4 Ways to Reduce Your Commercial Electricity Demand Charges

If you look at your recent electricity bill, you’ll notice that aside from your usage charges (the amount of electricity you use multiplied by the rate you pay per kWh), there is something called a…

Is Your Site Ready for Solar Panels and Battery Storage?

What is a Solar Plus Storage System? Harnessing energy from the sun via solar panels is an excellent way to keep power flowing when you need it, but solar alone leaves you in the dark…

Dragonfly Energy CEO, Dr. Denis Phares, Looks Toward a Greener Future

At TEDxReno’s recent 2022 event, Dr. Denis Phares led a talk on the future of battery technology, a missing piece to the puzzle in solving a green energy crisis. The push towards more renewable energy,…

Benefits of an Off-Grid Power System

In both the commercial and industrial sectors, the use of new technology is helping to change the way that businesses are able to carry out their operations, and this is especially true out in the…

What Is Backup Power and Why Is It Important?

Businesses that rely on constant and consistent electricity need the assurance that they will be able to power their equipment when they need it most. However, while many take solace in the advanced power grid…

What Types of Batteries Are Used in Electric Cars?

Electric vehicles have steadily been gaining in popularity. As more manufacturers develop and release new models, it’s easy to envision an all-electric future. But the key to the success of the electric vehicle is their…

Why Does Energy Density Matter In Batteries?

Battery energy density is the amount of energy a battery contains compared to its weight or size. We call this the specific energy density when comparing to weight and volumetric energy density when comparing size.  …

Is Home Battery Backup Power Really Possible?

No one likes to sit in a dark home during a power outage without heat or A/C. But traditional generator systems can be expensive, a pain to set up or put away, and harmful to…

Lithium Batteries Dominate Liveaboard Sailboats

A liveaboard sailboat offers the freedom of RV or van life combined with the beautiful scenery and exhilarating travel of a sailboat–and they’re becoming more popular every day.  Like other full-time travelers, liveaboard sailboaters have…

Lithium Technology Spurs Electric Boat Innovation

Electric boats have been around for over 120 years and were common between 1880 and 1920 before the internal combustion engine became popular. Most electric boats have a rechargeable battery, and the invention of the…