Category: Smart Grid

Panasonic NextGen 2170 battery with Tesla for Model 3 plus more at CES 2018

Hey all!  CES 2018 is a wrap and the poll results are in. After over 2,500 votes, it’s clear that you all wanted for me to cover the Panasonic NextGen 2170 battery. Tesla and Panasonic have partnered to mass-produce lithium ion battery cells at…

U.S. Solar Market Notches Another Quarter of 2 GW Growth, But Uncertainty Holds Back Installations

Trade case, tight global supply of modules drive up prices in all segments BOSTON and WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. installed more than 2 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the third quarter of 2017, despite experiencing higher prices across all…

Top Ways to Know You’ve Chosen the Best Solar Contractor for Your Home

By Katherine Oakes Making the switch to solar power is not your average home improvement project. There are many factors to consider and even more decisions to make (some easy, some not so easy). Unlike many other home projects, such as kitchen renovations or…

Florida Power & Light and Audubon Florida launch Solar Sanctuary program to promote pollinators and preserve wildlife habitat at new solar power plant sites

-This new partnership aims to transform thousands of acres of solar-generating property into thriving sanctuaries with dedicated conservation areas -Florida Wildflower Foundation, Florida Native Plant Society, Wildlife Habitat Council and other groups are working with FPL and Audubon to enhance eight solar sites to…

When Will Energy Storage Be A Mass Market Reality? 

The solar power market, which prior to 2011 was considered strictly a niche market in the United States, has expanded so quickly in the past five years it’s been almost breathtaking. In part, the rapid expansion is the result of falling component prices as…

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