In the wake of violent storms, homeowners often use generators as a source of electricity if the power has been interrupted. However, generators need to be refilled with fuel, which can be expensive and hard to do in disaster recovery situations. Now, homeowners are beginning to explore combined solar power and battery systems to help get through a storm. These systems typically see several batteries placed in garages or basements. They store excess energy that can be used when the sun isn’t shining or during a blackout. Experts note that these systems are growing very popular as the cost of the technology has fallen. Analysts say the industry for residential solar and battery systems is ripe for expansion as severe storms become more common. | Read More