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By Solar Builder
on 1/29/2018
  • Solar Builder
  • Solar Distributor
Solar is now the No. 1 new source of capacity being added to the grid, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, and solar installer is the fastest growing job in the country according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And what's the reason for the rise of this new era? The impending doom of the ice caps melting? Hardly. The advancements in technology? Getting warmer. Really, things just got cheaper. read more...
By Solar Power World
on 1/4/2018
  • energy storage
  • solar pv software
  • solar savings
Energy storage has been called a swiss army knife because of it's highly versatile, adaptable and can provide many different benefits to the grid. This flexibility can be financially rewarding. For example, when storage is deployed in behind-the-meter applications, it can be programmed to target different value streams like peak-demand shaving, time-of-use arbitrage or self-consumption. These value streams are effectively different ways for an energy read more...
By Solar Power World
on 12/4/2017
  • solar products
  • solar analysis software
It seems as though the internet of things (IoT) movement is everywhere. Itt's in your fridge, texting your smartphone when you're out of milk. It's in your suitcase, allowing you to track its location in case it's lost. The solar industry is no exception. Wi-Fi-enabled inverters allow remote updates so contractors don' have to visit a site to perform upgrades. Smartphone apps show consumers how their solar is performing or if their EV is charged. These are some of the top read more...
By Business Insider
on 10/24/2017
  • battery storage
  • energy storage
  • battery technology
North Carolina-based utility provider Duke Energy is betting on the rise of increasingly efficient battery technology to propel the rise of solar and wind power over the next five years, according to a new report by Forbes. There's going to be a lot of excitement around batteries in the next five years. And I would say that the country will get blanketed with projects Duke Energy business development managing director Spencer Hanes said on Thursday as part of a... read more...
By Futurism
on 10/23/2017
  • energy storage
  • battery storage
Renewable energy is, undeniably, on the rise: solar and wind farms are popping up in the U.S., Europe, China, and Australia, while many companies are planning to source 100 percent of their energy from renewables. Side-by-side with this growing interest in clean energy are equally increasing energy storage needs. According to Spencer Hanes, a business development managing director at the North Carolina-based utility provider Duke Energy, batteries—like Tesla’s Powerwall and Powerpack—are going to take over the U.S. electric grid in five years. read more...