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

New Course Announcement: Solar Energy, PV Modules & Others: Learn Essential Theory with Calculations

HeatSpring is launching a new course – Solar Energy, PV Modules & Others: Learn Essential Theory with Calculations. This is a comprehensive course for those new to solar or who want to advance their understanding of key components and applied solar calculations. 

Join seasoned Professional Engineer and NABCEP-certified PV Installation Professional Asif Khokher as he walks […]

November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Solar, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Plus Storage||

Join us Nov 1-3 at the OSCC conference in Portland

Next week I’ll be attending the Oregon Solar + Storage Conference in Portland, Oregon. HeatSpring will be tabling at the career expo on Tuesday so make sure to stop by and say hi.

If you haven’t registered, click here to sign up today

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley was just announced as the keynote speaker and Ryan Mayfield […]

New Free Course: Inflation Reduction Act: Energy Storage and Solar Tax Credits

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 was signed into law on August 16th, 2022, providing a historic $369 billion of clean energy and climate investments over the next 10 years. The expert  team at Energy Toolbase has been diving deep into the energy storage and solar tax provisions within the bill, to understand how […]

Why Your Company Needs a Solar + Storage Display System and Other Ways to Get Proficient with Energy Storage Systems

We asked Chris LaForge, instructor of several solar and storage courses on HeatSpring, what steps companies newer to energy storage should be taking to get up to speed and do quality work. Chris explains the value of training, why your company needs to install a fully functioning display system onsite, and the importance of finding […]

September 1st, 2022|Categories: Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Plus Storage||

The Most Common Problem When Troubleshooting PV + Energy Storage Systems

When asked about the most common problem regarding solar + storage, HeatSpring instructor Chris LaForge came up with his answer without hesitation. Tune in to the video or the transcript below to hear Chris’s thoughts on the issue. Chris has been in the solar and storage industry for over 30 years and has several courses […]

August 12th, 2022|Categories: Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Plus Storage||