Residential storage boosted by PetersenDean, Sunverge

Like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, PetersenDean Roofing & Solar and Sunverge Energy hope their partnership produces a product that works well together.

The national solar installer and energy-storage provider have agreed to provide energy storage to California solar customers. PetersenDean had long searched for an energy-storage solution it could provide for its customers and, as a bonus, was manufacturered in the United States. The partnership with Sunverge meets both those criteria.

“Energy storage is rapidly becoming a standard component of efficient rooftop solar installations that are ready for the future,” said Jim Petersen, founder and CEO of PetersenDean. “We’re committed to delivering solar power systems at the best possible value for our customers while using strictly American-made products – a commitment we made years ago.”

Sunverger’s software suite provide opportunities for customers manager the batteries that capture their solar power. What makes Sunverge different, however, is that its software is programmed to use the stored energy automatically when demand and energy prices are highest.

“The residential battery marketplace is only getting hotter,” Peteresen said. “By combining solar and advanced battery technology with smart software, homeowners can optimize their energy use by balancing consumption of stored and renewable energy while also reducing energy demand.”

PetersenDean says the Sunverge energy management platform that integrates with each storage system, will allow it to offer customers backup power during electric outages, bill savings and additional value-added services. PetersenDean says it installs up to 2,000 solar systems nationwide per month.