solar power Tag

This post comes to you out of pure #energynerd excitement that metering - yes, THAT kind of metering - was featured on the latest episode of one of my favourite podcasts, 99% Invisible! Well, 99% Invisible actually “borrowed” this episode from ANOTHER great (and equally nerdy) podcast you should definitely listen to, called Outside/In. If you are interested in thrilling topics like utility rate design, the accidental origin of net metering and how it enabled the explosive growth of solar power, this episode is a must-listen for energy nerds everywhere.

A few days ago we launched SolarView, a new app to boost your building’s energy performance by integrating your solar PV production. With SolarView, you can push your limits and even convert your building into a power battery. Let’s review how you can start trying NOW this new app (and completely free).

Solar power is always a trending topic in the US energy industry. Regulations have pushed the install of self consume facilities, specially in states like California. But institutions have changed the laws in the last months. Will this affect to the market?  What's the potential of solar energy in the US? Let's take a look to this map, created by MapBox

Renewable energies have become a huge market. Powered with institutional support and financial assistance, we have seen a huge increase on their share in the energy mix. Now thanks to research we might be at the beginning of a new era for solar energy, thanks to hydricity.