About Andria Hinton

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How Fortress Power Helped Simplify Solar Installations for DT Solar

Doyle Tenney, owner and founder of DT Solar in French Creek, West Virginia, launched his company to bring the benefits of solar power to homes and commercial properties throughout the state of West Virginia. Doyle is a hands-on owner and early adopter of new products, boasting a long list of qualifications and certifications, including: North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Board Certified Installation ProfessionalNABCEP Board Certified System InspectorNABCEP Board Certified Technical Sales ProfessionalWest Virginia State

Battery Storage Choices Grow with Fortress Power

Chris Sparadeo In the past, flooded lead-acid (FLA) batteries have been the first choice for those living off-grid. Although they have historically been the backbone of remote electrification, these batteries come with tradeoffs. Off-gassing, equalization charge, hydrometer readings are concepts that off-grid homeowners have come to grudgingly accept as part of the love-hate relationship with their battery banks. In recent years, there have been major advances in battery-storage technology that have revolutionized the way power is stored and accessed. We now

How Jing Yu’s Journey Around the World Brought Her to Fortress Power

On June 2012, 27-year-old Jing Yu traveled across the Atlantic and landed in New York with two suitcases and a working visa. She was tasked with setting up U.S. operations for a German solar company. In addition to registering the company and finding the right location to operate, Jing would have to handle everything herself – management, sales and marketing, accounting, and more – until she could start building a team. This was no small undertaking. However, Jing was no stranger to

Case Study: Bayamon, PR

Armando & Maria, business owners who reside in Bayamon, PR know what it’s like to live without power. After Hurricane Maria, the couple was without power for almost 4 months and were relying primarily on a diesel generator for electricity. The couple decided to have an off-grid solar + storage system installed at the home office building of their business, BlueGreen Roofing Solutions, to protect against future grid failures and weather events. They enlisted local contractor TK

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