SunPower Equinox ® + SunVault™ Storage the only home solar + storage solution designed by one company.
Pairing your solar energy system with a backup power solution maximizes your energy production and enhances your independence. With the below options, SunPower by Custom Energy helps you to gain the most out of your solar energy system in Utah.
Enjoy Peace of Mind
Protect your home in an outage, powering essential appliances and electronics*
Reduce Peak-Time Charges
Intelligent software shifts when you draw power from the grid, maximizing use of solar
Manage with Ease
Customize settings and monitor solar, storage and home energy usage in real-time
Looking for solar panel installation near you in Utah? Custom Energy provides seamless energy solutions, so you can generate, store, and use renewable power.
How It WorksBetter Together
Adding SunVault™ Storage to your SunPower Equinox® solar system is the perfect way to make the most of the solar energy you produce.
Our integrated SunPower Equinox® System with SunVault™ Storage solution works hard to maximize your solar use, collecting excess energy in the daytime and distributing it as needed to power essential devices during an outage, 1 reduce your reliance on grid electricity and reduce peak-time charges.
Charge with Solar
As your SunPower Equinox® system produces energy, it sends what you’re not using to SunVault™ Storage and/or sells it back to the grid.
Decrease Grid Energy Usage at Peak Time Rates
Intelligent software monitors your solar, home energy use and utility rates to determine which power source to use; maximizing use of solar and reducing peak-time charges.
When the power goes out, SunVault™ Storage can provide seamless backup to power your essential appliances* - such as keeping select lights on or running your refrigerator.
Choose battery size, back-up appliances and amount of backup
Sleek, minimalist design with fewer boxes on your wall
Intuitive mobile app helps you optimize storage settings from anywhere
1 “Essential Appliances” are determined by the homeowner before installation and typically include lights, select appliances and devices. The energy storage system should not be relied upon as a power source for critical medical devices. The life of the energy storage system will vary depending on a number of factors, including, but not limited to: the amount of energy stored in the battery, the amount of wattage used by the appliances and electronics connected to the battery storage system, the age of the battery, the battery’s ability to recharge during daylight hours due to weather, the frequency and duration of battery usage, and other factors. Battery life will decrease with time and use.
- Continuous Power: 6.8 kW
- Rated Energy Capacity: 13 kWh / 26 kWh
- Energy Storage System Dimensions (in) W/H/D: 26 x 63 x 15
- Hub+™ Dimensions (in) W/H/D: 17 x 46 x 6 (surface mount)
- Seamless transition to backup and back to the grid
- Connectivity: Ethernet, WiFi and cellular
- 10-year warranty
- Rated for indoor and outdoor use
SunVault™ Storage FAQs SunPower by Custom Energy
A home solar storage battery is charged during the day and can decrease the amount of electricity drawn from the grid at peak times or at night. It can also be used during an outage.*
SunVault™ Storage is comprised of two boxes, the SunVault™ Battery and Hub+™ (the brains behind the system). Additionally, all customers receive access to SunPower's mobile app to view their performance and manage system settings.
Yes. SunPower provides a 10-year warranty for SunVault™ Storage as part of the Complete Confidence Warranty, the same warranty that covers your SunPower® solar system.
SunVault™ Storage is designed to charge when it is sunny and discharge when needed based on your settings. In your mobile app, you can select how much of the battery you want to use daily for savings and how much to reserve for an outage.
We recommend indoor installation, typically in a garage. Outdoor installations are possible in shaded areas and where temperatures remain between 15-110° F and are protected from other severe and extreme weather.
This depends on your energy use, utility rate, rate structure, and several other factors. Your SunPower Equinox® proposal will provide an estimate of your annual savings from your solar and storage system based on your current electricity use.
* Your battery storage system’s ability to provide electricity to your home will vary based on a number of factors, including: the amount of energy stored in the battery, the amount of wattage used by appliances and electronics connected to the storage system, the age of the battery, the battery’s ability to recharge during daylight hours due to weather, the frequency and duration of battery usage, and other factors. The battery storage system should not be relied upon as a power source for critical medical devices. Battery life will decrease with time and use.
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Types of Batteries
Pairing your solar energy system with a backup power solution maximizes your energy production and enhances your independence. With the below options, SunPower by Custom Energy helps you to gain the most out of your solar energy system.
The perfect pairing for your SunPower Equinox® home solar system, SunVault provides a seamless solution for backup power. Excess energy produced by your solar panels charges your SunVault®, creating storage of power that protects you during the night, in inclement weather, and during power outages.
Similar to the SunPower SunVault®, sonnenBatterie stores excess solar energy to cover you during the nighttime, in inclement weather, and protect you from power outages.
Lion Energy Battery
Lion Energy offers a range of premium lithium batteries that lasts 14 times longer than lead-acid batteries. These slim, lightweight batteries are the perfect backup solution to your solar system. Backed by a lifetime warranty, Lion Energy promises its battery is the last you’ll ever buy.
Power outages and climate crises are unpredictable, leaving anyone reliant on the electrical grid unprotected in the case of an emergency. While solar panels enhance your energy independence, extreme weather events and natural disasters can disrupt the system. A backup generator protects you in the case of an emergency and further establishes your energy independence. We proudly install Generac generators for our solar panel customers.
SunPower® Complete Confidence Warranty
Every part of your SunPower Equinox® system is designed and backed by one company. It’s the best warranty you may never have to use.
SunPower stands behind your entire system
No receipts, no hassle
More Power Over Time
Panels warranted at an industry-best 92% power in year 25
AC System Warranty
First and only AC system-wide warranty, which includes solar panels and microinverters.
Comprehensive Product and Power Coverage
25 years for everything on your roof (including panels, microinverters and mounting)
10 years for everything not on your roof (including monitoring hardware and storage)
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Get peace of mind with the only home solar warranty to cover your whole system (not just the panels), so you never have to wonder which company you can depend on.
Not only does SunPower offer the most complete system warranty for solar in Utah, there are even more reasons SunPower by Custom Energy is the best solar company in Utah.
Choosing SunPower by Custom Energy Utah's Top Solar Company Choice
SunPower is the solar provider of choice for the world’s leading organizations and discerning homeowners. SunPower by Custom Energy is proud to bring this same solar provider of choice to the local residents of Utah as the top Master dealer of SunPower in Utah!
Better Business Bureau*
Five-star reviews on ConsumerAffairs*
U.S. government installations
With SunPower® solar on their homes
*As of November 2020.