Gov. Tony Evers caused a bit of a stir this year when he said Wisconsin should have a goal of generating carbon-free electricity by the year 2050. That would mean no coal-fired power plants in the state, and several other changes. Energy experts say one of those changes would likely involve more use of devices
Receiving a testimonial from a customer is always special. It takes time and effort to write one, and we all have busy lives. What made this particularly special is that it was from an installation that had not gone smoothly. Issues arose that took time and energy to resolve, and patience on the part of our
We were lucky to be invited to take part in the Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire’s Entrepreneurs Challenge at the Hertfordshire County Show last week. We had a great weekend seeing piglet racing and some impressive horse jumping among other things. In the Entrepreneur's tent, we had a wide selection of demo items to show people including solar
Hot on the tails of the end of the Feed-In-Tariff, news was announced that the Solar VAT level will rise from 5% to 20% on 1st October. This means that all domestic Solar or Solar and Battery installations will experience a price rise of about 15%. This starts to make the economics marginal and will
[We have the pleasure to publish here an article from one of our customers, Peter Cittern, describing how he expanded his PowerBanx home storage system:
The government regulator for gas and electricity markets in the United Kingdom has released updated guidance clearing up the confusion surrounding the installation of storage at households exporting solar to the grid.
An updated technical guide to co-locating renewables and battery storage has clarified previously conflicting guidance on the matter, removing barriers and potentially unlocking the “tremendous potential” of solar homes.Late last week energy regulator Ofgem published an update to its technical guidance on co-locating renewables and storage, aiming to clarify a number of problem areas that
It’s no surprise that within the solar community energy storage is most often discussed in the context of solar+storage. But what about the potential for energy storage where there is no PV system?Whether you’re talking about residential or C&I applications, the truth is that batteries can help optimize any power generation source including solar, wind,
Strong demand for electric cars from both Tesla and other manufacturers has pushed up manufacturer costs for lithium ion batteries.