Incentives for Whole-House Battery Back-Up

Large-scale power outages used to mostly happen during winter storms. With climate change and extreme heat, they strike way more often. And so, many people invest in gasoline-diesel-propane generators to keep on lights, water, refrigerator, and heat.  

Fossil-fuel generators:

Modern batteries: the clean-energy holy grail for resilience.  


While not cheap, there are financial incentives: 


Laura & Gil

Our friends Laura & Gil Richardson are, in their own words, “imperfect” but they are much further down this Planetarian path than anyone I know. They are a treasure trove of sustainable living inspiration and we’ve asked them to share one simple swap per week that they’ve made (and the products they love) in hopes it might inspire you to make them, too.

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