Save And Earn With Energy Storage Solutions

A battery system can help your business save with peak demand management, and increased resiliency when the power goes out. 

What is Energy Storage Solutions?

Energy Storage Solutions is a cutting-edge program designed to help Connecticut become more resilient and alleviate strain on the electric grid. We're helping businesses and communities install battery systems and using them to help power the grid during times of high electricity demand.

Upfront incentives:

When you enroll, you'll have access to incentives covering up to 50% of the cost of buying and installing your battery.

You are required to participate in passive dispatch to access these incentives.

Performance-based incentive:

You will also have the option to receive additional incentives based on how much power your battery system contributes to the grid. Exact incentive amounts depend on a few different factors, and are in the link below.

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How Can A Battery Storage System Help My Business?

Equipping your business with battery storage can help you be more prepared as storms become more frequent. You can charge your battery in good weather and use it as a backup when the power goes out.

Charging your battery:

You can charge your battery using the grid or a solar photovoltaic (PV) system. There are a number of different battery sizes, options and manufacturers, so you can find the one that's right for your business.

Benefits compared to generators:

Unlike gasoline-powered generators, a battery system requires no set-up when you lose power, has no risk of carbon-monoxide poisoning, and does not emit greenhouse gasses.

Available options:

Energy Storage Solutions makes available many of the most popular battery storage systems. Here's a full list:

  • Enphase
  • Generac
  • Sol-Ark
  • Solar Edge
  • Sonnen
  • Tesla Powerwall

Answers To Other Popular Questions:

You do not need solar to install a battery or enroll in Energy Storage Solutions. However, there are several benefits to pairing these systems with a solar system. Learn more about our solar offerings and rebates here.

A battery needs to be installed and connected by an eligible contractor. They will handle all the technical details. Even if you're not enrolling in Energy Storage Solutions, we do ask that you or your contractor contact us when installing your battery, so we can make sure the electrical grid in your area is ready to accept your battery.

Not if we can help it. Eversource will not discharge your battery two days before any storms predicted to cause outages in your area.

Batteries should sense a loss of power automatically, and will start powering your business immediately. No extra work required.

We recommend consulting your specific battery system model for this information. Energy Storage Solutions does require all batteries and workmanship have a minimum 10 year warranty.

Pair Your Battery System With Solar

Combining your battery system with solar energy is a very popular option.

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