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Tesla Powerwall and beyond: Options available now and what lies ahead
Presenters: T.J. Merrill and Michael O’Brien (host)
Solar coupled with battery storage solutions provide peace of mind during power outages from storms, wildfires, and earthquakes. You’ll hear from a Powerwall owner about his experiences with his Powerwalls when the grid goes down. Learn more about storage solutions–what technology is available today and what is coming in the months ahead.
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Solar Incentives and Financing
Presenters: Michael O’Brien, Shannon Ellis-Brock, Angela Crowley-Koch
Are thinking of going solar but are a little unsure about the financial part? This free webinar will answer all of your questions about available incentives and financing options. We’ll be joined by two industry experts who will answer all of your questions. What incentives are available? How does the federal solar tax credit work? Is it a good idea to finance a solar energy system?
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Test Drive the Tesla Powerwall: See One in Action!
Presenter: T.J. Merrill
We’ll get up close and personal with Tesla Powerwall and show you how the one in our office works. Our battery expert T.J. Merrill will give you a live demonstration of Powerwall’s features, including:
–What happens in a power outage and what it protects
–How Powerwall talks to your solar energy system
–The mobile app that controls your system
–StormWatch™ – how Powerwall predicts power outages
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Power Outage? What Outage? A Tesla Powerwall Story
Presenter: T.J. Merrill
When the power goes out, will your lights stay on? Well, with solutions like Tesla Powerwall + solar, they sure can! Come learn all about Tesla Powerwall and how it can protect your family during outages.
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Solar 101Solar 101: An Intro to Solar Energy
Presenter: Michael O’Brien
How does solar energy work? Well, after 13 years in the business, we can share what we know and give you a good foundation. This webinar offers the solar basics; it’s perfect for teenagers, teachers, and anyone who wants a basic understanding of solar technology.
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Solar for Techies
Presenter: T.J. Merrill
In this live webinar, you’ll learn about the latest in solar technology–where we are now and where we see it going over the next year. This webinar assumes you have a foundation in solar energy. We’ll provide ample time for questions.
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Deep Dive into Modern Lithium-ion Battery Storage
Presenter: T.J. Merrill
In this live webinar, we’ll go into detail about next-generation battery solutions as they pertain to solar, including Tesla Powerwall. We’ll discuss whole-home backup, time of use load shifting, and vehicle to grid integration.
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About the presenters:

Michael O’Brien is the Director of Sales for A&R Solar. 

Shannon Ellis-Brock is the Chief Operating Officer for Puget Sound Cooperative Credit Union (PSCCU).

Angela Crowley-Koch is the Executive Director of the Oregon Solar Energy Industries Association (OSEIA). She has spent the last two decades in public policy and advocacy.  Previously the Legislative Director at Oregon Environmental Council, her work was instrumental in passing the Toxic-Free Kids Act, renewing the Clean Fuels Program and getting coal out of Oregon’s electricity mix, among other bills.

T.J. Merrill is a Board certified Solar + Storage design consultant and Regional Manager with A&R Solar, a leading Washington solar contractor. He is a University of Washington graduate and former Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer who has presented worldwide on technology solutions.  He holds certifications by the North American Board of Certified Energy Professionals (NABCEP) in Solar PV Design as well as Tesla Powerwall, LG, Outback Power Systems, and Sonnen. He is passionate about renewable energy and energy storage solutions that protect families and businesses and help accelerate the worldwide adoption of renewable energy.