Category: off-grid solar

Home Solar Plus Batteries May Be the Final Nail in Utilities’ Coffins

A new report from RMI finds that the rise of energy storage could make or break utilities, as homeowners switch to solar plus batteries to save money.
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The SolarCity Microgrid Service Moves It More Into Utility Business

GridLogic, the new SolarCity microgrid service, gives customers a way to be free of the electric grid during an emergency -- or forever.
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6 Steps that Will Bring Energy Storage into Prime Time

A new report from IREC finds that regulations for energy storage are slowing adoption even more than the state of technology -- and offers ideas to fix it.
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Dropping Solar Costs Help SunEdison Expand Rural Solar to India, Africa

India was just the start – SunEdison expands its 'Eradication of Darkness' rural solar program into Africa, Middle East and even Europe
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Sandia Labs’ Marlene Brown on the Changing Roles for Women in Solar

When Marlene Brown first started working in the solar industry, off-grid systems were the norm. It was the early ‘90s and Brown was highly interested in the technical aspects of ...
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