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The Pitch: How carbon improves flooded lead-acid batteries in off-grid solar with Rolls Battery

The Pitch: How carbon improves flooded lead-acid batteries in off-grid solar with Rolls Battery

January 19, 2021 at 8:00 am 0 comments

On this edition of The Pitch, we look at how applying a carbon additive in traditional flooded lead-acid batteries significantly improves their performance in off-grid solar applications. Here to give us the details is Jeff Myles, marketing manager for Rolls Battery. First we get into the science behind the carbonRead More

How Mosaic sped credit approval, dropped solar loan payments under $100 a month

How Mosaic sped credit approval, dropped solar loan payments under $100 a month

December 7, 2020 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Residential solar lender Mosaic is now offering the lowest APR residential solar loan in the market – 0.99% APR for a 20-year loan and 1.99% APR for a 25-year loan — and customers can be approved for it in seconds via a new easily shared URL. Here to explain howRead More

The Pitch: Large-scale energy storage value drivers with SMA

The Pitch: Large-scale energy storage value drivers with SMA

December 1, 2020 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Large-scale energy storage is entering a boom period. On this episode of The Pitch, we explore the key value drivers and the technology improvements that are leading the segment’s growth trajectory with Chad Spring, Energy Storage Project Sales Account Manager with SMA America. We discuss new revenue streams, what utilitiesRead More

EnerVenue’s metal-hydrogen batteries vs. lithium-ion in standalone large-scale energy storage

EnerVenue’s metal-hydrogen batteries vs. lithium-ion in standalone large-scale energy storage

November 16, 2020 at 12:28 pm 2 comments

A safer, zero maintenance and lower cost alternative to lithium-ion batteries is a sought-after storage dream, but startup EnerVenue says it’s close to reality right now in the form of a metal-hydrogen battery technology that’s been used in outer space for almost half a century. It is a compelling case.Read More

The Pitch: The business case for BlockEnergy’s community microgrid approach

The Pitch: The business case for BlockEnergy’s community microgrid approach

October 22, 2020 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

To conclude our exclusive look at BlockEnergy, just launched officially at North American Smart Energy Week, we examine the business case for utilities and developers. Quick refresher: Developed by Emera Technologies LLC, a subsidiary of Emera Inc., the BlockEnergy Smart Platform is the world’s first utility-focused, front-of-the-meter, distributed renewable energy platform forRead More

The Pitch: Finding extra value in a solar racking partnership with Solar FlexRack

The Pitch: Finding extra value in a solar racking partnership with Solar FlexRack

October 14, 2020 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern State Metals, promotes its diverse offering of solar racking systems and turnkey engineering services as a way for solar EPCs to grow their own businesses. Today we dig into that Pitch with Steve Daniel, EVP of Sales and Marketing for Solar FlexRack. How canRead More

The Pitch: Installing Generac’s PWRCell to provide whole-home power with existing electrical

The Pitch: Installing Generac’s PWRCell to provide whole-home power with existing electrical

September 8, 2020 at 8:44 am 1 comment

You can now provide whole home backup with just solar and a battery – no separate loads panel needed – via Generac’s PWRCell. Here to make The Pitch, explaining the beefed-up system specs and new technology, is Adam Schroeder product manager for PWRCell at Generac Power Systems. Highlights: – ARead More

The Pitch: Mosaic explains contactless solar sales and 12-month zero payment deal

The Pitch: Mosaic explains contactless solar sales and 12-month zero payment deal

August 31, 2020 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

Today on the Pitch we look at a new residential solar financing program from Mosaic, PowerSwitch Zero, that requires no payments for 12 months, plus a slick contact-less way to make the sale — Portal 2X. It’s all perfectly aligned for this difficult, Covid-era time in residential solar sales. HereRead More

The Pitch: Unlocking added value with AC-coupled PV + storage via SMA, Dynapower

The Pitch: Unlocking added value with AC-coupled PV + storage via SMA, Dynapower

August 11, 2020 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

The annual ESA conference is coming up August 24 to 27, hosted as virtual event this year by the Energy Storage Association, and prominent among the exhibits / panels this year is the partnered DC- and AC-coupled solutions being offered by SMA America and Dynapower. On this episode of TheRead More

The Pitch: How multi-module microinverters reduce solar system costs

The Pitch: How multi-module microinverters reduce solar system costs

August 4, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Soft costs comprise 64% of a solar PV system’s total cost, which means installation methods and component selection are crucial elements of solar installer’s business model. Today on the Pitch, Jason Higginson, senior director of marketing with APsystems, tells us how multi-module microinverters can be a competitive advantage for solarRead More