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Adding Batteries To An Existing Solar System

Once you have your solar panels installed, you may wonder: What now? Solar panels are an excellent investment, and for further benefits, you could consider adding a solar backup battery to your solar panel system. By combining the backup battery with your solar panels, not only can you use the electricity your panels produce, but […]

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February 7th, 2022 | By Roger Kuznia

How Some Utility Companies Are Recognizing the Future of Batteries

Batteries are at the forefront of the residential solar industry’s expansion, and they have proven their capabilities as demand increases. That success has even been noticed by utility companies, who want to take advantage of this energy source for their grid needs. Homeowners with a solar + storage system could benefit from sending their stored […]

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February 1st, 2022 | By Alexus Morrison

Generac PWRview App: A Brief Tutorial

Have a solar panel system with a Generac battery? Want to know how your system is functioning? You can monitor your panels live, from almost anywhere, with Generac’s PWRview app! What’s great is that Generac has provided a video tutorial of not only how the app is set up but also how to read and […]

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December 23rd, 2021 | By Christopher Butts

Understanding Kilowatts, Kilowatt Hours, and Your Solar Battery

When measuring the size of a home’s solar panel system, it is measured in kilowatts, which are units of power. That’s because homes typically need numerous solar panels to meet the homeowner’s energy goals. The amount of watts in one solar panel is typically somewhere between 300 and 400, so if you had 20 solar […]

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December 20th, 2021 | By Alexus Morrison

Nobody does battery sales better than Pink Energy!

Pink Energy always wants to do the right thing for its customers, and that includes future-proofing their homes with the latest solar technology. That’s why we emphasize including Generac battery storage with solar panel installs because batteries can help achieve that goal. Because we feel strongly that battery storage is a key element in most […]

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October 11th, 2021 | By Alexus Morrison

The benefits of solar + storage for businesses large and small

Solar panels and backup battery storage can be huge assets for businesses, given the potential for commercial and industrial customers to reduce both their overall kilowatt-hour usage as well as their peak demand charge. By leveraging a backup battery storage system, your business benefits from resiliency and the potential for electric bill reductions. As electricity […]

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April 2nd, 2021 | By David Price

Solar + Storage The Answer To Even Texas-Sized Power Outages

By now most of us have either seen or heard about the major winter storm that left millions of homes and businesses in Texas without power for 70 hours. It’s the latest example of extreme weather that can pop up and wreak havoc on an aging electricity grid. Even more startling was hearing that the […]

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February 26th, 2021 | By Roger Kuznia

How to Read Your Generac PWRCell Solar Inverter

Once Pink Energy installs solar panels for you, a sizeable Generac box called an inverter will be installed on the side of your home. The inverter converts the DC energy that your solar panels produce into the AC energy that your home can use. Think of the inverter as the quarterback of your solar system. […]

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November 3rd, 2020 | By David Price

3 reasons to add solar panels, battery backup right now

The solar business is trending upward, making it the perfect time to add solar. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pink Energy has seen significant success over the past six months, setting company sales records for April, May, June, July, August and September. Why have we had such success? The answer is simple — […]

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October 22nd, 2020 | By David Price

Generac Solar Battery Has Modes to Fit Your Home’s Energy Needs

Previously we wrote about the value of adding battery storage to your solar panel system and how that can “future-proof” your home’s solar energy needs. Today’s focus will go more deeply into the various modes that the inverter of your solar energy system can be set at to take advantage of the specific circumstances at […]

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April 2nd, 2020 | By Roger Kuznia

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