Georgia Patent of the Month – February 2023

As the world becomes increasingly aware of the negative impact of traditional energy sources, the use of alternative energy sources such as solar power is gaining momentum. However, the installation of solar panels on residential and commercial buildings can be inconvenient and costly, deterring many potential adopters. United Renewable Energy, LLC, a leading innovator in off-grid energy solutions, has developed a new solution that allows buildings to be powered without connecting to the national electric grid.

United Renewable Energy’s systems include solar panel racks that generate electrical power, which is stored in batteries installed in an enclosure separate from the building. The enclosure also includes inverters that convert the direct current (DC) electricity from the solar panels or batteries to alternating current (AC) electricity. The AC electricity can then be connected to the main electrical panel of the building to power it.

What sets United Renewable Energy’s systems apart is the use of predictive analytics to control generator use and/or electricity use. By analyzing historical electricity usage data for a building and weather and/or climate data for its location, the system can predict expected electricity demand and production by the solar panels. Based on these predictions, the system can control generator use or electricity use to ensure that the building is always powered efficiently.

By offering an off-grid energy solution that does not require the installation of solar panels on the building itself, United Renewable Energy is making it easier to adopt solar power. The company’s innovative use of predictive analytics to optimize energy use makes their systems even more appealing to those who are concerned about the cost and environmental impact of traditional energy sources. As the world continues to shift towards sustainable energy sources, United Renewable Energy is at the forefront of providing innovative solutions that make it easier and more affordable for everyone to make the transition.

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