testing, available for license and targeting the utility, commercial/industrial, transportation and prosumer markets, Cadenza’s platform-based ecosystem fuels rapid deployment in space-efficient configurations.
Darfon America Corp. B15 LFP Battery
The Darfon B15 is a 15.36-kWh high-voltage, outdoor-rated LFP battery. The B15’s high-voltage design increases conversion efficiency, lowers current and reduces cable thickness. Being installed outdoors allows the installer to have easier access to the system when necessary.
Discover Battery Lithium AES LiFePO 4 Batteries
LiFePO4 batteries designed specifically for off-grid, microgrid and whole-home backup power: Industry-leading surge handling capability; 1C continuous charge and discharge so you can size for capacity rather than managing current; direct comms integration with all major inverter-charger brands; dynamic charge control for faster charging and longer life.
Electriq Power PowerPod 2
The PowerPod 2 is a home battery and energy management solution that stores energy from solar or the grid. It’s available in 10-, 15- and 20-kWh capacities in AC or DC configurations. The PowerPod includes the batteries, inverter and the PowerHub, which provides energy management, metering and monitoring.
EnerSys NorthStar BLUE+ Battery
The NorthStar BLUE+ Battery applies carbon technology for high cycle life and partial state of charge (PSoC) performance. Thin plate technology delivers long life and high power output. In addition, the NorthStar BLUE+ Battery is a UL 1989-recognized product and is flame-retardant to meet UL 94 V-0.
FranklinWH Technologies Co. Franklin Home Power (FHP) – aGate & aPower
FHP is a whole-home energy solution consisting of “aPower” as energy storage with built-in inverter, and “aGate” as an energy management unit. With LFP AC-coupled battery and AI-integrated technology, FHP provides whole-home backup and loads control solutions with generator support. 12-year warranty, guaranteed A/C start-up capability and solar black-start feature bring you energy freedom today.
Generac Power Systems Generac PWRcell
PWRcell is a fully-integrated, intelligent and efficient residential solar + battery storage system for whole-home backup power, as well as cost-saving self-consumption programs. Featuring up to 11 kW of continuous backup power, up to 36 kWh energy capacity and integrated load management, PWRcell is ideal for those seeking energy independence.
Growatt USA ARO HV Battery
The ARO HV battery uses LFP materials and provides a wide capacity range from 6.6 kWh to 19.8 kWh, covering needs of residential users. Its cycle life reaches more than 6,000 cycles. ARO battery is also scalable for capacity expansion and backup power increasing for dynamic residential applications.
Homegrid Energy Stack’d Series
The primary advantage of our battery is supplying true whole-home backup within a single form factor. Alongside this, we aimed for and succeeded with three things: modularity, safety, and aesthetics. Our LFP battery is safer than all others, faster to install/upgrade/service and looks great while working in the home.
NeoVolta NV14 Energy Storage System
Our NV14 (14.4-kWh capacity, expandable to 24 kWh) is AC- and DC-coupled. Our 6,000 cycle LFP batteries are certified to UL 9540 and won’t catch on fire. The NV14 is ideal for time-of-use and grid outage concerns, and your solar will work during a grid outage.
Rolls Battery Engineering Rolls R-Series LFP Drop-in SLA Replacement Models
Available in four popular BCI case sizes (G24, G31, G49 & 8D) and 50- to 300-Ah capacity options, Rolls R-Series 12- and 24-V LFP lineup of lightweight lithium SLA drop-in replacement models feature custom BMS for added operating protections, exceptional cycle life and series/parallel connectivity for 48-V system configuration with fast charging and discharging capability.
SimpliPhi Power AccESS + BOSS
Fully integrated pre-programmed systems scaling from 15.2- to 136.8-kWh utilizing the safest lithium-ion chemistry, LFP. Eliminates cobalt, thermal runaway risk, fire propagation, temperature constraints and toxic coolants. NEMA 3R enclosures for indoor or outdoor installations. UL 9540 approved for residential and commercial applications. UL 9540A Unit Level tested.
Tigo Energy Energy Intelligence (EI) Battery
Tigo Energy’s EI Battery Storage high-performance LFP battery provides energy during grid outages. As a modular solution, it provides blocks of 10-kWh batteries to serve home needs. Up to four batteries can be paired per EI Inverter to extend flexible energy storage.
U.S. Battery Mfg. Co. US AGM L16
Maximize your solar system with U.S. Battery’s US AGM L16. This maintenance-free deep cycle battery has a 400 Ah capacity. It features carbon-enhanced negative active material, thick positive alloy plates, and advanced glass mat separators for superior performance and longer cycle life.
JEMA Energy IBX6 Battery Chargers
Jema’s battery chargers are the same hardware platform as its bidirectional inverters and include DC cabinet adaptability, power or energy application protections, integration of string-level fuse boxes and DC or AC pre-charging for various battery technologies. DC/DC converter management and BMS communication integration within inverter with inverter-level capability to manage SOC. Sunspec protocol ready.