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OutBack Power partners with Ray Lewis’s Power52 Foundation to advance solar education

OutBack Power partners with Ray Lewis’s Power52 Foundation to advance solar education

November 17, 2020 at 3:00 am 0 comments

POWER52 is a Baltimore-based non-profit that provides career training and job placement opportunities in the renewable energy sector, bringing forth equitable opportunities and inclusion to an underrepresented demographic and population. Power52’s Energy Professional Training program is accredited by the National Center for Construction, Education & Research (NCCER) that provides classroom instruction,Read More

OutBack Power, Bay City Electric Works team on storage + generator home resilience offer

OutBack Power, Bay City Electric Works team on storage + generator home resilience offer

September 1, 2020 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

Solar energy and battery backup solutions are growing in popularity with the increased frequency of California’s public safety power shutoffs, time-of-use billing, and disaster-related power outages. Turning to solar energy with battery storage gives households and businesses more control over their energy usage and costs. To take this a stepRead More

The role of inverters in the rise of virtual power plants

The role of inverters in the rise of virtual power plants

April 15, 2020 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

A virtual power plant (VPP) is a network of distributed energy sources aggregated into a single cloud-based point of control at the utility. When distributed energy generation sources are coupled with storage (like a group of solar homes), greater possibilities for cost reduction and revenue generation emerge. As part ofRead More

OutBack Power charge controllers now compatible with Tigo Energy rapid shutdown solutions

OutBack Power charge controllers now compatible with Tigo Energy rapid shutdown solutions

April 6, 2020 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

OutBack Power and its FLEXmax charge controllers are now compatible with Tigo Energy Inc.’s Fire Safety solution device to meet NEC 2017 module-level rapid shutdown. The tested compatibility includes Tigo’s Fire Safety – TS4-F integrated for smart modules and TS4-A-F add-on for existing PV systems – with OutBack’s FLEXmax 100 and FLEXmax 100Read More

Solar Distancing: The value of solar + storage system monitoring

Solar Distancing: The value of solar + storage system monitoring

April 3, 2020 at 3:54 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar + storage systems aren’t set it and forget it. Or, they shouldn’t be at least. Homeowners and installers can utilize monitoring systems to better understand their energy usage, keep watch of their system ROI / performance and catch any potential issues before they become big problems. John Webber (#WorldWideWebber),Read More

Solar Distancing: Can batteries and generators coexist on the same system?

Solar Distancing: Can batteries and generators coexist on the same system?

April 1, 2020 at 5:10 pm Comments are Disabled

So you have a generator and want to add batteries and solar. Or, you have a solar + storage system and want to add a generator. Can you even do this? And is it worth it? Paul Dailey, director of product & market strategy with Outback Power, shares his thoughts,Read More

Solar Distancing: How to add energy storage to a grid-tied solar PV system

Solar Distancing: How to add energy storage to a grid-tied solar PV system

March 31, 2020 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

If a home already has an existing solar PV system, energy storage can be added as a retrofit via AC coupling — as long as you have the right inverter in place and understand the nuances. Ian McCluskey, Associate Product Manager for Outback Power, explains how to do it, andRead More

Solar Distancing: Difference between grid-dependent solar and grid-connected solar with storage

Solar Distancing: Difference between grid-dependent solar and grid-connected solar with storage

March 30, 2020 at 7:26 pm Comments are Disabled

What are the key differences between a grid-dependent solar system and a grid-connected system with storage? Which provides backup? And what does it mean for a system to be “flexible?” We are joined by Brian Lawrence, North American Sales Manager for Outback Power to answer those questions. Solar Distancing archiveRead More

Solar Distancing, ep. 5: Basics of battery recycling

Solar Distancing, ep. 5: Basics of battery recycling

March 27, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Eric Hill, energy storage and systems manager at Outback Power, joins us again to discuss what to do with batteries when they have reached end of life. Can you recycle them? Which kinds? And how do you go about doing that? Solar Distancing archive Episode 4: Battery charging and monitoringRead More

Solar Distancing, ep. 4: Battery charging and monitoring basics for solar + storage

Solar Distancing, ep. 4: Battery charging and monitoring basics for solar + storage

March 26, 2020 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

We chat with Eric Hill, energy storage and systems manager at Outback Power, about what to consider when charging your battery bank (avoiding over and undercharges, understanding set points and why) and how homeowners or solar installers can monitor their batteries’ health. Solar Distancing archive Episode 3: How to sizeRead More