The demand and excitement surrounding distributed energy storage is palpable. Grid operators, utilities, business owners and homeowners alike are quickly discovering the reliability and financial incentives associated with advanced energy storage technologies. This momentum is driven by rapidly falling costs of lithium-ion battery manufacturing and state incentives or mandates for increased storage penetration. Ultimately, solar plus storage relies on the successful integration and communication between all system components. SolarEdge offers a solution to seamlessly integrate solar and high-voltage Li-ion batteries for backup power and local energy management.