Batteries & Other Energy Storage Devices

October 2023
BEVs Have a Weight Problem That Can’t Be Solved with Traditional Approaches

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Figure 1: Conversion to 48V system reduces vehicle total current draw from over 250A to under 75A without impacting the electrical content of the vehicle.

Battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) have a serious weight problem and not the type Weight Watchers® can fix. Many BEVs are as much as 33% heavier than their internal combustion engine vehicle (ICE) counterparts. The chair of the National Transportation Safety Board noted “The Ford F-150 Lightning is betwee
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Date:
10/31/2023
PSDcast – Off-Grid Solar Charging at a California Vineyard

Tom McCalmont, CEO and co-founder of Paired Power

Paired Power and Monarch Tractor are announcing their partnership to power Kaerskov Vineyard with 100 percent clean, off-grid energy for its farming operations. And on the line to discuss it is Tom McCalmont, CEO and co-founder of Paired Power. 
Date:
10/03/2023
Keeping California Golden

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Figure 1: Installers can encourage battery uptake by educating homeowners on value stacking. Time of use savings, load shifting, oversizing and smart product selection are all key to increasing the profitability of energy storage

For several years, driven by lucrative financial incentives, California saw a massive increase in solar installations. However, with the changes to net metering incentives introduced in April, homeowners and installers alike are faced with the unknown. California is appropriately named the Golden State, no
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Date:
10/01/2023

 


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