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How to Spot Failing Equipment Before It Kills Off-Grid Energy Storage Systems

Posted by Crown Battery on Feb 7, 2023 2:45:00 PM

  A Tale of Two Off-Grid Homes: Two homes have identical batteries, identical solar and wind systems, identical appliances and usage patterns, and the same owner: you.

5 Benefits of On-Site Energy Storage – and Decentralizing Energy Production

Posted by Crown Battery on Jan 19, 2023 12:51:00 PM

If you had a time machine and set it to the year 1800 – hear us out – you might be surprised to find renewables and energy storage everywhere, from our ancestors’ homes to their workplaces.

Peak Shaving 101: How to Design your Peak-Shaving System to Lower Energy Costs

Posted by Crown Battery on Jan 10, 2023 9:40:00 AM

Many electric utilities are charging higher rates when there’s more demand (“peak pricing”). For instance, you may pay more for energy from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm — exactly when you’re using energy-intensive air conditioning or industrial/commercial machines. Your goal is to pay the lowest possible price for electricity. In this article, you’ll discover how peak shaving can help, including: 1. How to buy energy at a discount, instead of paying the maximum price; 2. What we can learn from Texas and California’s electricity price hikes; 3. Why energy companies use time–of–use rates; 4. Basics of peak shaving for profit and reliability; and 5. What to expect when you’re considering peak shaving.

Winter Storage Basics for Golf & Marine Batteries

Posted by Crown Battery on Nov 7, 2022 11:00:00 AM

Tucking in your boat or golf cart for the winter can be sad as we say goodbye to warmer weather for now. But you should take the time to ensure everything is taken care of before you lock them up in storage, especially when it comes to their batteries.

Where to Eat During RE+ 2022 (SPI & ESI): Dinner in Anaheim

Posted by Crown Battery on Sep 12, 2022 2:00:00 PM

Go on any restaurant review site – and you’ll find hundreds of restaurants near the Anaheim Convention Center.