Beyond Zero Net Energy: PV + Storage - Self Study

Online

Author: Marc Rosenbaum

Subjects: Solar: Design and Installation, Solar: Batteries and Storage, Green Building: Zero Net Energy, Green Building: Sustainable Building

Length: 1 module

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Description

In this free lecture, Marc Rosenbaum looks at the potential for battery storage to greatly increase the fraction of a house’s annual load that can be served onsite by solar electricity.

Can we get closer to the holy grail of a 100% autonomous, renewably-powered house?

Marc covers:
-Net energy flows (kWh/month)
-Daily usage vs. generation
-PV percentage used on site
-The usage of battery storage
-PV "Autonomy Model" (+ adding battery storage)
-Varying storage and PV sizes
-Varying heat loads

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Author

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Marc Rosenbaum

Director of Engineering, South Mountain Company

Marc Rosenbaum, P.E. uses an integrated systems design approach to help people create buildings and communities which connect us to the natural world, and support both personal and planetary health. He brings this vision, experience and commitment to a collaborative design process, with the goal of profoundly understanding the interconnections between people, place, and...[more]

Course Outline

Video Lecture

In this module, Marc Rosenbaum looks at the potential for battery storage to greatly increase the fraction of a house’s annual load that can be served onsite by solar electricity if battery storage is added. Can we get closer to the Holy Grail of a 100% autonomous, renewably powered house?

  • Lecture: Beyond Zero Net Energy (27 minutes) (Video)

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