The Swell

Welcome To The Era Of The Smart Home Battery

Andrew Meyer
Home Battery
November 27, 2015
With growing interest in home batteries, the technology has skyrocketed. Battery models being released today are more exciting than ever, with innovative improvements in nearly every aspect.

This Off Grid Home Expects A 7.5 Year Payback On Solar Energy Storage Investment

Andrew Meyer
Sustainability
November 25, 2015
The Australian utility lobby has said it would take 30 years for a suburban home to payback the solar energy and battery storage investment it would take to get off the grid. Steve Madson, the head of Australian company Country Solar, just proved them wrong. Way wrong.

Here’s How Home Batteries Will Revolutionize The Solar Industry

Andrew Meyer
Home Battery
November 20, 2015
Combining solar panels with home battery storage is just a few years away from becoming the cheapest way to get electricity.

How Demand Charges Are Sabotaging Your Electricity Bill… And What You Can Do About It

Andrew Meyer
Energy
November 17, 2015
It's time to get up close and personal with your electricity bill.

Sgip: Californians Are Getting Paid To Install Awesome Energy Storage Systems

Andrew Meyer
Energy
November 15, 2015
The SGIP pays Californians for using certain renewable energy systems, like turbines, and also pays households with energy storage systems, like home batteries. We’re not talking about a few extra pennies, either. The SGIP pays energy storage users over a dollar per watt.