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.

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Free Lecture: Battery Capacity – The Basis of Storage

Justine Sanchez is Passionate About Moving the Solar Industry Forward

Justine Sanchez, lead instructor for “NEC 2017 & 2020 Solar + Storage Requirements”, has installed solar electric systems, served as an editor for Home Power Magazine, worked as a PV technical trainer for Solar Energy International (SEI) and served as a consultant to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

But what she loves more than anything is […]

New Class! – NEC 2017 & 2020 Solar + Storage Requirements

Check out this new short course from Justine Sanchez and the team at Mayfield Renewables: NEC 2017 & 2020 Solar + Storage Requirements is approved for 2 NABCEP Credits. It’s the first in an eight-part solar plus storage series that will drop over the next several months.

Here’s why this is so important:

Energy storage is a […]

Evaluating the Financial Returns of Energy Storage

A number of factors now contribute to changes that allow storage to reap returns for owners and operators, says Wes Kennedy, instructor of HeatSpring’s Comprehensive Solar Plus Storage course. 

“Storage makes money with demand charge management, time of use arbitrage and resiliency. These use cases are more or less profitable based on various utility rate structures,” […]

Solar ITC Extended, Huge Public Market Investment in Solar: What it Means for 2021

The solar industry’s year ended with good news for 2021, and other positive headlines may be coming. Not only did the industry see high public market investment in 2020. The solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) was extended. 

“The solar industry looks fantastic,” says Sean White, instructor of HeatSpring’s  58-Hour  NABCEP Advanced PV certification Training and PV […]

Energy Storage Basics: Sean White’s New Book

Instructor Sean White just published his latest book, “Energy Storage Basics” on Amazon. Sean has written other books, but it’s still a big deal and we want to congratulate him on this latest release.

We asked Sean why he wrote the book and who it’s for. Here’s what Sean said:

Energy Storage is the hot topic […]

December 17th, 2020|Categories: Energy Storage, Solar Plus Storage|Tags: , |