Deployments

Community Microgrid in Peru Improves Health, Education & Incomes

An estimated 22 million people in Latin America do not have access to electricity, including ~2 million in Peru alone. Amongst rural Peruvian households without electricity, 80% use kerosene lamps for lighting. Household kerosene use is tied to impaired lung function, asthma, cancer, and increased susceptibility to infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, according to the National Institutes of Health. Beyond detrimental health impacts, lack of electricity is also linked to lower incomes and education. Families in the remote mountain community...
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SimpliPhi Empowers Virginia Tech to Win First Place in Middle East Solar Home Building Competition

In order to accelerate more efficient, sustainable home design & building, the U.S. Department of Energy created the Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME) in 2018 in conjunction with the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, and the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA). SDME is an annual international competition in which universities from all over the world meet to design, build and operate grid-connected, solar+storage powered houses. In 2019, SDME took place in Dubai. Beyond the challenge of building a home...
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SimpliPhi Powers Dartmouth Even During the Coldest Winter Months

After Dartmouth College installed solar panels at a remote campus site built for research and instruction, its administrators grew tired of having to rely heavily on its noisy generator in the evening, particularly during the coldest winter months. On cloudy days, when less solar power was generated, and when research extended into the evening when solar power was no longer available, faculty and students had to continually revert to using their generator. They longed for a silent, maintenance free,...
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SimpliPhi Powers 8 Puerto Rican Hospitals

After Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and caused the second largest blackout in world history, hospitals across the island faced the stark reality that they were unprepared to power their critical equipment for extended periods of time during a prolonged power outage. Most turned to their only backup option: costly, loud, polluting generators that required constant refueling, which often involved waiting in long lines for gas or diesel fuel. In addition, the generators were unable supply enough energy to...
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Easy, Drop-in Lead Acid Replacement in Canada

Longtime off-grid homeowners in the Yukon upgrade to efficient, long-lasting PHI batteries from high maintenance, heavy, lower capacity lead acid batteries.
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Tiny Home Owners Upgrade with Modular SimpliPhi Batteries

Ty Tabata lives off-grid in a 30’ x 8.5’ tiny house on wheels built in just seven days during Incredible Tiny Homes’ second “Build Your Own Home Workshop.” Though the water heater and cooking range are run on propane, the tiny home’s 10v 9,000 btu ductless mini split AC, apartment-sized refrigerator, 3 LED TV’s, wireless router, small microwave, bathroom exhaust fan in bathroom and living space ceiling fan are powered by solar+energy storage. When the tiny home was first constructed, storage...
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Retiree Prepares for Outages While Saving Money Year-Round

More than five months after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, the Oquendo home in rural Juncos, Puerto Rico remained without power. With a large extended family living in the household, including several seniors and young children, family members from outside of Puerto Rico wanted to make sure that their loved ones would never be without power again. They turned to Energy Solutions Puerto Rico, UMA Solar and SimpliPhi power to design a grid-tied solar+storage system to provide both net metering...
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Florida Homeowners Add Battery Backup to Prepare for the Next Storm

After installing their home solar system in 2015, Simon and Jody endured hurricane after hurricane, as their home is located in Miami, in Florida’s “Hurricane Alley.” Every time a hurricane hit, they once again found themselves without power. When Hurricane Irma hit, for example, Simon and Jody were among the 7.7 million Florida homes that lost power at some point. What many fail to realize is that utilities mandate that grid-tied solar installations be automatically shut down in the...
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Newfound Hope for Disaster-Stricken Village

When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in September 2017, the village of San Salvador, located in Caguas, was devastated. Hurricane Maria, ranked by NOAA as the costliest tropical cyclone to ever hit Puerto Rico, left San Salvador residents without power for 7 months due to severe damage to the centralized electrical grid. Everyday life in San Salvador came to a sudden halt, from simple daily chores like laundry to critical necessities like refrigerating medicine and communicating with loved ones. Seeking...
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Eliminating Electric Bills for Total Gas Stations in Nigeria

Total, a leading French international energy conglomerate, faced the issues of poor national grid reliability, high diesel fuel costs and high utility bills across their fuel service stations in Nigeria. In fact, the national grid in Nigeria is only available for an average of 6 hours per day, and is often completely unavailable for several days in a row. This grid unreliability makes it difficult for Total’s service stations to continue functioning efficiently, directly impacting the company’s bottom line....
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