SENEC is one of the world’s most popular brands for innovative energy and storage solutions. Following a decade of domestic success, SENEC has now expanded internationally, with Australia becoming a key focus for the German manufacturer. Having established a retail network throughout the country, SENEC is now poised to become a household name in the world’s fastest growing storage market.
SENEC gives people the freedom to generate, use and share their sustainable energy. SENEC is at the forefront of energy innovation, leading the way in peer-to-peer trading, EV recharging and cloud technology. Since March 2018, SENEC has been a wholly owned subsidiary of EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, one of the largest energy supply companies in Germany and Europe.
More than 2.23 million Australian homes have installed solar panel systems. Solar panels are great money-savers whilst the sun shines, however, most Australians aren’t at home during the day. SENEC is a rechargeable solar battery that optimises solar panels and stores excess energy from rooftop solar panels rather than sending it back to the grid for next to nothing. By using more of the energy produced, SENEC users can almost triple their solar independence and reduce power bills by up to 90%. SENEC allows homes to use free solar power 24 hours a day. including nights, cloudy days and even during blackouts.
The My SENEC Portal monitors the performance of each and every system installed giving SENEC installers and the manufacturer detailed backend status updates every 5 minutes. The SENEC.App enables users to take control of their family’s power supply, view the performance of their entire system including solar production and allowing them to track their savings as they go.
The new SENEC.Home V3 Hybrid solar battery from SENEC offers to provide households with up to 90 per cent solar power self-sufficiency, even in blackouts. That means Australian homeowners with photovoltaic (PV) solar panels may only need to draw 10 per cent of their current usage from the grid, potentially saving them thousands of dollars a year. The SENEC.Home V3 Hybrid delivers a range of benefits that haven’t been seen in the Australian solar industry before including an optional 20 year extended warranty, a combined PV inverter and battery inverter (valued at $3,000), PV over-voltage protection safety as standard, three-tier remote monitoring (every five minutes), unlimited solar recharging cycles and floor mounting rather than wall mounting for ease of installation.
While there are 2.2 million or 20 per cent of homes with rooftop solar panels in Australia, only three per cent of these had connected batteries. In three years, the number of homes with solar is expected to be three million or 30 per cent of Australian homes. One of the key reasons why home owners haven’t been installing batteries that can be charged during the day, when the sun is shining and allowing saved power to be used at night, is that the warranty on batteries has been half that of the solar panels. Nearly all solar panels being sold in Australia from 2012 onwards come with a 25 year performance warranty as standard as well as a 10 year product warranty. The new SENEC.Home V3 Hybrid offers an unbeatable optional extended 20 year warranty, which is expected to be a major impetus for all homeowners with rooftop solar to take the next logical step and add a battery.