Home Battery Storage: The (Solar) Rich Get Richer

Everyone is talking about the vanishing gap between household incomes and the affordability of rooftop solar, and that’s a good thing. Throw a home battery energy storage system into the mix, though, and the gap reappears. Now add the virtual power plant model, and the gap could turn into a yawning chasm of benefits,

Blackouts Have Triggered an Energy Storage Boom in California

As utilities turn off power to prevent wildfires, more homeowners are looking to install battery backup systems The threat of chronic blackouts is sparking a rush to install battery backup systems as California homeowners try to avoid disruptive power cuts related to wildfires. Blackouts are increasingly a part of life as Pacific Gas and

Tesla Powerwalls tapped to help world’s fastest sailing race ditch diesel

Tesla has teamed up with global catamaran racing championship, SailGP, to help the fledgling sport’s usually diesel-fuelled mobile recharging stations switch to solar and battery storage. SailGP said it had worked with Tesla over a period of eight months to engineer the fully portable, off-grid clean energy solution, to use to recharge the batteries

A Remote Solar Survey to Keep Us Safe During Covid19

We are all adapting to new ways of living and working as Covid19 unfolds. It is very important that our economy keeps going as much as possible, so like many, we are adapting our processes to make it possible to keep working as safely as possible. This video explains how to set up your

Tesla Powerwall battery saves family $5,700 on electric bill

Huge savings after just four years I’ve been toying with the idea of installing solar panels and a Tesla Powerwall in my house for a long time, but I haven’t because I wasn’t entirely convinced about the long term savings. This story of an Australian household saving $5,700 on electricity bills may have changed

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