How can end users truly get the most out of their solar + storage investment? – Ask an Expert Session

In the Ask an Expert series, HeatSpring instructors and industry thought leaders answer a question on the minds of the HeatSpring community. We are joined by Chris LaForge, instructor of the Designing Small Scale PV Systems with Energy Storage. 

While Chris has previously recorded his answer to this question, students in Chris’s HeatSpring courses have access […]

May 5th, 2022|Categories: Energy Storage, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Plus Storage||

Energy Storage Policy – a Look at the Most Recent States with Energy Storage Goals

Energy storage is an imperative part of a renewable energy future. Storage provides significant benefits to our electric grid like increased reliability, increased resilience, cost savings, the ability to integrate diverse energy sources, and lessening our impact on the environment through reduced emissions.

Increasing energy storage capacity will be integral to achieving our climate and economic […]

January 26th, 2022|Categories: Clean Energy Policy, Energy Storage, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Plus Storage, Uncategorized||

Wes Kennedy’s Solar Shed and the Quest for Net Zero

This Fall Wes Kennedy is teaching an incredible course called “Comprehensive Solar + Storage”. Consider taking it if you want to level-up your energy storage knowledge and earn a bunch of NABCEP credits. I asked Wes what kept him busy over the summer and his answer was unsurprisingly cool.

Here’s What Wes Has Been Up To

With […]

How Do We Get From 4% to 45%?

Today the Biden administration released a plan to increase the amount of solar energy produced from 4% of total generation (where it is today) to 45% by 2050. That represents a lot of growth for the solar industry.

What will that growth look like? Who are the key players needed to unlock that growth? What firms […]

Why Learn About Electric Utility Distribution Equipment?

Hi, my name is Tim Taylor and I have a course called “A Virtual Tour of Electric Utility Distribution Equipment”. I’ve been getting the question: “why do you have this course?”. It’s really to answer a lot of questions that people have when they begin to interact with utilities in a professional setting for the […]

August 25th, 2021|Categories: Electrical Distribution, Energy Storage, Solar Utility Interconnection, Utilities||