Four ways to maximize a microgrid (Solar Power World)

Posted by Crown Battery on Nov 29, 2018 10:21:00 AM

Going off-grid used to mean making compromises. But a new technology -- the microgrid -- marries the best of grid-tied and off-grid systems and saves money.

In this Solar Power World article, installer Mark Snyder (Mark Snyder Electric) and Crown Battery’s VP of SLI products, John Connell, cover 4 key steps to get the most out of a microgrid.

Here’s just some of what you’ll discover:

  • How to get 25% to 50% more power from the same system on hot and cloudy days

  • Why it’s crucial to oversize your battery energy storage system (and one installer’s rule of thumb on how much)

  • How microgrids work -- and their key benefits (lower transmission losses are just the start)

  • 3 tips to choose the right advanced-technology renewable energy batteries for a microgrid

  • The brand-new air-conditioning alternative that can reduce electrical demand by up to 90%

Tags: Renewable Energy Systems, Solar Power International