Residential Energy Storage Solutions (Home Batteries)

This session will provide an overview of residential energy storage and its current and future applications in the Northwest.  We’ll go into detail about next-generation battery solutions, including the Tesla Powerwall.


Whether you are interested in self-consumption of renewable energy like solar or in the security of emergency backup power for your home or business, we’ll cover the spectrum.


Learning Objectives:

At the end of the session, attendees will be able to actively:

• Describe available applications of energy storage in the Northwest.
• Explain the different solutions for energy storage.

• List the pros and cons of various energy generation systems and energy storage solutions.
• Identify an energy storage solution best suited for their particular needs.



T. J. Merrill

T.J. Merrill is a certified Solar + Storage design consultant with A&R Solar, a leading Washington solar contractor. He is a University of Washington graduate and former Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer who has presented worldwide on technology solutions.  He holds certifications by the North American Board of Certified Energy Professionals (NABCEP) in Solar PV as well as Outback Power Systems, sonnenBatterie and is working toward his Tesla certifications.

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