The Swell

The New Home Battery On The Block: Tesla Powerwall 2.0 Is Coming This Summer

Andrew Meyer
Home Battery
February 12, 2016
Since Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s new home and grid-scale batteries in April of last year, demand for solar battery storage has surged in a big way. Now, Tesla has announced that he has something else in store for solar battery seekers: a new version of Tesla’s home battery, the Powerwall, will be coming out this summer.

California’s S G I P Is Giving Millions To Big Businesses Instead Of You

Andrew Meyer
Home Battery
February 9, 2016
If you haven’t yet heard about California’s Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP), it’s time to wake up and smell the money… before it’s gone.

California’s Net Metering Decision Especially Great For Home Battery Owners

Andrew Meyer
Home Battery
February 1, 2016
Both the solar industry and its loyal customers are celebrating again this week in California, after the Public Utilities Commission voted to maintain retail rates for net-metered customers. The major stipulation, time-of-use charges, won’t be an issue for customers with home battery energy storage.

Top 10 Solar Myths, Debunked

Anna Gretz
Sustainability
January 29, 2016
Here’s it is, folks: every myth you’ve heard about solar, debunked in one blog post.

Home Battery Prices Reach An All Time Low (And With S.G.I.P., Your Payback Time Is Crazy Fast)

Andrew Meyer
Home Battery
January 25, 2016
The solar industry closed out 2015 on a major high note with the extension of the solar Investment Tax Credit, and the good news just keeps on coming.