Energy Storage

Residential storage hybrid inverter from Solis now available to installers in the United States

Residential storage hybrid inverter from Solis now available to installers in the United States

February 17, 2020 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

Ginlong Technologies sent word that its residential energy storage inverter is now available to U.S. installers. The Smart Home Solis Solution incorporates single-phase string technology into an intelligent hybrid platform to support maximum self-consumption, safely and reliably. “Designed for flexibility and performance, our new hybrid storage inverter brings industry-defining efficiencyRead More

Sunnova to be exclusive PPA provider for Generac’s PWRcell energy storage system

Sunnova to be exclusive PPA provider for Generac’s PWRcell energy storage system

February 17, 2020 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

Sunnova Energy International formed a strategic partnership with Generac Power Systems, a leading global designer and manufacturer of energy technology solutions and other power products. In addition to leveraging both companies’ extensive dealer and installer networks, the partnership will make Sunnova the exclusive Lease and Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) providerRead More

Safety lessons from large-scale energy storage deployments

Safety lessons from large-scale energy storage deployments

February 10, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

It is well understood that large scale energy storage is the key to allowing us to achieve our clean energy utilization goals in the effort to fight back against climate change. Energy storage helps us overcome the biggest drawback to renewable sources of generation like solar – the issue ofRead More

BYD teams with Apparent to design a 2-MW solar + storage system on its manufacturing plant

BYD teams with Apparent to design a 2-MW solar + storage system on its manufacturing plant

February 6, 2020 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Construction has begun on a 2 MW solar and 2 MWh energy storage project developed by BYD (Build Your Dreams) and Apparent, Inc. at BYD’s Lancaster Coach & Bus manufacturing plant. With this installation in place, the project will serve as a way to cut operational costs and offer aRead More

Solar Energy International partners with Generac to help educate its dealers on solar installations

Solar Energy International partners with Generac to help educate its dealers on solar installations

January 30, 2020 at 9:52 am 0 comments

Generac Power Systems is partnering with the Solar Energy International (SEI) to provide online and in-person training programs for the company’s dealers and installers interested in expanding into the solar industry. The partnership provides incentive for Generac dealers and installers to gain professional training and education in solar energy throughRead More

Stem Partner Program expands via BayWa r.e., Soligent partnerships to broaden C&I storage market

Stem Partner Program expands via BayWa r.e., Soligent partnerships to broaden C&I storage market

January 29, 2020 at 9:46 am 0 comments

Stem is a leading behind-the-meter energy storage services provider (which we have profiled a few times), and it is ready to make its artificial intelligence (AI)-driven storage smarts widely available to more solar installers via an expanded Stem Partner Program. Today’s announcement opens up its existing solar partner network to includeRead More

Plug any old home into the Internet of Things.

Hello Lumin: Get to know this nifty smart circuit, energy management tool

January 27, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

PV systems are 25-year assets, and we probably don’t think enough about how long that is and what it means for a solar installation business. In the last 25 years, we’ve seen PV system prices plummet and energy efficiency become a home appliance expectation. We’re just at the start ofRead More

Hiding in plain sight: The case for rooftop batteries leading the next era of solar + storage

Hiding in plain sight: The case for rooftop batteries leading the next era of solar + storage

January 21, 2020 at 9:00 am 1 comment

Although self-evident in retrospect, game-changing innovations are rarely immediately obvious. Velcro bindings, wheelie suitcases, and the now-ubiquitous InstaPot are all modest examples of refinements to products that existed for decades before anyone thought, “Couldn’t this be better?” The drive for reliable renewably sourced energy is at a similar crossroad. AlthoughRead More

Funding

Battery storage funding leads the way in Mercom’s 2019 Storage, Smart Grid, Energy Efficiency activity report

January 20, 2020 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

Funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity was down in the Battery Storage, Smart Grid, and Energy Efficiency sectors in 2019 compared to 2018, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group. Chart: Global VC funding Battery Storage, Smart Grid, and Efficiency Global VC funding (venture capital, private equity,Read More

Humless adds a 4,000-cycle, 5 kWh lithium-iron phosphate battery to its lineup

Humless adds a 4,000-cycle, 5 kWh lithium-iron phosphate battery to its lineup

January 20, 2020 at 11:23 am 1 comment

Humless debuted a new 5-kWh Lithium Iron Phosphate 4,000-cycle battery in its line of energy storage solutions for home and commercial use. The Humless 5 kWh, based on Lithium Iron Phosphate technology, offers the longest life and minimum power loss of any similar Lithium battery on the market today. TheRead More