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
Christopher LaForge’s Load Calculator for Battery Based Solar Projects (Excel)

How to Get More Clients, Team Members and Profits for Your Solar Business

We are excited to announce a new free lecture: How to Get More Clients, Team Members and Profits for Your Solar Business by veteran instructor and solar business expert Keith Cronin!

Keith will be hosting live Q&A sessions and answering questions on the discussion board over the next few weeks. To join, just enroll here, watch […]

Innovative Financing Solutions that Get Solar Energy Projects Up and Running

A recent study by Deloitte demonstrated just how interested business owners are in going solar. The study, “Resources 2017 Study – Energy Management: Sustainability & Progress,” found that half of the businesses surveyed said they’re looking to procure more electricity from renewable energy. Yet, these renewable energy enthusiasts often fail to take action when faced […]

How Profitable Companies Offer More than Just Solar

Would you rather do $5 million in sales with a 20% profit or $10 million in sales with a 10% profit? And what if I said that the $5 million in sales wasn’t all from solar?

The most profitable way to grow and scale your business is most likely not from solar only sales. You see […]

What is the Largest Opportunity in Energy by 2020 and How to Get Your Piece of It

You’re looking for the hottest trend. Newest product. Ways to wow and amaze your family and friends. You want to be a leader. A source of knowledge. An authority.

Little secret. You will be, as it relates to the energy business. But you’ll need to spend some time learning about the technology. The hardware. The software. […]

How Time of Use Rates Work

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON AURORA SOLAR’S BLOG
What do the prices of movie tickets to Hollywood’s latest blockbuster and the cost of energy in California have in common? First, in most theaters, you will find that ticket prices change based on the time of day you want to see your show. This is similar […]