JuiceBox Energy Teams with Sprint for Real-Time Communications & Control for its Energy Storage Solution
JuiceBox Energy to use Sprint M2M Command Center to monitor and control renewable energy storage systems nationwide.
JuiceBox Energy, a privately-held Silicon Valley company committed to providing safe, reliable, intelligent, and connected energy storage, announced a nationwide agreement with Sprint to provide real-time monitoring and control of JuiceBox Energy Storage Systems using the Sprint network and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Command Center. The Sprint Command Center is a cloud-based portal that gives JuiceBox Energy the ability to securely monitor, manage, activate, and deactivate energy storage systems remotely.
"With the increasing deployment of our advanced energy storage systems connected to new and existing residential solar installations, the Sprint agreement gives JuiceBox Energy, our installers, and utility customers a powerful tool for performance monitoring, remote firmware updates and keeping up with changing electricity tariff structures and regulations," said Neil Maguire, CEO of JuiceBox Energy Inc. "Each JuiceBox Energy System is intelligent, responsive and connected to enable a smart grid powered by clean renewable energy."
"With the rising demand for clean energy solutions and IoT communications, Sprints M2M solutions give utility providers and their customers a powerful tool for automating services, balancing the grid, and promoting sustainability," said Scott Kalinoski, vice president-Wholesale Solutions at Sprint. "We are excited to collaborate with and enable JuiceBox Energy Systems to interface directly with Sprints network, create management portals to better serve their customers and manage the JuiceBox Energy system. This announcement underscores our commitment to driving smart grid communications and supporting the deployment of clean energy solutions."
The JuiceBox Energy Storage System is an automotive-grade, 8.6kWh lithium-ion battery pack with proprietary charge control and energy management system coupled to a 5.5kW Schneider XW+ inverter. The system is deployed in California, Hawaii, New York, and a growing number of states.
About JuiceBox Energy, Inc.
Founded in 2013, JuiceBox Energy is committed to providing safe, reliable, intelligent and connected solar energy storage systems for renewable energy. JuiceBox systems are designed to support consumer self-consumption and enable a resilient, renewable energy grid in order to power a cleaner, sustainable planet. For more information, visit http://www.juiceboxsolar.com and follow us on Twitter: @juiceboxsolar.