Solar batteries storage

New affordable sonnenCore battery gives Tesla a run for its money

Catherine Lane

November 24, 2020

New affordable sonnenCore battery gives Tesla a run for its money

The new - and affordable - sonnenCore battery looks like it will be a main competitor to the Tesla Powerwall. While substantially cheaper than other sonnen batteries, it doesn't skimp on impressive features.

Ranked: 5 best solar generators that will keep your lights on

Catherine Lane

November 14, 2020

Ranked: 5 best solar generators that will keep your lights on

Ranking the top 5 most popular solar generators on the market, including their costs, key features, dependability, and more.

What are the different types of solar batteries?

Catherine Lane

October 17, 2020

What are the different types of solar batteries?

Explaining the different types of solar batteries, including lead acid, lithium ion, nickel cadmium, and flow, including which are the most cost effective and have the longest lifespan.

The LG Chem Battery: is it right for your home?

Ben Zientara

October 10, 2020

The LG Chem Battery: is it right for your home?

When it comes to lithium ion home solar batteries, the LG Chem battery is one of the best. Here’s a full review of the benefits, cost, and incentives available.

sonnen batteries: everything you need to know

Catherine Lane

October 3, 2020

sonnen batteries: everything you need to know

Everything you need to know about sonnen batteries, including their technical specifications, pros and cons, and how much they cost.

How solar battery backup systems work

Dan Hahn

September 28, 2020

How solar battery backup systems work

In this article, we review the process and needed equipment for solar powered battery backup systems to function well in your home.

What’s new with California’s SGIP battery rebate in 2022?

Catherine Lane

July 16, 2020

What’s new with California’s SGIP battery rebate in 2022?

The Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) provides a hefty rebate for solar battery installations to homeowners.

Intersolar North America’s Solar Games turn installations into a competition

Catherine Lane

February 12, 2020

Intersolar North America’s Solar Games turn installations into a competition

Intersolar introduced a solar installation competition this year called the Solar Games.

Off-grid solar systems: An introductory guide

Zeeshan Hyder

November 29, 2019

Off-grid solar systems: An introductory guide

Off-grid solar systems offer freedom from the grid - but at a cost. We explain how off-grid solar works, various costs it entails, and who it's ideal for.

Soleil Lofts: Residential virtual power plants have arrived

Catherine Lane

November 20, 2019

Soleil Lofts: Residential virtual power plants have arrived

Soleil Lofts are apartment buildings that are powered entirely by solar and battery storage.

SPI 2019: Top solar trends at America's biggest solar event

Aditya Gautam

October 29, 2019

SPI 2019: Top solar trends at America's biggest solar event

We’ve covered the top trends at North America’s biggest solar industry conference.

California boosts SGIP battery incentives in response to wildfires

Catherine Lane

October 9, 2019

California boosts SGIP battery incentives in response to wildfires

CPUC’s recent changes to battery storage rebate program, SGIP, aim to help low-income, high fire risk communities.