Are batteries the next must-have gadget for your home? A new housing development in Utah may serve as a model for how to make this prediction a reality.

Today Sunnova announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Generac Power Systems making it the exclusive lease and power purchase agreement (PPA) provider for Generac’s PWRcell lithium-ion-based energy storage system. The two companies will offer Generac’s PWRcell system with Sunnova’s Lease, PPA, Loan and other financing agreement offerings through Sunnova’s approved vendor list, including a...

The U.S. Department of Energy is accelerating its commitment to developing large-scale energy storage technologies. DOE Secretary Dan Brouillette announced the launch of the Energy Storage Grand Challenge, an initiative to help create and sustain U.S. leadership in energy storage utilization and exports. The Grand Challenge builds on the $158 million Advanced Energy Storage Initiative...

From Florida to Nevada to California, big battery projects have been making headlines lately. But a more groundbreaking movement has received far less media attention – hundreds, in some cases thousands, of small distributed solar and battery systems working together to tackle power plant-sized problems.