UL Solutions Launches New Testing Protocol for Residential Battery Energy Storage Systems

UL Solutions recently announced a new testing protocol that addresses fire service organizations’ demand for improved evaluations of battery energy storage systems for residential use. Residential battery energy storage systems (BESS), typically paired with rooftop solar installations and, in some cases, wind turbines, allow homeowners to store excess solar or wind energy for use at […]

Residential solar panels may not be as cost effective as promised

A new report shows that the cost of residential solar panels may not save people money on electricity. AUSTIN, Texas – Beware before you buy solar panels: Rooftop solar sales pitches can be misleading. In Texas, the electric grid is regulated by the Public Utilities Commission. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) manages the […]