5 Reasons Why to Design with Energy Storage
By Sarah Dresher, sonnen Specification Manager
#1 Enables and accelerates the renewable transition!
Are your homeowners interested in clean and healthy living? Requests for renewable energy options are becoming more popular as people strive to live more sustainable lives. Aggressive climate goals and strong policy commitments require a higher percentage of renewable energy. Federal incentives, along with local or state incentives, have made the cost of entry lower for homeowners to acquire renewable energy. With the cost of solar energy at parity with grid energy (in some cases lower), the time is now.
#2 Solves a Problem with Renewable EnergySimply putting solar on the roof does not help existing grid infrastructure, it can hurt it. Energy storage allows homeowners to take that clean solar energy and store it for later use. The figure below outlines a typical home's daily energy consumption.