Solar panel manufacturer Solaris has started testing battery packs to give its smart inverter a go, but what are the risks?
source The Financial Times article Smart inverters are battery packs that use solar energy to charge your smart phone or tablet.
They also have the added advantage of being able to power a smart home device like an air conditioner.
The problem is that smart inverters have an Achilles’ heel: they can’t turn on automatically without you knowing.
A lot of smart inverting systems are built to charge an iPad, but they can also be built to power smart home devices such as thermostats and light switches.
While this may sound like a no-brainer, smart inverts are often the least expensive option when it comes to smart energy, and they often have the most features.
Here’s what you need to know before you invest in smart invertors.