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  • Announcing Extended Tech-service Hours

    Calling Pika’s tech service just got easier Pika Energy is now offering extended tech-service hours! On Mondays and Thursdays,our staff will be available by phone to assist you with technical support until 5pm PST / 3pm HST. Installers on the East Coast will be able to access phone support until 8pm. Additionally, Pika Energy is hiring…

  • Panasonic and Pika Energy Provide Greater Access to Industry-leading Harbor™ Smart Battery Portfolio for Energy Storage

    Contrary to recent industry price increases, enhanced manufacturing capabilities and supply chain efficiencies result in price reductions of up to $1,700 for Pika smart-battery buyers.   NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 8, 2018 — Panasonic Eco Solutions of North America and Pika Energy today announced reduced pricing for the Harbor Smart Battery portfolio, providing solar system homeowners with…

  • Buying an inverter? Make sure it’s battery-ready.

    If your inverter isn’t battery-ready, it’s already outdated. Imagine this: You are a homeowner who spent $20,000 on a grid-tied solar energy system five years ago. Since then, your solar array has worked flawlessly, producing power during the day to offset your energy consumption in the evenings. Your utility just announced that it is introducing…

  • Pika Energy Introduces Two New Models and AC Coupling Capability for its Harbor™ Smart Battery

    Pika Energy has announced new capabilities that will enable any PV system owner to couple Pika Energy storage to their existing solar array. Pika’s Harbor™ smart battery is one of the most powerful and efficient smart batteries on the market, storing up to 17.1kWh of energy and supplying up to 10kW of output thanks to…

  • This home is powered by the Pika Energy Island.

    When Net Metering Isn’t Enough, Energy Storage Offers a Solution

    In a move to protect their bottom line, some less-progressive U.S. electrical utilities are modifying their Net Energy Metering (NEM) rules. NEM broadly defines a long-standing class of consumer agreements that incentivize the installation of residential solar power systems by allowing households to sell excess electricity back to local utilities in exchange for credit, or…

  • pika energy exhibits at solar power international 2018

    Solar Power International 2018

    Of all the solar industry events, SPI stands alone as the largest most important of the year. This year will be no different, with over 20,000 solar and storage professionals in attendance to meet with over 700 unique exhibitors. Pika Energy will be pulling out all the stops at this year’s show in partnership with…

  • Pika Energy Island Energy Security

    Improving Home Energy Security

    Energy security means having energy available when you need it, at a cost that you agree with. As long as the lights stay on, the refrigerator is running and mobile phones are charging, most people don’t think much about “energy security.” But when winter storms cause day-long power outages, or when a hurricane destroys power…

  • Pika Energy Island System Modes and Capabilities

    Pika’s Energy Island is known as the most powerful solar plus storage system available: our batteries have more power and capacity than anything else on the market, but power and capacity are not the only things that make our system powerful. Advanced backup and self-supply capabilities give our system the flexibility to use that power…

  • Panasonic and Pika Energy Upgrade Industry’s Most Powerful and Efficient Smart Battery for Solar Storage

    Harbor PlusTM Smart Battery packs power and energy capacity for whole-home back-up and smart energy management NEWARK, N.J., May 24, 2018 — Panasonic Eco Solutions of North America and Pika Energy today introduced a significant upgrade to the Harbor Smart Battery portfolio with the Harbor PlusTM Smart Battery, now the solar industry’s most powerful and efficient…

  • May 15-16, 2018: Solar Power International Southeast

    Solar Power Southeast leads the way for solar professionals doing business in the Southeastern U.S. Over 600 attendees and 50 exhibitors will venture to Atlanta this year. With ample opportunities to network with solar companies based in the region, as well as the chance to gain knowledge on the trends and policies impacting the Southeast, Solar Power Southeast proves…