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 […]

E2 Clean Jobs America 2022 Summary

E2 is a national, nonpartisan group of business leaders, investors, and others who advocate for smart policies that are good for the economy and good for the environment. E2 believes that a good economy and good environment should be good for all. For that reason, they support policies that advance diversity and equity and ensure […]

What the Inflation Reduction Act Could Mean for the HeatSpring Community

UPDATE: The Inflation Reduction Act has passed Congress and has signed by President Biden.

For many of us working in clean energy and environmental stewardship, hearing that the Inflation Reduction Act passed through the Senate filled us with hope for a future where the United States prioritizes and funds climate action. As you’ve undoubtedly heard, the […]

Simulating a Power Outage to Test Battery Health

Batteries that are used strictly for resiliency are oftentimes rarely discharged, as these storage applications only get used when the utility has an outage. That has a lot of implications for the storage equipment. Join HeatSpring instructor Chris LaForge as he explains how to simulate a power outage with a PV + battery back-up system […]

July 21st, 2022|Categories: Energy Storage, Q+A, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Plus Storage||

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||