NFPA 855 and Fire Code Requirements for Energy Storage Systems

Justine Sanchez and the team at Mayfield Renewables just launched a new course – NFPA 855 and Fire Code Requirements for Energy Storage Systems. It’s the second in a two-course series on Electrical & Fire Codes for Energy Storage Systems.

About the Course

This is a two hour course focused on fire codes for energy storage […]

How Can Fast-Moving Solar Companies Adjust to Growth?

It’s no secret the solar industry is growing quickly. 

In fact, 2020 set records for the industry. The fourth quarter exceeded the quarterly records set in fourth quarter 2016 by 22%, and the year ended with 19.2 GW installed, 43% more than the capacity added in 2019 –in spite of the global pandemic, according to the […]

With a Mission of Boosting Solar + Storage, Chris Brown Makes his Mark

In the 1990s, when Chris Brown was in high school, concerns about global warming sparked his interest in renewable energy.

He knew that climate disasters were in his future. “And I was convinced that it was inevitable that we’d  deplete readily available fossil fuel resources and would need to adopt other sources of energy.” 

Teaching Solar + […]

April 12th, 2021|Categories: Clean Energy Policy, Energy Storage, Megawatt Design, Solar, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Plus 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 […]

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,” […]