Jennifer Hiller of The Wall Street Journal reports that solar power kept the lights on for some homes during Hurricane Ian.
- In one neighborhood south of Tampa, 37 new homes with utility rooftop solar and new batteries kept their power through Ian.
- As the grid shut down these homes ran on the energy that their batteries had stored.
- While this is a small sample size, equipping more homes with solar panels and battery storage could help mitigate the damage from future natural disasters.
Read the full article here.