The Energy Storage Blog

Shining a Light on Solar-Plus-Storage Cost Drivers

December 16, 2015

According to GTM Research, last year less than one-tenth of one percent of solar PV installations included battery storage. These stats may suggest that the market isn’t ready for storage yet, but the reality could not be more different. Early visionaries and advocates for the solar-plus-storage combination have generated a high level of industry attention […]

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Four good reasons for community microgrids

October 28, 2015

It is clear why city leaders are turning their attention to community microgrids. Energy is the lifeblood of any contemporary community, and severe storms in recent years have revealed the vulnerability of the central grid. Taking into account the priorities of city leaders — infrastructure, finance, and economic development — here are four good reasons […]

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Dynapower on the road

October 7, 2015

Dynapower is constantly innovating and bringing new technology to the energy industry that can leverage renewable energy, improve efficiency and help avoid costly grid infrastructure upgrades. Bi-directional inverters provide end users and grid operators alike the ability to customize solutions to fit their needs — everything from ancillary services to emergency back-up and microgrids. Over […]

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Dynapower powers Solar Capital of New England

September 23, 2015

Dynapower is thrilled to be a part of what business and political leaders, including Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, are hailing as the “Solar Capital of New England.” Rutland, Vermont, home to Green Mountain Power’s Stafford Hill Solar Farm and microgrid, is host to the largest amount of solar generated electricity per capita of any city […]

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Dynapower needs your vote!

September 2, 2015

Dynapower’s bi-directional inverters are playing critical roles in innovative energy storage projects around the world, increasing the use of renewables and helping utilities avoid costly infrastructure upgrades. We’re thrilled that Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the largest storage-focused event in the world, has recognized a major grid-scale project where Dynapower inverters are at work. Each […]

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Dynapower expands to West Coast to support growing sales

August 19, 2015

Dynapower is continuing its global expansion of its team and operations with a new facility in Union City, California. The new 12,000 square foot facility will allow Dynapower to further enhance the support of its West Coast customer base through locally stored spare parts and locally based field service. Dynapower’s innovative bi-directional inverters play a […]

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Bi-directional inverters are reshaping energy storage projects around the world

August 13, 2015

Converting DC to AC power has been a common part of the mix for renewable energy storage for decades. Renewables like wind and solar generate DC electricity and provide power the grid through the use of unidirectional inverters. But renewable generation is trending away from the model of selling power only to the nearest buyer, […]

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What We’re Listening To: Vermont Public Radio

July 30, 2015

Dynapower Sales Manager Chip Palombini was interviewed by Vermont Public Radio (VPR) for a “Vermont Edition” broadcast that aired on July 29th. During the interview he spoke in some detail about how bi-directional energy storage inverters – one of Dynapower’s mainstay products – work. He explained how inverters enable renewable energy and improve grid stability […]

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Energy storage could literally save America $ billions

July 22, 2015

America’s electricity grid has been called “the greatest invention of the 20th century,” but today it’s becoming an outdated infrastructure. Limited transmission capacity compounded by deferred or non-existent upgrades and maintenance, present a potentially costly crisis for communities and ratepayers across the country. But advanced energy storage and distributed generation solutions – utility-scale to microgrids […]

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Dynapower supplies Tesla with inverters for their Powerpack system

July 15, 2015

This week Dynapower announced an agreement with Tesla to provide 250 kW bi-directional inverters for the electric vehicle company’s new Powerpack Commercial battery system. Tesla selected the Dynapower system based on our technology, track record, and long-term viability. The combination of Dynapower’s industry-leading electronics and Tesla’s stationary storage technology will enable large commercial and industrial […]

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