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The Getting Away From Your Power Company Movement

Positive Future #706 (Feature photo – Sonnen Back-up Battery –  CCA SA 4.0 International, Sonnen GmbH)

Estimates are that 1 million California homes have solar panels, but only 19,000 have batteries to sustain them when the grid goes down. Now, Bloomberg New Energy Finance projects that in 2020 – largely in response to power company on-purpose outages last year – that 50,000 Californians will purchase back-up battery storage.

This is meaningful when such a large number of people, in a relatively short time, start scrambling to go around the power company’s that they’ve lived with for generations. You can read the full story here:

https://about.bnef.com/blog/california-household-battery-sales-to-quadruple-in-2020/

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