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29 Apr How do solar battery warranties work?

Increasingly, Mainers are installing solar systems with battery backup for grid outages. During blackouts, solar batteries need to perform well to keep the lights on, the refrigerator running, and the sump pump working.  Just like your cell phone or laptop battery, solar panel batteries slowly lose...

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25 Oct Should I Install Batteries on my Solar System?

 Solar energy systems with batteries have skyrocketed in popularity in the last decade. Lithium-ion batteries have increased in capabilities while prices have fallen. Solar battery storage offer greater resiliency during grid outages, especially in areas in Maine with an unstable electric grid.  Whereas lithium-ion batteries have...

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16 Jul Solar Energy Batteries on the Rise

Chuck Piper, co-owner of Sundog Solar was recently interviewed by Earth911 about solar batteries. As the cost of batteries for solar energy drops and the capabilities increase, homeowners are increasingly looking to solar-plus-storage technologies for greater energy independence and resiliency. Natural disasters and extreme weather events...

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17 May Solar Energy Batteries on the Rise

By Sarah Lozanova Published May 17, 2018, in Earth911   As the cost of batteries for solar energy drops and the capabilities increase, homeowners are increasingly looking to solar-plus-storage technologies for greater energy independence and resiliency. Natural disasters and extreme weather events in 2017 highlighted power grid vulnerabilities and...

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