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Understand the pros and cons of software and communications decisions

Understand the pros and cons of software and communications decisions

December 18, 2018 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

As is true in every industry today, solar installations are becoming smarter and more connected by leveraging the power of real-time data, remote controls and responsiveness to improve project and product performance. Project owners and financing partners cheer software platforms that enable sophisticated communications. Without question, software and communications canRead More

Design a battery bank to grow with your customers

Design a battery bank to grow with your customers

December 17, 2018 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Whether residential or commercial, energy needs and usage inevitably evolve over time — most often with power loads and required energy increasing as operations or families grow. With that reality in mind, the ability to deliver energy storage solutions that can scale and expand in sync with an end customer’sRead More

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Here’s a crash course in battery system sizing

December 11, 2018 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

  There are various ways to determine the size of a battery bank when designing a system. The most efficient way to size a battery bank is to determine the electrical loads and load requirements for both power and energy. Proper system design involves a number of factors and requiresRead More

The value proposition of energy storage without solar

The value proposition of energy storage without solar

December 10, 2018 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

It’s no surprise that within the solar community energy storage is most often discussed in the context of solar+storage. But what about the potential for energy storage where there is no PV system? Whether you’re talking about residential or C&I applications, the truth is that batteries can help optimize anyRead More

Solar + storage inverter selection: inverter stacking vs. high voltage inverters

Solar + storage inverter selection: inverter stacking vs. high voltage inverters

December 7, 2018 at 8:00 am 1 comment

Scaling an energy storage system requires stacking both energy (batteries) and power (inverters). Batteries that were designed to be modular can typically be stacked without limitation. However, inverter stacking presents more challenges. The question installers must answer is at what point does it make sense to jump from a multi-inverterRead More

Know your battery specs: Nameplate capacity (10 kWh) vs. Usable capacity (7 kWh)

Know your battery specs: Nameplate capacity (10 kWh) vs. Usable capacity (7 kWh)

December 6, 2018 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

A common misconception is that lead acid batteries cost less than lithium-iron phosphate batteries. However, what most fail to consider is that you have to buy many more lead acid batteries — sometimes double, triple or quadruple as many — just to reach the same usable capacity as you wouldRead More

How storage provides resiliency, security against threats to grid power

How storage provides resiliency, security against threats to grid power

December 4, 2018 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

With extreme weather events, wildfires and other threats to energy security increasing in number and duration, homeowners from coast to coast and businesses from Main Street to Wall Street are contending with an ever-present danger of losing access to reliable power supplies. Beyond emergency scenarios, utilities in California have alsoRead More

Storage can deliver big savings for both commercial, residential customers if you know where to look

Storage can deliver big savings for both commercial, residential customers if you know where to look

December 3, 2018 at 8:00 am 1 comment

Throughout the United States, utilities are now applying rate structures to residential customers’ electricity bills that have historically been reserved for commercial and industrial customers only. These new rate structures, such as time-of-use (TOU) and peak demand, are significantly increasing electricity bills for residential, commercial and industrial customers alike, andRead More

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SimpliPhi launches Installer Qualification Program

October 22, 2018 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

To better serve its network of installers operating in more than 35 countries and growing worldwide, SimpliPhi Power is introducing a new Installer Qualification Program, SimpliPhi I.Q., to provide ongoing continuing education, technical training, sales and co-marketing support to the company’s partners in the field. Two tiers of certification areRead More

SimpliPhi debuts new scalable energy storage unit to tailor project-specific voltage

SimpliPhi debuts new scalable energy storage unit to tailor project-specific voltage

October 1, 2018 at 6:08 pm Comments are Disabled

  Building on nearly a decade of successful manufacturing and global deployments of high performance batteries, SimpliPhi is introducing a dynamic and scalable PHI High Voltage energy storage solution for commercial and industrial applications that offers the ability to tailor voltage, capacity and power output for project-specific performance. It supportsRead More