sonnen, Standford Collaborate on Energy Storage, Load Management Research

sonnen, a manufacturer of smart energy storage systems, says it has entered a research collaboration with Stanford University’s Sustainable Systems Lab (S3L) to deploy its intelligent energy storage hardware and load management software in 15 Fremont-area solar-powered homes and in a commercial agricultural facility in El Nido, Calif.  The deployment and continued operation of these […]

Turnkey Capital Signs LOI to Acquire Affordable Solar Solutions

Turnkey Capital Inc., a business advisory company, has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire Affordable Solar Solutions, a solar photovoltaic (PV) design and installation firm currently servicing the Southeastern U.S.  Affordable Solar was founded to address the way that society thinks about and uses energy. With a focus on seeking solutions to the […]

Dominion Energy planning 498 MW of new solar projects in Virginia

Dominion Energy Virginia proposed its largest slate yet of new solar projects as the company moves forward to provide customers with more clean energy. The nine solar facilities would bring nearly 500 MW of new renewable energy to customers, enough to power around 125,000 homes at peak output. The proposal comes months after the enactment… […]

What Residential Installers Can Do To Drive Sales During These Uncertain Times and Beyond

By Steven Wittenberg, Trina Solar Product Manager Although residential solar took a hit from shelter-in-place orders during Q2 2020, the sector remains incredibly resilient with plenty of opportunities available for small installers. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, residential installations declined 23 percent from Q1 to Q2 2020. The slump arises largely from the… […]

sonnen batteries will be used in Stanford research project

Residential battery maker sonnen has established a research collaboration with Stanford University’s Sustainable Systems Lab (S3L) within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering to deploy sonnen’s intelligent energy storage hardware and load management software in 15 Fremont, California-area solar-powered homes and in a commercial agricultural facility in El Nido, California. The deployment and continued… […]