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By Tracy Fosterling
on 4/24/2020
  • california storage
  • energy storage
  • residential storage
Energy Toolbase presented on the California Solar and Storage Associations (CALSSA’s) inaugural Professional Development Series webinar. Our presentation was entitled: Residential Energy Storage Sales & Modeling Best Practices. Here are the main topics we covered in our presentation if you want to skip ahead: 1:06 Summary of the best residential ... read more...
By Adam Gerza
on 4/21/2020
  • energy exports
  • energy storage
  • nem paired storage
Energy Storage Net Energy Metering (aka NEM Paired Storage) allows a customer with a behind-the-meter solar + storage system to discharge their battery, exporting stored energy back to the grid and receive a Net Energy Metering credit, if the battery can verifiably charge 100% from solar. In certain cases, NEM ... read more...
By Amira Hamdon
on 4/16/2020
  • company culture
  • General Interest
  • remote work
With COVID-19 acting as a disruptive force, remote work has come to the forefront as the best method to practice social distancing while continuing operations. This is new territory for many people and has left a lot of businesses wondering how to maintain a connected and collaborative team while working ... read more...
By Erin Christensen
on 4/10/2020
  • rate changes
  • rate increase
  • southern california edison
Southern California Edison (SCE), one of California’s big three investor-owned utilities (IOU), is on the brink of implementing significant increases to their bundled electric rates. Next week, on Monday, April 13 , 2020, SCE is scheduled to raise rates by an average of roughly 7%, which will affect all categories ... read more...
By Tracy Fosterling
on 4/1/2020
  • energy storage
  • SGIP
  • storage incentives
The Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) in California is the longest running and most lucrative incentive program for behind-the-meter energy storage projects in the country. The program received a historic new commitment of funding in 2018 when the California legislature passed Senate Bill 700 (SB 700), which provided the program an ... read more...