Avoiding Billions in Capital Upgrades: The Electrification of 48 Million+ US Homes
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM PDT
Location: Veronese 2401A, Level 2, The Venetian
Learning Level: 101: Applies to those with limited experience of the topic and seeking foundational understanding of the content.
Home electrification maximizes home solar and battery storage, while also reducing emissions., Smart home energy technologies now allow homeowners to add energy-efficient electric appliances without the need to upgrade their utility service - saving time and money for the homeowner, and their utility. The panel will present the latest research and technology that positions residential solar, batteries and other distributed energy resources to bypass current barriers to adoption and access new functions, such as load shedding and load shifting, that previously have not been available to residential customers. The panel will also discuss best practices for accessing maximum Inflation Reduction Act funding, rebates and tax credits and discuss case studies of innovative projects that successfully tapped multiple IRA resources to help fund home solar, battery storage, EV charging, smart electrical panels, heat pumps and more.
Gain an understanding of the benefits of home electrification, including the maximization of home solar and battery storage and the reduction of emissions. Explore how smart home energy technologies enable the addition of energy-efficient electric appliances without requiring costly utility service upgrades, leading to cost and time savings for homeowners and utilities.
Explore the latest research and technology advancements in residential solar, batteries, and distributed energy resources. Understand how these advancements are overcoming barriers to adoption and enabling new functions such as load shedding and load shifting for residential customers. Learn about the potential impact of these technologies on grid resilience and energy management.
Learn about best practices for accessing maximum funding, rebates, and tax credits available under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) for residential solar, battery storage, EV charging, smart electrical panels, heat pumps, and other energy-efficient solutions. Explore case studies of innovative projects that have successfully leveraged multiple IRA resources to fund a range of sustainable home technologies. Gain insights into successful strategies for maximizing available incentives and financing options to support the adoption of clean energy technologies at the residential level.