Are you done with paying time of use rates (TOU)? Frustrated by the high prices and complicated billing system for your household electricity? If you live in California, you’ve been clocking your kWh and paying premium electricity rates for a while now. Maybe it’s time to consider some creative options to combat the pitfalls of TOU. While shifting energy usage times can certainly help l...

  Have remote working, hybrid schooling, and other recent shifts amped up your power consumption at home? It’s amazing how quickly usage — and electric bills — can add up with multiple people using multiple devices in multiple rooms. If you’re already using an electricity usage monitor, you’re one step ahead! You’re able to identify problem areas and energy hogs; now you...

In the immortal words of Bob Dylan, “the times they are a changin.”  Never have these words been more true than with respect to a home’s energy management system. “Back in the day,” we all expected the safe, reliable, flow of grid power from your local utility into your home. This unwavering faith and expectation has been under siege in the last decade. The confluence of global w...

Battery storage is the fastest growing market segment in solar, creating new markets as well as solar retrofit expansion opportunities across the USA for renewable projects large and small. Batteries allow the solar array to maximize savings on the electric bill and provide backup power during grid outages. Every offgrid solar array includes a battery, but an increasing number of grid-tied cus...