Residential solar installationWhy a combo of grid-tiered solar and battery storage benefits all. A recent study showed that combining solar energy with battery storage capability can make solar energy cost-equivalent to current grid based power. One company is capitalizing on this process and integrates the system with cloud-based software so that utilities can manage this distributed energy source in time of high demand. Systems can be installed at both small commercial and residential units. To access this article, click here.

About the Author: Lauren Boitel

Lauren Boitel is the Executive Director of ImpactNV, a statewide sustainability NGO convener and coalition builder that drives systemic change around economic, environmental, and social sustainability in the Silver State. Lauren has 12 years of experience as a Sustainability Professional in Southern Nevada and teaches Sustainability & Entrepreneurship for the Lee Business School at UNLV.