Every few weeks, a member of the BayWa r.e. team sits down with Chris Crowell of Solar Builder in our PowerForward! series partnership. This week, we had an exciting conversation surrounding the most popular topics and trends to come out of this year’s RE+! 

RE+ 2023 was the largest solar industry conference to date. What were the key takeaways and important product trends to note for solar installers? On this edition of Power Forward!, we discuss with BayWa r.e.’s Marketing Relationship Manager Daniela Schwartzman and VP of Product Strategy David Dunlap. We discuss:

     In this Episode:

  • Trends and observations from RE+
  • Module supply and pricing outlook into 2024
  • Trends in the energy storage market now vs. what’s to come
  • Navigating millions of ESS products
  • 1:57 – Overall solar installer vibe of RE+ 2023
  • 2:32 – Surprising observations from RE+?
  • 5:07 – Module supply and pricing outlook into 2024 7:49 – Strategies for buying modules in this environment
  • 11:04 – Trends in energy storage market now 11:45 – There’s 1 million ESS options. What’s an installer to do?

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