Harumi Fuji McClure and her husband live in a nice, two-story house in Morgan Hill south of San Jose. It gets pretty hot there in the summers, so they have a large swimming pool and air-conditioning in the whole house. But her electricity bill isn’t high: it’s negative five dollars a month.
Demand-based rates could create a new market for combining rooftop solar with household battery energy storage to benefit customers and the energy grid, according to the Arizona Republic.
While some rooftop-solar energy advocates have opposed "demand rates" from Arizona utilities, other companies see the rates as an opportunity to launch a new market for household-battery and solar systems that benefit customers and the power grid.
California has long been a leader in solar policy. And as history has shown us time and time again, global trends– from Facebook to electric cars–tend to start in California before taking over the world.
Lessons learned from the Japanese solar marketIt’s no secret that United States utilities are feeling the growing pains of the breakneck growth of the solar market. As distributed solar floods the grid with power when the sun shines, utilities struggle to address the dual challenge of decreased revenue and greater fluctuation in demand for their conventionally generated power. Utilities have...
Tabuchi Electric, a solar-plus-storage solution manufacturer, has opened its North American headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and plans to hire new employees.
Tabuchi Electric, a well known Japan-based solar-plus-storage manufacturer, announced the opening of its expanded office, training and testing facility in San Jose, Calif.
Tabuchi Electric (Osaka, Japan), a solar-plus-storage manufacturer, on March 21st, 2016 announced the opening of its expanded office, training and testing facility in San Jose, CA, U.S.
San Jose, CA - Tabuchi Electric, a well known Japan-based solar-plus-storage manufacturer, announced the opening of its expanded office, training and testing facility in San Jose, Calif. Tabuchi Electric’s 41,493-sq-ft space will be the hub for development and sales of the company’s solar-plus-storage and inverter technologies designed to help U.S. homeowners cut electricity costs and...