2020 - Solar+Storage
Solar is expanding with energy being stored in "batteries".
The major component of Off-Grid solar is storage. Now On-Grid solar can have storage. The storage provide energy as backup power during an emergency grid outage.
Stored energy can be used daily during prime evening hours 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Several vendors have solar+storage solutions. Featuring different options for the whole home backup or partial home backup.
The advantage; When the grid is down. You have lights, A/C and refridgerators!!!