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Tesla PowerWall2 Vs SMILE5 Solar Battery Storage Systems – data comparison

Tesla-vs-Smile5 solar batteries New Zealand

Below is a table showing data comparing SMILE5 Vs Tesla PowerWall2

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SMILE 5 (Storion Series) Tesla PowerWall 2
Battery Type Lithium Iron Phosphate
Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide “NMC”
Battery Safety 10 / 10 8 / 10 (not allowed on public EV)
Battery Character 10% heavier & bulkier
Developed for large storage applications
Light and small
Developed for small electronics & EVs
Battery Practical Life > 20 years > 10 years
Battery Deterioration Linear “Sudden death” effect
Battery Performance Warranty 10-year NIL
Battery Defect Warranty 5-year 10-year
IP Rating Indoor / Outdoor Indoor / Outdoor
Battery Capacity 5.7 / 11.4 / 17.1kWh
Got redundancy, size to suite needs
14.4 kWh
No redundancy, most people do not need 14.4kWh
Battery charge without grid Yes No
Power outage sub-board Yes No
Built-in Inverter & controller Hybrid 5kW Goodwe Unknown
Monitoring System 5-channel EMS Solar Edge or Fronius
Product Maturity 4 years 1 year
Installation between components NIL Interconnection wires, parts and Labour
Price $10,000 / $15,000 / $20,000 Unknown (estimated $15,000)

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