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Mobile Energy Solution to the Rescue

The Solar Sea Can Solution by Great Canadian Solar is a highly mobile, compact and flexible off-grid solar energy system for any remote power requirements. Image: Great Canadian Solar

Green Energy Times Staff

There are lots of reasons to have mobile solar systems complete with batteries. They can supply electricity when the […]

How Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries Are Easier on The Environment

Danielle Ferguson

Lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries have many features that make them superior to other battery technologies. They are lightweight and versatile. They have a long lifespan and a fast recharge rate. They can also withstand cold, heat, collision, and mishandling during charging and discharging without risk of combustion.

But are lithium iron phosphate […]

Be Prepared for Emergencies: Generators and Backup Batteries

A tree that fell due to the weight of ice in Troy, New York. Image: Wikipedia

Keeping your power on when things go bump in the night.

Chi Woodruff

As global warming increases and sea levels rise, natural disasters are also expected to increase. Only about one fifth of U.S. and Canadian […]

Off-Grid Solar Installations Increasing During the Pandemic

Commercial grid-tie array at Rek-Lis Brewing in Bethlehem NH. Photos Darren O’Meara.

George Harvey

The Covid-19 pandemic has had different effects on different industries. Some industries have been hit hard, and others found the time exceptionally profitable. We wanted to get a good idea of what is happening for the solar industry, […]

INTRODUCTION TO BATTERY SYSTEMS 10-28-2020 WEBINAR @ 3PM EST

This is a perfect start to learning about the aggressively growing battery market. Learn how to design a battery system that meets customer expectations by starting with project fundamentals!

Topics Industry Overview Lithium chemistry 2 Hour Sizing and other design rules Battery System Components

Learning Objectives

Learn how […]

Energy Storage at Your Fingetips: Webinar Oct. 14, 2020

Fortress Power and Lumin are excited to bring you a joint webinar. Lumin is the responsive home energy manager that enhances your energy storage!

Together with Fortress Power Solar Storage Solutions, your energy is truly at your fingertips! Please join us on Wednesday 10/14 at 2PM EST

Topics Include: Introduction to Fortress Power and Products […]

RELiON Battery Joins 1% for the Planet

RELiON Battery, to donate 1% of annual sales to environmental causes

On July 30, 2020, RELiON Battery announced that they have become a member of the international non-profit organization, 1% for the Planet, (http://bit.ly/1pct4planet) pledging to donate 1% of annual sales to fund eco-friendly, earth-conscious causes and organizations around […]

Clean Energy Group Proposes 20 Federal Strategies to Advance Battery Storage Markets

Recommends New Federal Policy, Support for Low- and Moderate-Income Communities, and New Finance Tools

Montpelier, VT – Clean Energy Group (CEG), a national nonprofit organization that has worked on multiple battery storage issues over the last several years, has proposed a comprehensive series of new policy actions the federal government could take to accelerate […]

Working Together: Fortress Battery and Green Mountain Solar

In Hinesburg, VT, 24 LG panels enjoy clear-blue summer skies to power the home and charge the Fortress back-up-energy-storage system. Photos courtesy of Green Mountain Solar.

George Harvey

Fortress Power

Regular readers of Green Energy Times might have read “Battery Storage Choices Grow with Fortress Power,” an article that was […]

Battery Storage Choices Grow with Fortress Power

Fortress Power eVault 18.5 installation. Courtesy photos.

Chris Sparadeo

In the past, flooded lead-acid (FLA) batteries have been the first choice for those living off-grid. Although they have historically been the backbone of remote electrification, these batteries come with tradeoffs. Off-gassing, equalization charge, hydrometer readings are concepts that off-grid homeowners have come to grudgingly […]