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Recovering Residential Solar Industry Prepares for Wildfire Season — With Batteries

June 12, 2020

Residential solar installers are gearing up for a surge of demand for battery storage products as the critical California market swings from a COVID-19 shutdown straight into wildfire season.

Storage has become increasingly central to the business models of home solar companies in the U.S. And as solar sales tick back toward pre-coronavirus levels, many companies are preparing for growing demand for batteries in the largest state market, as California anticipates a wildfire season expected to be especially hazardous due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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