The Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) provides financial incentives for the installation of new qualifying technologies that are installed to meet the electrical needs of a utility. Energy storage is one of those technologies that has gain popular demand. The purpose of the program for the state of California to reduce their Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and reduce the customer cost of electricity.
The idea of storing energy has become a major topic of discussion in 2016. As technology for renewable energy advances, sustainable storage solutions appear to bring a whole new level of innovation to the energy market. As we enter 2017, affordable storage can result in more renewable power sources and create the opportunity for customers to become more energy independent by leaving the grid to be their own self-sustaining energy provider.