Category Archives: residential solar storage

Citadel Roofing & Solar now offers generators with solar + storage projects for more backup power – Solar Power World
03 Jul
1:23

Citadel Roofing & Solar now offers generators with solar + storage projects for more backup power – Solar Power World

California installer Citadel Roofing & Solar is now selling and installing home generators for residential power outage protection.  Generators can be mixed and matched with other Citadel energy products to provide backup electricity during a utility power outage: Generators can be installed on a standalone basis to power some or […]

Smart is the name of the game – pv magazine International
02 Jul
1:33

Smart is the name of the game – pv magazine International

Set out on a path to make a difference in the world’s energy future, young entrepreneur David Ding started Growatt a decade ago at the age of 30. Since then, his company has moved quickly to become one of the largest rooftop inverter manufacturers in the world. High in energy […]

Pulte Homes completes its first solar home at Babcock Ranch – Florida Weekly
02 Jul
1:53

Pulte Homes completes its first solar home at Babcock Ranch – Florida Weekly

Pulte’s Summerwood home design offers a flexible floor plan and more than 2,000 square feet of living space. COURTESY PHOTO Pulte Homes is taking a lead from America’s first solar-powered town with an innovative, first-of-its-kind solar home in Babcock Ranch. Pulte Homes’ new Summerwood home design is now complete and […]

What If Homeowners Could Just Buy Batteries and Plug Them In? – Greentech Media News
29 Jun
3:13

What If Homeowners Could Just Buy Batteries and Plug Them In? – Greentech Media News

Home battery storage has grown precipitously in recent years, but it still doesn’t match the scale and accessibility of a home appliance. Orison has been trying to change that since 2013. Now, the Wyoming-based startup is preparing to ship sleek, plug-in home battery panels in July for field tests in Australia, […]

PANDEMIC: Electricity, COVID-19 and carbon: 3 issues to watch – E&E News
29 Jun
3:23

PANDEMIC: Electricity, COVID-19 and carbon: 3 issues to watch – E&E News

The coronavirus outbreak has slashed more than a half-million U.S. clean energy jobs this year, putting progress to cut carbon emissions from the grid in jeopardy. But what does that mean for the push toward a cleaner electricity mix? The short answer: It depends. There’s little doubt that the pandemic […]

Milpitas community briefs for the week of July 3 – The Mercury News
28 Jun
3:33

Milpitas community briefs for the week of July 3 – The Mercury News

Clean energy milestone With the approval of a contract with 8minute Solar Energy in June, Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) has more than $1 billion committed to building and operating renewable energy generation plants for residents and businesses in Santa Clara County. The Sunnyvale-based agency now has seven contracts totaling […]

Optimising DERs: Artificial intelligence and the modern grid – Energy Storage News
26 Jun
4:33

Optimising DERs: Artificial intelligence and the modern grid – Energy Storage News

The optimal integration of distributed energy resources such as solar, battery storage and smart thermostats becomes an ever-more complex and pressing question. Rahul Kar, general manager and VP for New Energy at AutoGrid Systems looks at the role artificial intelligence can play in smarter energy networks. This article first appeared in Volume […]

26 Jun
4:53

Solar power and storage truly matters, especially during a hurricane | Column – Tampa Bay Times

Hurricane season has arrived and already Mother Nature has given us plenty to think about in America’s most hurricane-prone state. Florida is also home to the highest percentage of both senior citizens and households that depend on electricity to power medical devices like oxygen tanks. Salome Garcia serves as the […]

House’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill packed with pro-solar, pro-storage provisions – pv magazine USA
24 Jun
5:25

House’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill packed with pro-solar, pro-storage provisions – pv magazine USA

In addition to making stand-alone energy storage investment tax credit (ITC) eligible and extending a 30% solar ITC through 2025, the House bill creates a direct pay mechanism that can be used in lieu of the ITC. June 24, 2020Jean Haggerty House Democrats have introduced the Moving Forward Act, a […]

SolarEdge Enhances Solar-Plus-Storage Experience with Launch of Energy Hub Inverter – AltEnergyMag
23 Jun
5:55

SolarEdge Enhances Solar-Plus-Storage Experience with Launch of Energy Hub Inverter – AltEnergyMag

The Energy Hub Inverter has a high weighted efficiency of 99% and when DC coupled with batteries, the combined efficiency reaches 90.8%. With built-in metering providing insight into actual energy consumption and production, smart energy upgrades can be easily made to meet consumers’ evolving energy needs. Fremont, California (June 23, […]

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