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The Benefits of Having a Battery Backup for Solar Panels in Central Texas


Central Texas may be known for its blistering hot summers, but it can also experience severe weather conditions such as power outages during winter storms. Just earlier this month, more than 200,000 customers in the Austin area lost power at some point during the freeze according to Austin Energy. If you have solar panels installed on your home, having a battery backup system can ensure that you have a reliable source of energy during these outages. At Longhorn Solar, we are happy to offer the Tesla Powerwall battery if you are interested in a battery backup. Keep reading to learn [...]

The Benefits of Having a Battery Backup for Solar Panels in Central Texas2023-03-22T03:23:28+00:00

Generators vs. Home Battery Storage for Winter


Texans are still reeling from the 2021 February freeze, which left 4.5 million Texas homes without power and led to statewide heating, food, and water shortages. In addition to those shortages, burst pipes and other weak infrastructure lead to flooding and extensive property damage, including a massive number of pollutants being released into the atmosphere from the stopping and restarting of the fossil fuel infrastructure.   It was a disaster. With summer to our backs and winter not far ahead, the trauma of the crisis is leading Texans to start preparing now for potential outages in the future.  Gas Generators for Texas [...]

Generators vs. Home Battery Storage for Winter2023-03-22T03:34:30+00:00
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