Nissan Launches All-In-One Energy Solution For UK – Solar + ESS

FEB 5 2018 BY MARK KANE 5

Nissan UK announced a new Nissan Energy Solar offer, called the ultimate all-in-one energy solution for UK homes, that combines solar installation and battery ESS.

Nissan Energy Solar Panels Intergrated

According to Nissan, it will enable homeowners to reduce their energy bills (up to 66%*) and get more independence from the grid, allowing them to live more a sustainable lifestyle.

The webiste shows “ON SALE SOON” so we don’t know full details, but the press release contains a base price of £3,881** (≈$5,400).

There is also an example of a 4 kW solar installation and 7.5 kWh battery, but price isn’t listed.

“*Based on a family located in the South East, at home on average half a day and with an annual electricity demand of 4,500kWh, once a 4kWp Solar PV system and 7.5kWh storage system is installed.

**Includes the supply and installation of a six panel solar system, Home Energy Management system, and VAT at 5%.”

Of course, it would be most beneficial to add electric cars to the equation.

Nissan Energy Solar Panels Value

“Traditionally, solar energy has been used to power home appliances during the day, but now with Nissan Energy Solar householders can collect and store the excess energy from their solar panels and use it during the night – even to charge their Nissan LEAF and e-NV200 – and on cloudy days.”

“The new product also includes a home energy management system that will allow users to control how and when they want to use their energy in real time as well as making the entire energy system more efficient and sustainable. The system reduces energy costs and carbon footprint for homeowners significantly, by automating energy flows, purposefully utilizing solar production peaks and storage capacities.”

Francisco Carranza, Managing Director, Nissan Energy, Nissan Europe says:

Solar panels have become the world’s fastest growing source of new energy and we’re thrilled to launch Nissan Energy Solar in the UK. Over 880,000 UK homes already have solar panels installed and they are seeing the benefits every day, from decreasing electricity bills to increasing property values.’

‘Nissan Energy Solar is just one step in supporting our commitment to investing in innovative energy solutions for a more sustainable future and intelligent way of living.’

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5 Comments on "Nissan Launches All-In-One Energy Solution For UK – Solar + ESS"

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VazzedUp
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VazzedUp

Any confirmation that the new Leaf allows for V2H energy transfer?
Interested that these companies are moving into Electric Utility territory.

Just_Chris
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Just_Chris

Yes, it is in the chademo standard all chademo vehicles can do V2X

G2
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G2

More details please.

Bob Murray
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Bob Murray

If it’s ‘on sale soon’ then it hasn’t launched. Nissan getting as bad as VW with announcements.

Alex A
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Alex A

As I live in the UK this is somewhat tempting. My problem is that I have a red tile roof, and it would look somewhat rubbish on that. I don’t really think a 4 K system would be anywhere near enough to power a car ( it would probably take about 3 weeks). At some stage would be keen to get an electric bike though (when the price comes down a bit).