- What to Expect After Installation
- Registering Your Tesla Solar Inverter
- Connecting to Tesla Solar Inverter
- Turning On Your System
- Monitoring Your System
- Understanding System Performance
- Troubleshooting Your System
- Get Help and Schedule Service
- Removal & Reinstallation
- Transferring Ownership of Your Solar System
- Systems Affected by Natural Disaster or Force Majeure Event
How to Install Backup Gateway 2
Backup Gateway 2 controls system operation, detects grid outages, disconnects a Powerwall system from the grid to enable backup power and functions as a site meter. It can be paired with either Powerwall 2 or Powerwall+. Backup Gateway 2 is compatible with 120/240V residential electrical systems up to 200 A and can be fed directly from the utility meter or from an existing main panel. It must be installed upstream of a Powerwall system, solar and any backed up loads. Backup Gateway 2 is designed for easy mounting and has multiple cable access holes on the sides, rear, top and bottom of the unit.
Find resources to learn about Backup Gateway 2 and its installation process.
You can rewatch the training videos below from the Tesla Pros app.
Backup Gateway 2 Overview
Learn more about the primary functions of Backup Gateway 2, including controlling connection to the grid, and energy management and monitoring for Solar Self-Consumption, Time-Based Control and Backup Reserve.
Download the Backup Gateway 2 datasheet for the technical specifications.
Backup Gateway 2 Wiring
Learn step by step how to wire a Backup Gateway 2, including unboxing the Backup Gateway 2, prepping it for wiring and installing the system shutdown switch.
Review and download the following resources including installation manuals for Powerwall 2 and Powerwall+ paired with Backup Gateway 2.