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Letter from The CEO: Pursuing The Integrated Bottom Line in Today’s World

As a company, as a nation, as a global community, we find ourselves in the midst of enormous and simultaneous social, economic and political crises.
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Economic Recovery & the Rise of DER in a Post-Pandemic World

As the world grapples with the dire consequences of COVID-19, many are trying to assess the impact the global pandemic, ensuing economic downturn, and social inequities, will have on renewables and the overall energy transition to a more sustainable future.
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COVID-19 Shows Energy Resiliency, Renewables & Storage is Crucial to Emergency Preparedness

As the pandemic ravages communities around the world, technology playing crucial role in helping access information, conduct business & connect with others.
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SimpliPhi CEO Catherine Von Burg Addresses COVID-19

COVID-19 and moving forward as part of the “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce” industry sector which includes energy and emergency response.
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How to Choose The Best Back-Up Power: Generators, Batteries and SimpliPhi Power

If you want to buy back-up power to avoid blackouts caused by extreme weather or grid outages, it helps to consider value, reliability, safety, and your usage plans. Rapid advances in renewable energy and storage technology mean that you can add to your generator’s capacity - or skip a generator completely. The best lithium ion batteries can now go far beyond most generators’ run time and power output, thereby eliminating the refueling, maintenance, fumes and noise that come with running...
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Final Days of the Full 30% Solar + Storage Tax Credit: Act Now to Maximize Daily Energy Savings and Power Security

2019: The Last Year to Access the Full 30% ITC Since its inception in 2005, the federal solar investment tax credit (ITC) has enabled homeowners and businesses to save thousands of dollars on their solar+storage systems across the U.S. However, lawmakers have established a “step-down” schedule to drop the tax credit for business to a permanent 10 percent, and phase out the residential credit entirely by 2022. Current and future solar energy system owners only have until December 31, 2019 to...
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Before (lead acid batteries) and after (SimpliPhi batteries).

Replacing Lead Acid Batteries with LFP: A Guide for Homeowners

Installation expert weighs: advantages of replacing lead acid batteries with lithium iron phosphate (LFP) for safer, reliable & maintenance-free off-grid power.
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Renewable Energy is Vital for National Security and Financial Stability

Renewable Energy is Vital for National Security and Financial Stability
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SimpliPhi IQ Installer Spotlight: West Coast Sustainables

Having lived off grid on solar+storage for 5 years now, Jason Andrade, the owner of West Coast Sustainables, walks the walk.
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CSLB Vote Threatens California’s Solar Industry

Limiting solar+storage and other energy storage system installation to C-10 licensed electricians puts entire industry at risk.
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