Nissan, as promised, introduced in the UK its solar and home energy storage system (called xStorage), which is especially recommended for those who own an electric car.

xStorage residential energy storage

xStorage residential energy storage

Solar and xStorage can be purchased separately or all-in one:

  • Storage and solar panels: starting from £7,635 (≈$10,290) The supply and installation of a six panel solar system, the xStorage battery, the Nissan Home Energy Management system, and VAT at 5%.
  • Solar panels: starting from £3,881 (≈$5,230) the supply and installation of a six panel solar system, the Nissan Home Energy Management system, and VAT at 5%.
  • Storage only: starting from £6,446 (≈$8,690) the supply and installation of xStorage, the Nissan Home Energy Management system, and VAT at 20%.
Nissan xStorage, co-produced with Eaton, is available in 4.2 kWh and 6 kWh versions, but details on the offer requires a call Nissan.

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The batteries can be new or re-purposed from a LEAF, but there is no clear indication whether it's significantly cheaper to go with a used one:

"xStorage Home gives you the choice of buying a new battery or even one that has lived its first life in a Nissan LEAF. By choosing to give the Nissan LEAF battery a second life, you are also choosing to take a step forward towards a more sustainable future."

Nissan xStorage

Nissan xStorage