Residential energy storage grows 9x in Q1 2018

The 36 megawatt-hours of residential energy storage installed in the United States during Q1 is the latest in a year of accelerating growth rates, driven by policies in California and Hawaii.

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Finance Now Available for Solar and Battery Systems

For many who want to move more quickly to renewable energy, the significant upfront cost of a solar or battery solution makes it challenging to make a start.

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1 Million Volts DC

Those of you of a certain age will remember the pre-historic epic "1 Million Years BC" starring Raquel Welch and containing some of the worst special effects of all time. I couldn't resist echoing...

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Companies are using California homes as batteries to power the grid

Every new home in California is going solar by 2020. If solar-energy companies have their way, those homes also will come with batteries.Companies like Tesla and SunRun are starting to bid on...

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Energy Storage Could Be Residential Solar's Next Growth Product

Energy storage could make rooftop solar more viable across the country and be an added revenue source for solar installers.

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Fully Charged Live Event

We're going to be at the Fully Charged Live show this Saturday at Silverstone - and we'd love to see you there!

 

I first met Robert Llewellyn (star of Red Dwarf and Scrapheap Challenge) 5 years...

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PowerBanx: Living Without an Electricity Bill - Day 2

My attempt to live without paying for electricity using a PowerBanx home battery worked well on Day 1 so I was optimistic going into Day 2. As we have seen, the day started with the battery still...

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Operating Your PowerBanx Home Battery

The PowerBanx is a powerful system, able to run your home without using grid electricity, essentially giving you electricity for free.

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PowerBanx Home Battery Settings

Once your PowerBanx home battery is installed you can choose to 'fit and forget', i.e. don't touch it again. It will sit there in the background automatically charging when electricity is cheap...

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Nissan Leaf: the electric vehicle to grid tech that can power your home

The new model Nissan Leaf will be the first electric vehicle in Australia that can send power back to a home battery using vehicle to grid technology.

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