Solar + Storage Battery Considerations: Chemistry, Design & Charge

Expert instructor Wes Kennedy answers 3 battery consideration questions in his Advanced Solar + Storage course discussion board…
Student 1: One of the biggest hurdles we deal with on the commercial side of storage is the Authority Having Jurisdiction, or AHJ. Most often, these issues come up with the Department of Buildings (DOB) and local Fire Departments, as […]

Wes Kennedy Weighs in on Stand Alone Solar Storage Systems

On the Advanced Solar + Storage discussion board, Wes Kennedy answers student questions about distribution circuit capacity and AC coupling for retrofits…
Student 1: Hey Wes, I have a quick comment on defining penetration levels. I think the definition you provided is a solid measurement, but as you know, utilities (and specifically those in Hawaii) have […]

Enroll in Advanced Solar + Storage, Get Wes Kennedy’s Battery Selector Tool!

Why enroll in Advanced Solar + Storage? You’ll access the Battery Selector Tool!
Decide the best battery for your application, from a cost perspective. 

This is a great tool for engineers, designers, and decision makers when determining the best battery to use for any application.

Starting with the input data tab, you characterize up to 10 batteries, choose the cycle […]