As Enphase celebrates ten years and ten million microinverters shipped, co-founder Raghu Belur shares what he sees as the company’s biggest successes and most exciting plans for the future. He also discusses how adding solar and storage to the grid isn’t just a matter of nuts and bolts, but an effort to create a better, […]
We spoke with President of Princeton Power Darren Hammell, who started his solar storage company in his dorm room. The company now celebrates 15 years. Hammell shares what has made Princeton Power successful, his view of the storage market and advice for other solar startups.
Energy storage, though currently in its infancy, is predicted to be crucial to the growth of solar. To learn more about the market and technology, we spoke with Laurent Mahuteau, Saft’s Technical Sales & Project Manager.
How will storage be important to solar’s long-term success? Do contractors know enough about storage? How have utilities responded to solar-plus-storage? We spoke with Ray Kubis, in light of his recent appointment to Gridtential’s board of directors. Ray is a storage veteran, with 35 years of experience in the industrial and automotive sectors of the […]
Other than batteries, what other components make up solar storage systems? What should you consider when selecting these components? We spoke with John Vernacchia, global segment manager for renewable energy at Eaton, to learn more. You can also learn more by stopping by Eaton’s booth 2922 at Solar Power International 2015 in Anaheim, California.
Remember vanadium from your high school science class? We spoke with Imergy President Tim Hennessey who told us how his company is using a lower-cost vanadium waste product to create batteries that can last longer and hold more power than many other options out there. Listen to learn more.
Energy storage is an important issue to address to provide better grid stability, and therefore more reliable power. But solving this issue could cost the federal government millions of dollars. Or not. Green Charge Networks says it’s come up with a solution to address grid storage challenges by bringing the public and private sectors together. […]
Welcome to another edition of Solar Speaks, Solar Power World’s podcast series that gives you the opportunity to hear from the industry’s biggest newsmakers in their own words.We spoke with Shaw Lynds, a research and development systems engineer at Maxwell Technologies. Shaw told us about how ultracapacitor storage technology can help solve issues with solar energy’s […]