Author Archives: Catherine Von Burg

Power Outages and the Failure of Grid-Tied Solar

Solar not always the best choice as backup for an unreliable grid. Many disappointed when they realize there is no access to PV generation on their rooftops.
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Grid-Tied vs. Behind-the-Meter Energy Storage: Putting Power Back in the Hands of End-Users

During grid failure, behind-the-meter assets owned & controlled by end-user allow systems to operate with local, autonomous control to meet their needs.
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How SimpliPhi is Joining Forces in the Fight Against Australia’s Possible Battery Ban

SimpliPhi’s CEO traveled to Australia & NZ to meet distributors, power companies, manufacturers engaged in debate around safety of lithium ion batteries.
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Price vs The True Cost of Lithium-ion Batteries Simplified

Determining the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) over a battery’s useable lifetime is more accurate and reliable for understanding true cost and ROI.
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Celebrating the Innovation Behind a Product: A Recap of the 2016 Edison Awards

This month, we were honored by the 2016 Edison Awards with a Silver award for our innovation in Energy & Sustainability for the PHI 2.6 High-Output Battery. “Our judges recognized SimpliPhi Power as a true innovator out of the many products in its category,” said Frank Bonafilia, executive director of the Edison Awards. Like any early-stage technology company we have overcome many challenges in the development and commercialization of our high-performance power storage solutions. Typically, these critical accomplishments are not met...
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