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Hurricane Season P. 2: Solar Trailers

Last week, we discussed the benefits of having battery backups with your solar system during a natural disaster.  Not all of us have photovoltaic installations on our roofs, and the ones who do, usually don’t have a battery.  So what’s the other option, TweeterDeeter?!? I just flew back from Innovationland with a technology that I feel every disaster responder should have!  A solar trailer.  What is a solar trailer?  It’s what it sounds...
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Hurricane Season P. 1: Battery Backups

Right now we’re entering the hurricane season.  In my short lifetime, I have seen some horrific ones, #Katrina #Sandy.  We have been dealing with these disasters forever, and that means we have developed ways to better survive them.  The solution to power loss is solar!  After Hurricane Sandy, it took almost two weeks to restore 95% of the electric grid in New York.  In this two part blog post, we’ll talk about some of the ways solar is your...
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