1. Why a Combo of Grid-Tied Solar and Battery Storage Benefits All

    Why a Combo of Grid-Tied Solar and Battery Storage Benefits All

    Rocky Mountain Institute's recent report, "The Economics of Grid Defection," explored the potential for solar-plus-battery systems to reach economic parity with the electric grid. That analysis reached a striking conclusion: solar-plus-battery systems could become cost competitive with purchasing electricity from your utility in several areas around the country much faster, and for more customers than traditionally thought. The implication is that customers could choose to become their own power provider. In fact, a March Morgan Stanley report strongly reinforced that possibility.

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