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3 Tesla Powerwalls + SunPower Solar = 33 Days “Off Grid” — CleanTechnica Interview

November 10th, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

New York state resident Anthony Sicari has a home solar power and energy storage system that he used to power his home “off- grid” for 33 days. That's a bit more than one month of electricity self-generation, Tesla Powerwall battery storage, and consumption. To be extra clear, the home only used electricity from the solar panel & battery combination during that period, none from the utility


Solar Farms Sprouting In Kauai & Florida

January 9th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Kauai and Florida utility companies are adding more solar power. One expects to get 70% of its electricity from the sun; the other just 8%. Guess which one is a solar power leader?


Rooftop Solar Curtailment To Ease With Refocused Hawaii Energy Contracts

January 7th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

Hawaiian electric utilities have been forcefully de-linking residential rooftop solar generators at peak hours for several years, but the installation-discouraging practice may fade as refocused utility-scale solar+storage contracts come into effect. Beyond Hawaii, these new contract types, which shift curtailment risk away from the solar owner, also may help California avoid an increase in the curtailment of solar flowing onto its grid


Kona Brewing Company Taps The Sun To Power Its Brewing Operations In Hawai’i

August 7th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Hawai'i's own Kona Brewing Company on the Big Island is tapping into the power of the sun to allow people to tap into its beer without guilt. The company is installing a new solar-plus-storage installation with the help of EnSync Energy and Holu Energy that will allow the company to crank out nearly 7,000 cans of 'Liquid Aloha' per hour


15 Solar Facts You Should Know

November 25th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

Originally published on Cost of Solar. If you’ve missed many of the articles we’ve published over the past couples months, [&hellip


Experience Grid Freedom

November 1st, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

Originally published on Cost of Solar. Do you ever feel like you’re an indentured servant at the mercy of your [&hellip



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