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residential storage buyers guide

The 2020 Residential Storage Buyer’s Guide is now available

From heavy-duty deep-cycle batteries all the way to full, future-proofed energy storage systems, there are a ton of options in the market to support a variety of customer and installer needs. To help sort through it all, we asked manufacturers in the residential energy storage space to explain what’s new and unique in their offering.


CleanSpark acquires Solar Watt Solutions to accelerate residential microgrid sales

CleanSpark acquires Solar Watt Solutions to accelerate residential microgrid sales

February 26, 2021 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

Software and controls company CleanSpark has more skin in the microgrid development game now, completing the strategic acquisition of commercial and residential solar / storage developer Solar Watt Solutions. The two companies have worked together on microgrid projects previously, and the acquisition is expected to immediately expand and accelerate CleanSpark’sRead More

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Altus Power America nearing completion on solar + storage system in Maryland

February 24, 2021 at 4:17 pm 0 comments

Altus Power America is in the process of completing a combined solar plus energy storage system in New Marlborough, Md. The project comprises a 2.9 megawatt solar system and a 2 megawatt hour battery system. This is the first of many combined solar and storage projects for Altus Power, theRead More

Sunrun expands solar, storage offering in Texas

Sunrun expands solar, storage offering in Texas

February 24, 2021 at 8:55 am 0 comments

Sunrun Inc, the nation’s leading home solar, battery storage and energy services provider, is now available to residents of San Antonio. Sunrun launched in Texas in 2017, providing solar to residents in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas and then brought Brightbox battery storage to the Lone Star State in 2019.Read More

Johnson Controls debuts early warning system for lithium-ion battery failure, thermal runaway

Johnson Controls debuts early warning system for lithium-ion battery failure, thermal runaway

February 22, 2021 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

Johnson Controls has launched a system to provide early-warning detection of battery failure in Lithium-Ion Energy Storage Systems (ESS) and other applications using Lithium-Ion batteries such as UPS systems in data centers and manufacturing facilities. By monitoring and mitigating battery failure before it presents a fire threat, the Lithium-Ion RiskRead More

Sunnova secures 85 MW in ISO-New England Forward Capacity Auction

Sunnova secures 85 MW in ISO-New England Forward Capacity Auction

February 22, 2021 at 2:26 pm 0 comments

Sunnova Energy International Inc.’s news flurry continues. Last week came the big announcement that it purchased Lennar’s residential solar platform SunStreet as well as become its exclusive solar + storage installer. Right after that came word that it secured 85-MW in the recent ISO-New England Forward Capacity Auction (FCA15). Sunnova’s aggregatedRead More

CleanSpark launches mVoult as a more affordable home microgrid controller

CleanSpark launches mVoult as a more affordable home microgrid controller

February 22, 2021 at 12:11 pm 0 comments

CleanSpark is scaling its robust microgrid controller software to better serve the residential market with the launch of mVoult — a standalone energy management controller that is capable of directing the operations of both existing and new energy assets. mVoult will be offered as a smart controller and mobile app specificallyRead More

MGE announces plans to purchase solar and storage from Paris Solar-Battery Park

MGE announces plans to purchase solar and storage from Paris Solar-Battery Park

February 19, 2021 at 1:35 pm 0 comments

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), in partnership with We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), subsidiaries of WEC Energy Group, is seeking approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) to purchase 20 megawatts of solar energy and 11 megawatts of battery storage from the 200-megawatt Paris Solar-Battery Park.Read More

Highview Power begins 2021 with 4 GWh of CRYOBattery storage in global pipeline

Highview Power begins 2021 with 4 GWh of CRYOBattery storage in global pipeline

February 18, 2021 at 9:36 am 0 comments

Highview Power, a global leader in long duration energy storage solutions, closed its Growth Capital round of funding with over $70 million, bringing the total amount of funding and grants the company has secured to date to over $145 million. This round of funding enables Highview Power to continue its aggressiveRead More

Sunrun is taking its talents to South Beach (expanding services to Miami)

Sunrun is taking its talents to South Beach (expanding services to Miami)

February 17, 2021 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

Sunrun launched in Florida in 2017, providing home solar and batteries to residents in Duke, Tampa Electric, and Orlando Utility Commission service territories. The company expanded its services to other parts of Orlando and Tampa within Florida Power & Light’s service territory in May 2020. This week, Sunrun is takingRead More

Sunnova to become Lennar’s exclusive residential solar, storage provider after buying SunStreet platform

Sunnova to become Lennar’s exclusive residential solar, storage provider after buying SunStreet platform

February 17, 2021 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

Sunnova Energy International Inc. entered into an agreement with Len X — a technology focused subsidiary of leading homebuilder Lennar Corporation — to acquire Lennar’s residential solar platform SunStreet. In addition, Sunnova signed a multi-year partnership to become Lennar’s exclusive residential solar and storage service provider for new home communities acrossRead More