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  • 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…

  • Announcing: The new CT Accessory Kit from Pika Energy

    We heard you! Based on installer input, Pika is pleased to announce a current transformer kit that provides the accessories necessary to enable Time-of-Use (TOU), Self-Supply, Zero-Export and load shifting (Demand Charge Avoidance) functionality. Each CTK2-01 kit includes two Pika Certified CTs, making installations easier than ever. This kit may be purchased from any Pika distribution…

  • April 28, 2018: ReVision Energy: Solar + Battery Storage Open House in North Andover, MA

    In the midst of increasing storms, natural disasters and potential threats to our grid, back up power and emergency centers are becoming more important for people to be able to remain safe during the time of a prolonged power outage. Buildings need to plan to be resilient in these times, one way to do this…

  • Pika Energy to exhibit at Solar Power Expo in San Diego

    San Diego, March 27-28th: Pika will be exhibiting at Solar Power Expo with our partner Panasonic in booth #13. We’ll be showing off our California ready solar plus storage system, the Pika Energy Island. The Pika Energy Island is the perfect choice for homeowners who need more out of their system:  more power, more capacity…

  • Grid-stabilizing solar-plus-storage systems launched by Kitu Systems and Pika Energy in Southern California

    California homeowners and businesses can now combine the benefits of local generation and storage with grid connectivity to optimize their energy usage, cost, and availability SAN DIEGO and WESTBROOK, Maine, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Kitu Systems and Pika Energy will deliver a grid-interactive solar-plus-storage solution implementing the second phase of California Rule 21, featuring…