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 […]

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,” […]

What Happened in Texas? February 2021 Power Outages

At its highest level, electric power elevates us in so many ways.  It helps us build our awareness of local and global events, understand the experiences and perspectives of others, and collaborate with others to enact change.   It is a driver of our economy, giving us efficient manufacturing, services, and e-commerce.  And electric power is […]