• Now is a fantastic time to install a Tesla Powerwall+ on your home. Not only can you power your Tesla, but you can also avoid losing power during rolling blackouts AND offset Time of Use charges!

    Powerwall+ is an integrated solar and battery product with improved power and installation features. Many homeowners are excited to take advantage of new features such as integrated commissioning, data connection, and a better operations & maintenance (O&M) experience. 

    The Powerwall+ is has a more robust interoperability between inverter and storage, plus the best of both DC and AC coupled architectures in one package. Tesla drivers also enjoy that there is seamless app integration between the Tesla vehicle itself and wall charging. 

    The Tesla Powerwall+ is designed to store the energy you produce from your solar panels and transform the way you consume energy. In addition to having greater power capability, the Powerwall+ is particularly useful during ‘off-grid mode’. This mode allows homeowners to disconnect their Powerwall from the utility grid at will. Thus, if the grid has a blackout or you want to simulate being disconnected from the electrical grid, you have options!

    Tesla Powerwall+:
    Fully Integrated Solar & Storage Solution

    There are handy advantages to having an integrated solar and storage solution! For starters, using an integrated products means that you can:

    • Seamless installation and commissioning process
    • Power control system features
    • Deal with a single provider: communications, parts, service, and warranty all from one place! Enjoy Tesla built PV inverter, site controller & energy storage system.

    Let’s examine the top five benefits of having a Powerwall+ for any homeowner:

    1. Backup your home pow in case of blackouts or emergency
    2. Offset expensive Time of Use Charges
    3. Utilize the 26% Tax Credit and other incentives
    4. Power your electric car
    5. Combine with solar panels to run your life on sunshine

    Which is your favorite reason? For some, it’s having the ability to never lose power again, even during rolling blackouts. It’s quite handy using your battery to back up power. 

    Other folks enjoy having an ability to offset TOU Charges. This is shockingly useful - for instance - you can program your battery to store power created during the day. Then, you can use that power during expensive on-peak times. This means that you can avoid paying high rates! 

    People love that the Tesla mobile app allows total visibility into your energy production and usage at home. You can monitor your solar generation, battery power flow, and household consumption in real-time from anywhere. It’s quite unique in human history to have total control and flexibility over the energy consumption and production of your home. No more relying on the utility and their rising electricity rates and constant blackouts.

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    Add Value to Your Home

    Did you know that adding a battery can increase your home value? Much like solar, a Tesla Powerwall Plus makes your home even more attractive to potential buyers. It’s ultimately a double whammy because you’re saving money in the short term on electricity while also guaranteeing money in the future if you ever need to sell your home. 

    On top of this, if you do have solar panels, you are essentially winning at the game of life. 


    You’ve eliminated your electric bill and also your gas bill. If you’re utilizing an electric car with solar panels and a powerwall you won’t even need to buy gas anymore. Some of our customers haven’t paid an electric or gasoline bill for years! 

    The Tesla Powerwall Plus allows you to store 14 kWh of energy and use that to power your home with solar during the night. The Powerwall Plus is known as compact and safe, and also includes a built-in battery inverter. This is helpful for providing easier integration and over-the-air updates for any new features and functions.

    Tesla Powerwall Plus: Facts & Statistics

    Tesla’s Powerwall+ is an efficient asset that is a brilliant addition to any home. It is a sleek product that adds an aesthetic to your home - which you can use to power your home during an outage! You can charge your home with solar energy you produce, and keep your appliances running on clean, green, sunshine energy.

    Let’s delve into the technicalities. The Powerwall+ is an integrated battery system - this means that it stores your solar energy for backup protection. And that means when the grid goes down your power stays on. On top of this, your Tesla Powerwall Plus system will detect outages and automatically recharge with sunshine to keep your appliances running for days on end. 

    Tesla offers an application that allows users to manage and customize their energy settings. The application even offers weather alerts. You can control your system from anywhere and optimize your settings to ensure maximum efficiency. 

    Another bonus is that the Powerwall+ features easy, seamless installation and a sleek minimalist design. On top of this, the battery truly compliments virtually any type of home styles or solar system. Additionally, it has a compact, all-in-one construction that has multiple mounting options for either indoor or outdoor spaces.

    When grid outages occur, if you have a solar system and a Powerwall Plus, you can have easy access to backup power. Contrary to popular belief, solar panels actually need to shut down during power outages for grid safety. However, if you purchase a Powerwall system, your solar panels can operate during a grid outage and power your home. In fact, they can even recharge the Powerwall in a longer duration blackout!

    Another awesome feature is that a Powerwall Plus can detect a grid outage, disconnect from the grid and bring power back to your home in moments. Believe it or not, that is 100 times faster than typical standby generators. In fact, it’s even fast enough to keep home appliances running without interruption. No need to reset your clocks or your alarm.

    Keep in mind that: 


    • The Tesla Powerwall+ is child and pet friendly and has no exposed wires or hot vents.
    • You can stack up to 10 Powerwalls together to conquer your energy needs
    • It is water resistant and hardily built to handle for all weather conditions

    Tesla Ecosystem 25-Year Warranty

    When you purchase a fully integrated Tesla solar and storage system, it is designed, warranted, and backed by Tesla. It even features a 25-year limited warranty that is tied to your bundled system on purchase. Thus, if you purchase Tesla solar modules and a PW+ together, you are set for 25 years worth of coverage. 

    Let’s examine the specs for the Tesla Powerwall Plus:

    • Energy Capacity: 13.5 kWh
    • On-Grid Power: 7.6kVA / 5.8kVA continuous
    • CEC: Efficiency of 98.0% at 240V with 4 MPPTs
    • Backup Power: 22kW / 10kW peak, 118A LRA start, & seamless backup transition
    • Installation: Floor or wall mounted, indoor or outdoor, can be stacked with up to 10 Powerwalls, temperature resistance from -4°F to 122°F, and water and dust resistance
    • Certifications: Meets US and International safety and EMI standards
    • Breaker: 1x 50A provided breaker for whole system (vs. 2 for PV/PW)
    • Size: 62.8 in x 29.7 in x 6.3 in (L x W x D)
    • Revenue grade metering: 0.5%
    • Inverter: 97.5% efficiency
    • Weight: 343.9 lbs
    • Warranty: 10 years

    For more detail - check out Tesla’s official website

    Why Stellar Solar + Tesla Powerwall Plus

    It really comes down to reputation. Stellar Solar has completed over 15,000 installations across San Diego and beyond. We have been consistently voted Best Solar Company by the readers of the San Diego Union Tribune and also maintain a massively positive review rating on Yelp. Some might say that the people have spoken!

    We are a certified Tesla Powerwall installer and have a great track record in every facet of our business. We have a strong portfolio of large-scale commercial installations including US Foods, Cedars-Sinai hospital, and many more. If you want to work for a solar and battery installation company that you can trust - look no further! 

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  • About the Author

    Michael Powers


    Michael is one of the founding partners of Stellar Solar. In 2001, he helped launch The Home Depot’s national solar energy program which is now offering home solar through hundreds of stores in nearly a dozen states. He is a writer and marketing professional with over 30 years’ experience in the fields of energy, market intelligence and leadership training. He currently serves as treasurer and board member of Global Energy Network Institute (GENI), a San Diego-based non-governmental organization that advocates linking renewable energy resources around the world using electricity transmission.