What Could Dethrone Solar In Residential Energy

The energy delivered from electrical utilities has not increased drastically in price even though the demand is ever-growing. This can be largely attributed to the emergent practice of utilizing renewable energy. There are numerous people now that aim to be eco-friendly within their homes and it all started with the solar panel.
Home solar energy systems have been convenient to most residential customers due to the availability of the roof space. Knowing that the sun is constantly shining, having solar panels installed provides an immediate source for usage of low-powered devices.
However, as the market for other components …

Safer Batteries Set to Take Over Residential Energy Storage Market

As solar energy is increasing its usage in the US, the demand for solar batteries is also on the rise. The most common battery chemistry being used globally is ‘lithium-ion batteries. However, that term is very broad for classification wherein the lithium-nickel-manganese-cobalt-oxide, or NMC, that is used in electric vehicles, is categorized as such.
With the quest for storing as much energy as possible in such a tiny space raising the risk for unwanted chemical reaction due to heat, or also called ‘thermal runaway’, the need for an alternative is inevitable. One particular substitute that is growing popular is the lithium-…