Are You Prepared for PSPS and California Wildfires?
Are You Prepared for PSPS (Public Safety Power Shutoffs) and California Wildfires?
Protect Your Home or Business from Power Outages with SimpliPhi Battery Backup Power.
Wildfire season in California is getting longer and more intense every year. Record-setting droughts and heat waves are creating dangerous fire conditions.
Utilities in California have taken the drastic step of implementing Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS). This means electricity is turned off for tens of thousands of homes and businesses to reduce the risk of fire for the utility.
Without backup power, California residents and business owners are left in the dark, sometimes without power for days or weeks at a time. The state’s largest utilities (SCE, PG&E, and SDG&E) collectively shut off power for millions of residents during 2020’s fire season in nearly 30 separate events – endangering residents and forcing businesses across the state to shut down for extended periods of time. This cost billions in economic losses.
Backup power installed at your home or business to keep the power ‘ON’ during a PSPS or power outage event.
Already have solar?
Solar systems without battery storage are grid tied only. When the grid fails so does your PV system. Adding batteries keeps solar panels generating power through an outage, charging batteries during the day and keeping your lights on through the night.
Battery storage + solar for critical loads and daily savings.
Already have a generator?
Batteries optimize them too. During PSPS events gas stations close and fuel is scarce. A generator can charge batteries in as little as two hours. The generator can then be shut off while batteries power critical loads. This will preserve precious fuel so it can last longer through an outage .
Never lose power again
While remote locations in the state will suffer the most frequent outages, no one is immune. Homes and businesses in urban, suburban, and rural areas will likely see their power shut off multiple times a year by the utility. Maps on each utility’s website show the extent of these power outages on any given day.
Whole home backup power for days.
Is battery energy storage and backup power right for you?
If you are one of the approximately 11 million Californians likely to be impacted by PSPS or power outage events during this fire season, the answer is YES!
Installing battery energy storage to provide backup power can be critical to protecting your home and business.
Battery systems can be sized to meet your specific needs – whether you want whole house backup power or just specific appliances and equipment to keep energized in an outage.
Advantages of SimpliPhi backup power systems:
Zero Emissions / Zero Maintenance
Safe Lithium Chemistry – No Cobalt
10 Year Warranty
Lower Monthly Utility Bill and Critical Backup
High Performance, High Efficiency & Long-Lasting
Scalable for Large & Small Systems to Meet Your Needs
SimpliPhi Power’s energy storage systems have been tested under the most extreme conditions. They are 9540A tested and 9540 UL-Certified to ensure safe, reliable operations to keep your home and business safe.
Battery energy storage systems are designed to meet your specific needs. System size, equipment, and price will vary. If you are interested in a smaller system to safeguard critical loads, like refrigeration and lights, the cost will be much less than a whole home or commercial backup power solution. SimpliPhi’s network of Elite IQ Installers can help you size and design a system that is right for you and your budget.
No! Energy storage systems can store energy from any power source – solar panels, wind turbines, generators, or directly from the grid. Pairing solar and batteries together can greatly extend your ability to go days without power from the grid, but it is not required to enjoy the benefits of home or commercial backup power.
Fossil-fuel powered generators (diesel, natural gas) have been the go-to solution for backup power for decades. They work even better when paired with a battery system. Having energy storage means you can operate your generator to charge your batteries, then shut it off to conserve fuel which can be scarce during an outage. Your generator will no longer need to run 24/7. This will save you money, create less pollution and noise, and extend the life of your generator equipment.
Absolutely! An energy storage system is not only an investment in your energy security but an investment in your home or business. SimpliPhi Power works with the nation’s leading clean energy finance organizations to provide affordable options. Current finance partners include Mosaic, GoodLeap, and Sunlight Financial. Own your power! Learn More.