How Does a Home Battery System Work?

This is a quick introduction to how a home battery system works (or at least, more accurately, how does it save you money). It is based on the operation of our PowerBanx home battery, but the...

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Home Energy Storage System Installations Hit Record High

US home energy storage systems installations hit a record high in the first quarter of 2018. 36 megawatt-hours of grid-connected home energy storage systems were installed during this period,...

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Energy Storage: A Critical Player in a Cleaner Grid

When it comes to truly transformative energy technologies, energy storage should be on the short list. While it feels like there is never any good news these days, energy storage is shattering...

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Government keen to avoid FiT ‘bonanza’ as consultation looks set for further delay

The government is keen to avoid a “bonanza” of people “gaming the system” as it continues to mull a replacement for the small-scale feed-in tariff scheme.However the industry looks set for yet...

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Beyond Bitcoin: how blockchains can empower communities to control their own energy supply

As the cost of solar panels, wind generation and battery storage falls, individual households and consumers are increasingly generating their own electricity, becoming less reliant on the power...

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Solar could be UK’s ‘dominant’ source of power by 2030

Solar PV could be the UK’s most significant power generation technology by as early as 2030, with 33GW of installed capacity, according to National Grid.Today’s Future Energy Scenarios release,...

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The year of large-scale storage: UK's new capacity to top 500MW in 2018

Halfway through 2018 and large-scale battery storage in the UK has reached over 450MW installed capacity, with around 250MW being completed this year alone. This is made up of projects bigger than...

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Grab the ‘golden opportunity’ to go green: UK urged to ditch nuclear in favour of renewables

The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has urged the government to take up the “golden opportunity” to go green and ditch its nuclear vision in favour of cheaper renewables.The...

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Are Two Inverters Better Than One?

There are two main approaches to Inverters when installing a solar and battery system in the home, and there are pros and cons to each. This blog highlights the main advantages and disadvantages...

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Home storage sales rocket

Australia’s energy and environment minister has hailed the country’s accelerating residential energy storage sales as a report has emerged from Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel which says the...

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