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Batteries Save the Day

Jun 11, 2018

Sterling, MA needed power at night. Instead of building a new power plant, they installed a giant battery to store daytime solar energy for nighttime use.  Oxnard, CA fought off a dirty power plant by proving that it was cheaper to store solar energy.  Utility scale batteries are knocking power plants off the drawing board in communities around the country. 

KHSU Magazine: Grid Alternatives

Apr 21, 2017

Grid Alternatives Outreach Coordinator Justin Fricker spoke to Danielle Orr during the KHSU Magazine about the new Installation Basics Training Program (IBT). The program is a competency-based certificate program designed to develop the skills that are most relevant to entry-level solar installation and related employment. gridalternatives.org to learn more. Grid Alternatives provides solar electric systems for qualifying homeowners.