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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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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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PHI Delivers Energy Autonomy for Off-grid Home in Fiji

A homeowner in Vuda Point, Lautoka in Fiji started with an Internet search to find the ideal batteries to power his off-grid solar home. He needed a solution that was both small and energy dense. He found the answer in PHI batteries, which were compact enough to be installed in a small section of the kitchen and powerful enough to meet the average loads of his home and provide three days of autonomy without a generator. The homeowner contacted Pacific...
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SimpliPhi Provides Superior, Seamless Replacement for Lead Acid Batteries

SimpliPhi provided Rush Ranch with a simple, sustainable and superior storage replacement for a failing bank of flooded lead acid batteries. Purchased in 1988 by Solano Land Trust and designated as part of the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in 2003, Rush Ranch’s 2,070 acres of marsh and grasslands provide recreational and educational opportunities for thousands of visitors each year and have provided important contributions to tidal marsh science. An 11.5 kW PV array and a 3 kW wind...
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Supplying Power and Water to Steel Container Home and Orchard

An Arizona man bought property near the town of Snowflake on which to build his retirement home. The property had no electrical service and no water service, so the landowner hired Willis Drilling to drill a water well and install a water pump, water distribution system and a solar+SimpliPhi storage microgrid to provide water and power for both a home built out of steel cargo containers and an orchard on the property. Willis Drilling engaged Richard Dean at Ameresco Solar...
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SimpliPhi Eliminates the Challenges of Building Microgrids in Remote Tropical Locations

For many global missionary organizations, much of their work is completed in parts of the world with no access to electricity. Missionaries find themselves working overseas in remote locations for long periods of time and in need of creative solutions for power, water and other systems that will meet their basic needs while they are in the field. In the East Sepik Region of Papua New Guinea, one missionary group installed a solar+SimpliPhi storage microgrid to power a 1250 sq...
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SimpliPhi Helps Governor Brown Go Off-Grid

When he leaves the California Governor’s office, Jerry Brown and his wife Anne will spend a majority of their time at Rancho Venada -- 2,500 isolated acres located 75 minutes northwest of Sacramento that have been in the family since Governor Brown’s great grandfather August Schuckman purchased the land after arriving in Central California during the gold rush. The Brown’s new home is an off-grid, single-story, 2,674 square foot ranch house powered by a Solar+SimpliPhi storage microgrid. As a leading...
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Off-Grid in Wisconsin with David and Lila

Here’s a Power from the People story from David and Lila of Wisconsin who have used SimpliPhi Power batteries to go off-grid.
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How to Future Proof an Off-Grid Battery Bank

Flexibility is a key strength of the SimpliPhi battery system, as families can upgrade capacity as family size and load demands change. Whilst living off the grid seems to be the dream for many households that are tired of large power bills and the ever increasing prices of electricity, those already living off the grid face these day-to-day realities of solar power.
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Disconnect While Still Plugging In

Whether you live off-grid by necessity or by choice, Briggs & Stratton's expertise in solar+storage microgrid electrical systems ensure that you have all the power you need to cover 100 percent of your power requirements with little or no diesel generation. Our safe and powerful LFP off-grid battery banks are trusted world-wide in electrified communities, rural and remote areas without utility service as well as in natural disaster recovery zones.

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