Bi-directional Inverters are Reshaping Energy Storage Projects around the World

Converting DC to AC power has been a common part of the mix for renewable energy storage for decades. Renewables like wind and solar generate DC electricity and provide power to/from the grid through the use of unidirectional inverters. But renewable generation is trending away from the model of selling power only to the nearest […]

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Battery Based Energy Trading: Next Step After Reverse Metering?

The combination of battery-based energy storage and solar power already has some electric utilities worried. They believe consumers’ ability to store energy harvested by home solar arrays for later use could be a threat to their business model. Given that, they’re probably not going to like this latest development in energy-storage economics. Consumers with home […]

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