With the California Public Utility Commission’s latest proposal for NEM 3.0, there has been a lot of talk in the residential solar world about net metering and other residential retail rate structures. While California’s proposition will dramatically diminish the potential return on investment for residential solar, the Lumin Edge will offer mitigation strategies to bring a solar...

Integrating Renewable Energy Sources Into the Grid How can we respond to demands for both clean energy and greater energy security? By integrating renewable energy sources like wind and solar into the grid. As the power sector faces growing pressure to decarbonize and diversify its resources, we’re witnessing a major transition away from traditional fossil fuels.  To advance clean air ...

Designed to promote both sustainability and livability, smart neighborhoods (or smart communities) are considered by many municipal leaders to be the wave of the future. Made possible by solar technology, the Internet of Things (IoT), and human ingenuity, these connected communities no longer sound like futurist pipe dreams. As consumer demand for sustainability grows, we see purpose-built sma...

Saving money on electricity bills is top of mind in summer when households are cranking air conditioners and fueling pool pumps. Come winter the monthly energy costs ramp right back up again, with heating and water heater costs inevitably higher than the year before. How can you curb your residential load and reduce monthly energy costs? A residential load controller is one solution. Design...