Can batteries be recycled?
• When purchasing your battery storage system, ask your retailer whether they have a battery recycling program in place.
• When you need to replace a battery, the old batteries should be disposed of at a battery recycling station or other suitable site (look for Australian battery recycling initiatives in your local area or contact your local council).
• Lead acid batteries are the easiest to recycle.
• Batteries that require disposal must be stored safely in a cool, dry place out of the
reach of children and with any exposed terminals taped up.
• More information on battery recycling can be found at batteryrecycling.org.au and envirostream.com.au, Australia’s first lithium-ion battery recycler.
Do batteries wear out?
Most batteries will last 12-15 years.
Are solar batteries safe?
Solar batteries are safe across technologies. In general, solar batteries are very safe. Lithium ion, salt water, and lead acid batteries are the main types of solar battery systems available, and are all safe to pair with a home solar system.
How big are batteries?
A number of battery storage solutions are available. They come in a range of sizes (typically between the size of a split system air conditioner and a fridge) based on the technology that they use and the amount of energy they store. Lead-acid ...
Where can batteries be installed?
• Battery location standards mandate at least 600 mm (to either side) and 900 mm (above) space between your battery and any windows, doors and appliances, including your hot water unit and air conditioner. • Wall-mounted batteries must be placed on a ...
How long do batteries last for?
Batteries should come with a 10+ Year Warranty (3,650 Cycles), however most last 12 – 15 years.