Pika Vitality, maker of the Pika Vitality Island sensible photo voltaic+storage platform, introduced a value reduce of $1,000 for its Coral sensible battery, efficient instantly. The worth discount follows the previous announcement of price reductions to Pika’s Harbor sensible battery line, reducing costs throughout all of Pika’s sensible battery merchandise.
The worth reductions have been enabled by scale efficiencies achieved by fast gross sales progress and are designed to deepen market share in areas the place native demand is surging and different residential storage suppliers can’t successfully compete on efficiency.
“With the latest storms in Puerto Rico, Florida, Texas and different coastal areas, demand for highly effective power storage techniques has quickly escalated,” mentioned Ben Polito, CEO of Pika Vitality. “This demand is commonly going unmet. Our new, decrease costs will allow extra of the individuals who want it most to have the opportunity take pleasure in clear, dependable backup energy.”
The Coral sensible battery is Pika’s entry degree system but it surely packs severe energy, as much as eight kW. This reasonably priced and highly effective system will assist to fulfill the surging demand for whole-home backup energy in areas not too long ago impacted by extreme climate occasions. Coral is a protected and reasonably priced sensible battery constructed on trusted AGM expertise. Coral seamlessly integrates with photo voltaic for multi-day safety from prolonged grid outages.
“Pika’s techniques have set the bar for excellence within the Puerto Rican power storage market,” mentioned Juan C. Díaz-Galarza, VP of operations at Dynamic Photo voltaic in Puerto Rico. “By taking a platform strategy, Pika permits owners so as to add extra storage and entry extra energy as their wants change. This is essential as storms within the Caribbean proceed to accentuate and other people search for new applied sciences to maintain their houses protected. As a substitute of residing in concern the following hurricane, Pika system house owners are prepared for the following massive storm.”
Owners are more and more on the lookout for techniques with extra energy to maintain their houses working usually when the grid goes down. Pika’s photo voltaic+storage techniques ship as much as two instances the present and the power to run main residence home equipment, like air-con. When wants change because of climate occasions or new utility charges, Pika Vitality Island system-owners can uniquely improve and develop their system with extra or bigger batteries, quite than requiring a complete new system.
The demand for Pika’s techniques has seen sturdy progress within the final yr with Pika’s Vitality Island gross sales up 400% in 2018 over 2017 gross sales. “Our progress in Florida and Puerto Rico alone has been exponential.” mentioned Kristen Helsel, VP of gross sales and advertising for Pika. “Since opening these markets in early 2018 we have now delivered and put in a whole bunch of techniques and count on to put in 1000’s of Vitality Island techniques on this market in 2019.”
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