The image below shows a typical solar powered battery backup configuration. The battery bank (shown with the cover off) is usually stored in your garage next to the inverters. While a 20kWh battery bank was enough for the home where the pictures were taken, your battery bank can be smaller or larger based on your needs. Click on the image to enlarge it.

How Solar Powered Battery Backup Works

If you’d like to learn more about how emergency battery backup systems work, check out our Backup Power page or take a look at our YouTube video explaining backup power.