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Why Distributed Solar Matters to Homeowners

A buzzword often used in promotions for small-scale solar PV development is the term “distributed generation”. It’s a broadly defined term, partially because it’s still more of an idea than a tested alternative to centralized power grids common in most communities. Centralized electricity generation typically serves a large and diverse set of consumers from a […]

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Is Energy Storage the Silver Bullet for Distributed Solar Generation?

A major selling point for residential solar generation is the advantages it brings of┬ádistributed generation. More precise load delivery, fewer losses in transmission and fewer costs in grid infrastructure and maintenance are just a few of the efficiencies provided by distributed electricity networks. However, many of these grid benefits, particularly when considering solar power generation, […]

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