PV plus storage saves in Costa Rica

Demand Energy’s storage-plus-solar-PV microgrid, the largest in Central America, provides improved power quality, energy savings, and renewables integration for Establishment Labs. Pic: Demand Energy.

Demand Energy’s storage-plus-solar-PV microgrid, the largest in Central America, provides improved power quality, energy savings, and renewables integration for Establishment Labs. Pic: Demand Energy.

 By Mike Stone

A recently-completed solar-plus-storage microgrid has contributed to “eyebrow raising” savings for a medical manufacturing facility in Costa Rica.
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How solar storage helps Hawaii’s grid

Dan Nordloh, executive vice president of EnSync Energy Systems, speaks at ground breaking event for University of the Nations. Pic: EnSync, © Nadia Take 2015.

Dan Nordloh, executive vice president of EnSync Energy Systems, speaks at ground breaking event for University of the Nations. Pic: EnSync, © Nadia Take 2015.

By Jason Deign

A solar-plus-battery project in Hawaii is showing how energy storage can help take the stress off the grid while delivering benefits to utility customers.
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