Post Tagged with: "Generac"

Watch: How to ‘future-proof’ solar PV systems today to add storage later

Watch: How to ‘future-proof’ solar PV systems today to add storage later

April 20, 2020 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

Solar systems are 20+ year assets — and a lot can change in 20 years. A homeowner could add an electric vehicle. Lithium-ion batteries could drop dramatically in price. Time of use rates could go into effect and net metering could disappear. We chat with Jeff McAndrew, director of salesRead More

Solar Distancing: What is a hybrid solar PV inverter?

Solar Distancing: What is a hybrid solar PV inverter?

April 17, 2020 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar PV and battery storage systems have been paired together for decades, but a new wave of hybrid inverters have entered the market to streamline how these systems install and operate. Jeff McAndrew, director of sales for clean energy solutions at Generac, joins us to explain how a hybrid inverterRead More

Solar Distancing: Trying to avoid peak electricity rates at home

Solar Distancing: Trying to avoid peak electricity rates at home

April 15, 2020 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

As more solar is added to the grid, more utilities are changing their rate structures for homeowners, implementing “time of use” rates and “peak demand charges.” How are these higher rates and extra fees structured, and is there any way to combat them? Keith Marett, president of home energy managementRead More

The value of home energy monitoring apps as part of a PV project

The value of home energy monitoring apps as part of a PV project

April 14, 2020 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

This new era of distributed energy is more than just generation (solar) and storage. When homeowners are also engaged with their energy usage, they can save on bills while also better utilizing their on-site solar PV and storage systems. Keith Marett, president of home energy management at Generac, joins usRead More

Virtual, no-touch sales and marketing plan for solar installation companies

Virtual, no-touch sales and marketing plan for solar installation companies

April 13, 2020 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

Residential solar sales have been hurt by coronavirus concerns — but customer interest and demand for home energy independence is higher than ever. Russ Minick, chief marketing officer of Generac, explains how solar companies can combine digital and streaming marketing with a virtual, touchless sales approach to sell solar +Read More

Watch: Common home energy backup mistakes and misconceptions

Watch: Common home energy backup mistakes and misconceptions

April 10, 2020 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

When a homeowner is interested in “back-up,” what are they specifically in search of? Whole home backup for days at a time? Intermittent help on critical loads? Do they even know? Russ Minick, chief marketing officer for Generac, points to what he sees as the most common mistakes and misconceptionsRead More

Watch: Creating an all-in home solar, battery storage and generator system with Generac

Watch: Creating an all-in home solar, battery storage and generator system with Generac

April 9, 2020 at 1:04 pm 1 comment

We are just at the start of an all-in home energy solution revolution – a combo of solar, battery storage and generator power. OK, so this has been a cobbled together solution off-grid for decades now, but big brands are putting their ingenuity and marketing muscle behind full systems thatRead More

Discussing generator backup vs. energy storage backup with Generac

Discussing generator backup vs. energy storage backup with Generac

April 8, 2020 at 3:28 pm Comments are Disabled

Apologies for the recording hiccup in this, but the quarantine isn’t time to panic, it is time to prep! And today we do that with Russ Minick, chief marketing officer for Generac Power Systems. Russ dives into the pros and cons of generators, the pros and cons of energy storageRead More

Generac debuts an automatic transfer switch with home energy monitoring built in

Generac debuts an automatic transfer switch with home energy monitoring built in

March 27, 2020 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

Power outages from coast to coast have created a growing demand for home standby generators. With electric utility bills also on the rise, Generac Power Systems is answering the challenge of protecting homes from outages while also protecting bank accounts with a new energy-monitoring PWRview Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS). WithRead 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 Comments are Disabled

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