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Sun Bandit® Solar Hybrid Energy Systems Eliminate Net-Metering

As the net metering debate presents challenges to the solar industry, new solutions are desired to allow easier access to affordable energy alternatives. Next Generation Energy® (NGE) is driven and inspired by the idea that everyone should have access to clean, affordable, renewable energy. With the net metering issue showing no signs of stopping, NGE has developed a practical and affordable way to avoid this issue all together.

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Next Generation Energy introduces the most revolutionary way to heat water since fire. Sun Bandit Solar Hybrid Energy Systems is a water heating solution designed to harness the power of the sun to heat water for free.  Sun Bandit installs just like a traditional water heater, making it an easy and simple addition to any home. Water within the Sun Bandit tank can be heated primarily through the use of rooftop PV panels with the grid-tied power supply serving as back-up. Sun Bandit’s patent pending micro-inverter design does not require a utility hook-up, thus avoiding the net metering hassle all together, making it the easy and affordable choice.

How does it Work

Water is heated by electricity produced by the patent pending Sun Bandit AC micro-grid as the primary heating source and a grid connected element to serve as back up. Because the Sun Bandit AC micro-grid requires no net meter connection it operates independently of the grid tied power supply to deliver power directly from the solar PV modules to the tank. Sun Bandit elements are strategically placed within the tank to ensure that all stored water can be heated solely from the rooftop PV panels. Operating continuously throughout the day, Sun Bandit provides and stores hot water for your use.

Sun Bandit revolutionary new technology eliminates the need for fluids, pump stations and complicated engineering and maintenance making it a simple, clean and dependable choice for meeting the domestic hot water needs of any residential, multi-tenant or small commercial project. Sun Bandit is making solar a more practical and affordable reality for everyone. For a more detailed description of how Sun Bandit water heating solutions work, watch our informative video.

Off-Grid Hybrid Energy Solutions

While Sun Bandit is just one of the many pre-engineered solutions available, NGE can also custom engineer solutions for customers seeking complete energy independence. Our hybrid energy solutions are designed to be clean, comfortable and completely off-grid and work in remote locations where grid tie may not be an option. We can plan, design, build, manage and oversee installations. Whether it is photovoltaic, solar thermal, wind, solar hot water, security or battery back-up, we seek practical off-grid solutions that help customers avoid net metering altogether.


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