Solar batteries storage

What PG&E customers need to know about Tesla’s virtual power plant program

Catherine Lane

July 11, 2022

What PG&E customers need to know about Tesla’s virtual power plant program

PG&E and Tesla have teamed up to turn Powerwalls into a virtual power plant. Should you join?

The Hawaii Oahu Battery Bonus program is a great way to save on battery storage

Ben Zientara

May 5, 2022

The Hawaii Oahu Battery Bonus program is a great way to save on battery storage

HECO is offering to pay solar homeowners in Hawaii thousands of dollars to install battery storage. We cover everything you need to know about the incentive in our latest blog.

Explained: Green Mountain Power’s Bring Your Own Device program

Catherine Lane

April 18, 2022

Explained: Green Mountain Power’s Bring Your Own Device program

A breakdown of how Green Mountain Power’s Bring Your Own Device energy storage incentive program works and if it’s a good choice for Vermont homeowners.

Green Mountain Power’s new energy storage lease explained

Catherine Lane

April 5, 2022

Green Mountain Power’s new energy storage lease explained

GMP is offering 100 Vermont homeowners the opportunity to lease Enphase backup batteries for their homes. Is it as good of a deal as the utility claims?

Explained: What does 'behind the meter' (BTM) mean?

Joshua Panuccio

February 9, 2022

Explained: What does 'behind the meter' (BTM) mean?

Behind the meter (BTM) is used to describe energy systems. Here's what it means for consumers, and how you can benefit from it/.

Will the Texas storm of 2022 have residents feeling déjà vu?

Catherine Lane

February 3, 2022

Will the Texas storm of 2022 have residents feeling déjà vu?

Another Groundhog's Day winter storm is headed for Texas: is the grid better prepared this time around to handle the extreme weather & increased demand?

How solar power could protect Texans from another ERCOT power outage

Catherine Lane

February 18, 2021

How solar power could protect Texans from another ERCOT power outage

In light of recent events, we explore how Texans can protect themselves from future widespread power shut offs by installing solar panels and solar batteries.

Top 4 benefits of solar batteries in 2022

Catherine Lane

February 2, 2021

Top 4 benefits of solar batteries in 2022

Discover the 4 biggest benefits of pairing your solar panels with solar batteries, including lower electricity bills, backup power, energy independence, and a reduced carbon footprint.

What in the world are flow batteries?

Dan Hahn

January 15, 2021

What in the world are flow batteries?

An overview of flow batteries, including their applications, industry outlook, and comparisons to lithium-ion technology for clean energy storage.

The best uses for nickel cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries

Dan Hahn

January 7, 2021

The best uses for nickel cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries

Are Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries the best fit for home solar? We answer this question while explaining this type of battery’s applications and how it works.

Net metering vs. solar battery storage - which makes the most financial sense?

Ana Almerini

December 18, 2020

Net metering vs. solar battery storage - which makes the most financial sense?

What saves you more money, net metering or solar batteries? It depends on which net metering option your state provides. Find out what will save you the most.

Complete review of the sonnenCore battery

Catherine Lane

December 16, 2020

Complete review of the sonnenCore battery

Should you choose the sonnenCore battery over the Tesla Powerwall? We review everything you need to know about the sonnenCore battery, including cost, technical specifications, and if it's worth it.