News Category: Solar batteries
January 24, 2018
The short answer is that they won’t. Here’s why the newly implemented solar tariffs will have minimal effect on the cost of residential solar panel installation in the United States in 2018 and 2019.
California's latest self-generation incentive program gets off to a flying start, but does it make battery storage economic?
December 18, 2017
"Behind the utility meter,” battery-based energy storage systems, California's latest Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) got off to a flying start in May.
September 28, 2017
The most common batteries used for solar electrical storage were deep-cycle lead-acid batteries. However, in recent years lithium-ion batteries like those used in everything from cell phones to power tools have caught up and Lazard reported that they...
What is the Tesla Powerwall, how much does it cost and is it worth it when net metering still exists?
May 31, 2017
If you forget for a moment the existence of net metering laws (which economically does the same thing as battery storage does physically) the major issue with solar is that the sun doesn't shine at night...