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  •  You can store in your home at night (0+ / 0-)

    With deep cycle batteries.  Like this guy.  

    •  Just remember (0+ / 0-)

      warranty is 1300 recharge cycles, 10 years, whichever comes first.  Quick math check says 1300 daily cycles is a bit over three and a half years, then you need to start worrying about battery replacement.

      They could last a lot longer, especially depending on how many deep drawdowns they get.  And there are some new technologies that might give batteries with greatly increased lifespans, but they're not proven products yet.

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