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  • Tom and Mary's Pika Energy Island system

    Seamless clean backup power: Tom and Mary’s Energy Island

      Tom and Mary don’t live on an actual island, but their home is just feet away from the Atlantic coast, lighthouse and all. And thanks to their decision to add clean backup power to their home, it’s now an independent “energy island,” collecting, storing and providing its own power. Their beautifully-situated home on the…

  • house that needs power because of storm

    What electrical loads can I run with the Pika Energy Island?

    The Pika Energy Island™ is unique in its ability to provide more clean backup power than other smart home energy storage systems. When using the Harbor Smart Battery™, Energy Island provides up to 6.7kW of continuous power and 10kW of surge power. That’s 34% more continuous power and 42% more surge power than the leading…

  • Which battery type is best for solar with home energy storage?

    Adding batteries to solar is hardly a new concept. For decades, people seeking to back up their home with clean power have coupled batteries to their solar PV systems. But it hasn’t always been pretty. In recent years, home energy storage has grown increasingly attractive, spurred by key advancements in battery technology resulting in simpler…

  • The Harbor Smart Battery Series: Smart Power on Demand

    The Harbor Smart Battery provides clean energy storage with revolutionary simplicity and automated performance. Combining Pika Energy’s leading power electronics and Panasonic’s world-class lithium ion batteries, each Harbor unit stores 10-15kWh of clean energy, directly coupled to solar PV. Harbor is the safe, powerful and smart energy storage companion to the award-winning Pika Energy Island™…

  • Future-Proofing Your Investment in Solar with the Pika Energy Island

    Future-proofing your solar investment with a smart battery

    Adding a solar photovoltaic system to a home or business is an exceptional way to lower one’s energy costs over decades of electricity usage. But, as with any investment, the smart money is on maximizing the return and ensuring the dividends aren’t negatively impacted by external market effects. When it comes to solar, you’re making…

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    Case Study: Future-ready solar with the Pika Islanding Inverter

    When Peter decided to convert his residence and farm in rural New England to solar-generated power, he looked at a range of options. Only one had the ability to meet all his needs.   On a bright, brisk winter morning, Peter’s solar array is generating all the power his small farm needs. And that’s how…