Taking Advantage of Efficiency Maine’s Small Battery Management Initiative

At Venture Solar, we’re passionate about providing our Maine customers with innovative solutions to reduce energy costs and contribute to a sustainable future. Efficiency Maine’s Small Battery Management Initiative perfectly aligns with these goals, and we’re excited to help homeowners and small businesses take advantage of the incentives in this program.

How Does It Work?

During peak summer months, the demand for electricity can strain the grid. Battery storage systems offer a resilient solution by storing excess energy and discharging it when needed. Efficiency Maine’s program incentivizes participation in demand response events, where you strategically discharge your battery during peak demand periods.

Program Highlights

  • Incentives: Participants are compensated based on the kilowatts of capacity discharged from their battery during demand response events. The program offers an incentive of $100 per kW discharged, up to 20kW, for each event.
  • Eligibility: Both residential and small commercial participants in Maine are eligible to participate, provided they meet certain criteria such as having a battery storage system with a nameplate inverter capacity of no larger than 20kW.
  • Enrollment: Enrollment in the initiative is simple and can be done online through the Efficiency Maine website. Participants are automatically re-enrolled annually unless they choose to opt out.
  • Incentive Lock: Participants receive a locked-in incentive rate for the first three years of enrollment, ensuring stability and predictability in earnings.
  • Events and Payments: Demand response events occur approximately 40 times throughout the summer season, and participants receive incentive payments annually in December for their performance during these events.

Your Partner in Battery Storage Solutions

At Venture Solar, we have the expertise to help you choose the right battery storage system for your home or business, ensuring it meets Efficiency Maine’s program requirements. Our licensed electricians can seamlessly install your battery storage system and integrate it with your solar panels (if applicable). We’ll also guide you through the enrollment process and ensure your system is optimized for participation in demand response events.

Battery Storage Systems: Perfect for Your Maine Home or Business

Battery storage systems are not only environmentally friendly but can also increase your home’s resiliency during power outages. They offer a safe and reliable way to store excess solar energy and provide backup power in case of grid failures. Venture Solar can help you size your battery storage system to meet your specific needs and budget.


Ready to Save?

Let Venture Solar help you harness the power of battery storage and contribute to a brighter energy future for Maine. Get a Quote today to learn more about Efficiency Maine’s Small Battery Management Initiative and get started.

Together, let’s build a more sustainable future, one battery at a time!