Tesla announces the launch of Powerwall 3 home battery
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Tesla announces the launch of Powerwall 3 home battery

The Tesla Powerwall 2 (left) vs. the Tesla Powerwall 3 You may have seen the news that Tesla – the U.S.-based car and battery manufacturer – is poised to launch its new Powerwall battery, the Powerwall 3. Here’s what you need to know: From Tesla’s website: “Powerwall 3 is a fully integrated solar and battery…

Don’t Miss the Green Living Expo, EcoSummit in December!

Don’t Miss the Green Living Expo, EcoSummit in December!

Throughout the year, Brilliant Harvest is on the lookout for events related to renewable energy and sustainability to support. We are thrilled to be a sponsor of/exhibitor at the Science and Environment Council’s upcoming Green Living Expo, which takes place on December 2-3 at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium. We also encourage you to consider attending…

Brilliant Harvest partners with Roofing by Curry to install Tesla Solar Roofs

Brilliant Harvest partners with Roofing by Curry to install Tesla Solar Roofs

We are thrilled to announce that, since mid-2022, Brilliant Harvest has been collaborating with Roofing by Curry on the installation of Tesla Solar Tile Roofs in our region. Since our partnership began, our companies have completed nine projects – including 36 Powerwalls – totaling 231kW. These projects have taken place primarily in Sarasota-Manatee but with…

Shortage of skilled labor hitting solar industry hard
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Shortage of skilled labor hitting solar industry hard

In recent years, we have noticed – and are certainly feeling here locally – a severe shortage of workers. At Brilliant Harvest, we have a fantastic core team but it has become very difficult to find enough installers to satisfy the demand for solar projects in the region. The current shortage of skilled labor is…

Explaining the terminology: off-grid, net-zero energy, and battery backup

Explaining the terminology: off-grid, net-zero energy, and battery backup

We get a lot of questions about going “off-grid,” making a home “net-zero energy,” and what “battery backup” is, and there seems to be some confusion about these options. Here we will address the differences between these three terms as well as discuss some of the pros and cons of each. Here are the simplest…