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Storage Delivers Resiliency and Security Against Growing Threats to Grid Power

With extreme weather events, wildfires and other threats to energy security increasing in number and duration, homeowners from coast to coast and businesses from Main Street to Wall Street are contending with an ever-present danger of losing access to reliable power supplies. Beyond emergency scenarios, utilities in California have also begun instituting “public safety power shutoff” blackouts during high-wind conditions to prevent power lines from causing more fires. A 100 percent solar + storage powered clinic at Burning Man. According to...
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Storage Delivers Significant Savings for Both Commercial and Residential Customers

Throughout the United States, utilities are now applying rate structures to residential customers’ electricity bills that have historically been reserved for commercial and industrial customers only. These new rate structures, such as time-of-use (TOU) and peak demand, are significantly increasing electricity bills for residential, commercial and industrial customers alike, and will continue to do so for years to come — not to mention California SB 700, which will result in nearly three GW of energy storage systems at schools,...
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SimpliPhi Protects Your Power During Utility Blackouts

With wildfire danger continuing to escalate, California utilities have begun to implement blackouts to reduce fire-risk during high wind events. In October 2018, with 50+ mph winds forecast across the Bay Area, Pacific Gas & Electric shut off power in extreme fire-risk areas of six Northern California counties cutting power to tens of thousands of customers, and was prepared to turn off electricity in all or parts of an additional 6 counties. PG&E, Southern California Edison and SDG&E continue...
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Earth Day 2018 Summary

On April 22, SimpliPhi joined more than a billion people around the world in celebrating Earth Day 2018. From California to Texas, our team and our technology were out in full force. Environmentally-Conscious Innovators at Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival After being selected to participate in the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator’s Energize California Innovators program, SimpliPhi was invited to host a booth at Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival, as well as power up the World Business Academy’s TVs, phones & laptops...
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Not all Lithium Ion Batteries are Created Equal

There are several lithium ion battery chemistries, each with its own chemical composition and properties. See how SimpliPhi’s LFP chemistry is the safest option.
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Simpliphi Power Selected As Energize California Innovator

SimpliPhi Power Selected as “Energize California Innovator”

The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) has selected SimpliPhi Power to join its second Energize California Innovators Program cohort. The goal of the program is to help the most promising new technologies advance within the California energy market as part of the California Energy Commission’s statewide initiative to drive energy innovation and support California’s renewable energy goals. SimpliPhi was chosen together with six other companies representing a wide range of clean energy technologies from throughout the Los Angeles, Orange County,...
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SimpliPhi Partner Stone Edge Farm Receives California’s Highest Environmental Honor

The Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA) is California’s highest environmental honor -- recognizing individuals, organizations, and businesses that have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made notable, voluntary contributions in conserving California’s precious resources, protecting and enhancing our environment, building public-private partnerships and strengthening the state’s economy.   This year, SimpliPhi was thrilled to see our partners at Stone Edge Farm recognized for using “advanced technology to generate, store and distribute clean energy to its property and beyond” as one of...
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SimpliPhi Batteries Hit the Road with the Oscillation Transia Film Festival to Promote Renewable Energy

SimpliPhi batteries travel the US with the Oscillation Transia Film Festival, powering equipment as an example for clean, reliable off-grid power.
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SimpliPhi CEO Selected to Join Elite Group of Social Entrepreneurs for Immersive U.S. State Department Accelerator Program

Recently, our CEO Catherine Von Burg was one of 16 entrepreneurs invited to participate in an exclusive program hosted by the U.S Department of State and the Unreasonable Group. This exclusive group of global business leaders were carefully selected as being the best positioned to solve each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations. SimpliPhi was selected for their work on goal number 9, Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure. “We are hedging our bets on the true ‘black...
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SimpliPhi and AccESS Turn Heads at Intersolar North America 2017

In San Francisco at Intersolar North America this July, the SimpliPhi team was busy for a third year in a row speaking on panels, taking interviews from journalists and meeting with new and existing customers. The head-turner of our booth was the AccESS fully-integrated energy storage system. Available on the market less than a year, the plug-and-play system has already been installed at locations in California, Hawaii, the East Coast and more. SimpliPhi and AccESS Turn Heads at Intersolar North America...
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