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Is Solar Plus Batteries Cheaper than Natural Gas Generation?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Facilitator Tucson Electric Power (TEP) recently announced a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) from NextEra Energy Resources for a 100 MW solar project combined with a 30 MW/120 MWh battery storage system. The all-in price is … Continue reading

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Why Would a Commercial or Industrial Electric Customer Want a Battery?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor In a recent two-part series of blog posts, we looked at reasons a residential electric consumer would want a home battery. We concluded that in almost all cases, home battery systems don’t currently make sense for … Continue reading

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Why Would Consumers Want a Home Battery? Part II

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor Our last post, Part I of Why Would Consumers Want a Home Battery?, we identified four “value adds” that homeowners may find compelling enough to buy and install a cool new battery system like the new Powerwall … Continue reading

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Why Would Consumers Want a Home Battery? Part I

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor At a recent press conference in Los Angeles, Tesla CEO Edwin Musk gave a compelling presentation on how Tesla’s new Powerwall home battery system will revolutionize the electric industry.  And you too … Continue reading

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