WEBINAR TODAY: Adding Energy Storage for Grid-Tied Inverters

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WEBINAR TODAY: Adding Energy Storage for Grid-Tied Inverters

Postby Gwendoly Espe on Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:02 am

Adding Energy Storage for Grid-Tied Inverters
Date: March 15, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM PST – 11:00 AM PST

Registration: Click Here to Register!



Class Description:
In many parts of North America, the utility rate structure for renewables has moved from incentive based to effectively punitive by eliminating feed in tariffs, restricting or eliminating net metering, and employing time of use (TOU) rates outside of the solar production window. Therefore, adding storage to the huge base of installed grid tied solar generation systems has never been more relevant or cost effective than now.

Class Objectives:

Understand the options available for adding energy storage to a grid-tied inverter system.
Class Outline

Reasons to add battery storage to an existing renewable energy system.
Drop in replacement option.
DC Coupling option.
AC Coupling option.
Who Should Attend

Solar designers and installers that will be retro-fitting grid-tied inverter systems with energy storage
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Re: WEBINAR: Adding Energy Storage for Grid-Tied Inverters

Postby Gwendoly Espe on Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:47 am

Reminder there is webinar this week!
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Re: WEBINAR: Adding Energy Storage for Grid-Tied Inverters

Postby michaelkiera on Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:20 am

Gwendoly, just a general question, is Outback Power doing any research/product development in the FuelCell/Hydrogen dept?

New HHO electrolyzer designs are slowly emerging that separate the "H2" and "O" while being produced am very interested in pure Hydrogen as a "storage medium" (yes know if "mixed" can be highly dangerous) and a FuelCell as a FLEXMax energy source for night-time use as well?

ie: Keep batteries "in the middle" but do not excessively discharge overnight at all.

Currently have 2 X 20plate dry cells that, connected in series, utilizes a 24/36v battery tap to produce a HHO mix that is still basically useless for saving and/or compression. During daytime use am utilizing diversion function to run electrolyzers but to no real point, lol "where's the beef"? ](*,)

When in charging mode run HHO mix to genset carburetor to boast CNG fuel economy, power output? Truly do feel a solar-powered hydrogen economy behind FuelCell tech is the future, only way to go!

A typical experimental dry-cell H2 & O separator gasket is here \:D/
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Re: WEBINAR TODAY: Adding Energy Storage for Grid-Tied Inver

Postby Gwendoly Espe on Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:50 am

Gwendoly, just a general question, is Outback Power doing any research/product development in the FuelCell/Hydrogen dept?


Not that I'm aware of.
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Re: WEBINAR TODAY: Adding Energy Storage for Grid-Tied Inver

Postby Kurt Lundquist on Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:50 am

Are you giving the Webinar?

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Re: WEBINAR TODAY: Adding Energy Storage for Grid-Tied Inver

Postby Gwendoly Espe on Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:51 am

** WEBNIAR TODAY**

Last chance to sign up and watch!!
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Re: WEBINAR TODAY: Adding Energy Storage for Grid-Tied Inver

Postby Gwendoly Espe on Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:54 am

Are you giving the Webinar?


I believe it's the talented, very experienced Mark Mays giving this presentation. For those who don't know him, he's our AC Coupling expert for many years. He worked closely on testing the new AC Coupling functionality.
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Re: WEBINAR TODAY: Adding Energy Storage for Grid-Tied Inver

Postby Gwendoly Espe on Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:22 am

The webinar is up on our YouTube channel!

Webinar | Adding Energy Storage for Grid Tied Inverters
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