Batteries + Energy Storage

Since the dawn of the electric age, utilities have controlled the generation and delivery of electricity to end users, maintaining a constant balance between supply and demand for a commodity that’s both created and consumed in the same instant.

The rise of distributed energy resources, whether from rooftop solar PV, industrial and commercial cogeneration plants, or self-contained microgrid systems, is bringing more and more customer-generated electricity onto that grid.

Free Tools to Start Learning Today:
Free Lecture: Battery Capacity – The Basis of Storage

2023 Energy Storage Code Course – Now Free for HeatSpring Members

We need more professionals designing and installing energy storage systems safely. So starting today, for a limited time, 2023 NFPA 855 & Fire Codes for Energy Storage Systems is free for HeatSpring members.

Ryan and the Mayfield Renewables team teach the course. They don’t mess around – their courses are highly technical and geared for a […]

June 12th, 2024|Categories: Energy Storage, Free Courses, Membership, Safety, Solar Plus Storage||

Understanding the 2023 NEC Requirements for Disconnecting Means on Energy Storage 

Understanding where to place disconnects on solar and storage projects can feel complicated if you’re unfamiliar with the National Electrical Code (NEC). In fact, some inspectors (like Pete Jackson, Chief Electrical Inspector for the City of Bakersfield, mentioned in IREC’s Conversations from the Field) are seeing an abundance of disconnects (we’re talking 10+), not because […]

May 28th, 2024|Categories: Safety, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Plus Storage||

New Bundle Announcement: 2023 Electrical & Fire Codes for Energy Storage Systems

Ryan Mayfield and the Mayfield Renewables team are back on HeatSpring. We are excited to welcome Ryan – engineer, educator, and technical committee member – back to our platform with his latest course bundle – 2023 Electrical & Fire Codes for Energy Storage Systems. 

This comprehensive two-course bundle provides an in-depth exploration of the latest codes […]

April 24th, 2024|Categories: Safety, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Plus Storage||

The Ultimate Guide to NABCEP’s New Energy Storage Installation Professional (ESIP) Certification

The NABCEP Energy Storage Installation Professional (ESIP) Board Certification was created for experienced energy storage professionals who have demonstrated knowledge in energy storage system development, design, installation, commissioning and decommissioning, and operation & maintenance (O&M). Successful ESIP candidates work in a variety of roles in PV and energy storage.

Are you ready to demonstrate your expertise […]

“Microgrid Design & Implementation” course now included with HeatSpring Membership

Starting today, for a limited time, Dr. Andrew Skumanich’s “Microgrid Design & Implementation” course is free for HeatSpring Members. 

Microgrids are the future of energy production and distribution, but very few people understand how to create a successful microgrid. In this course, microgrid expert Dr. Andrew Skumanich provides a practical foundation for understanding microgrids and how to […]

January 31st, 2024|Categories: Membership, Microgrid, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Plus Storage|Tags: , |