Eaton is an innovator in the field of Energy Storage

We work with partners to create systems that can combine several aspects of energy storage for resiliency and sustainability. This includes integration of multiple assets such as solar, battery storage, and UPS capabilities for clean, balanced power.


Eaton’s Microgrid Energy Systems helps companies facilitate electrical energy savings, resiliency and sustainability. By integrating generation sources on a common grid structure, users gain a reliable, scalable and efficient solution to unexpected power loss while enhancing cybersecurity. Eaton works with customers offering turnkey services on the concept, design, cost, implementation and maintenance of the entire system. MORE...


Eaton is responding to the high demand for a low carbon future with energy storage solutions to capture renewable energy whenever it’s available and use it on demand. Our EnergyAware UPS helps users by balancing sustainable power generation and consumption, and microgrid solutions built to help isolate power from the primary grid, balancing multiple sources of on-site generation and demand to make energy available when it is needed.

Power Xpert Energy Optimizer controller

Power Xpert Energy Optimizer controller

A microgrid/energystorage control system that simplifies control system configuration, is pre-engineered for device and system testing, and is adaptable to changing microgrid assets.


Enel X and Eaton Partner for Microgrid Development in Puerto Rico

Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line, and power management company Eaton, today announced plans for microgrid development in Puerto Rico. The initial project will incorporate onsite solar generation and battery storage at Eaton’s Arecibo plant. MORE...

Eaton's Home as a Grid approach to residential energy

Building on its Everything as a Grid perspective, Eaton’s new Home as a Grid approach combines an intelligent home energy portfolio with strategic partnerships to help residential customers integrate, manage and benefit from renewable technologies. MORE...

Case Studies

Eaton-Microsoft EnergyAware UPS

Eaton-Microsoft EnergyAware UPS

Eaton partnered with Microsoft to develop EnergyAware UPS technology. This allows an existing UPS to support the grid, and generate revenue for a data center, while still providing critical load backup.

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Energy Storage Tour – Eaton’s Power Systems Experience Center

Energy Storage Tour – Eaton’s Power Systems Experience Center Take a virtual tour and discover our energy storage demonstrations at our Power Systems Experience Center.


Eaton's energy transition team

John Vernacchia

John Vernacchia

Energy transition segment director - North America

John Vernacchia has 40 years of experience in marketing, sales, product management and operations. He has played a major role in the development of Eaton’s Energy Transition solutions to help customers connect renewables, energy storage, microgrids and EV charging infrastructure to buildings and the utility grid. John is a member of the IEEE Power & Energy Society and several Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) working groups.




Jaska Tarkka is an application engineer with 10+ years of DER experience in PV, storage and renewables. In his current Energy Transition role, he is focusing on electrical balance of system applications from the DC generation, storage and EVs, to the utility interconnection supporting developers, IPPs, EPCs and consulting offices to specify applicable electrical infrastructure equipment and systems for our intelligent low-carbon energy future. Jaska holds a B.S. degree from Kotka Institute of Technology, Finland.

Lawrence Connor

Lawrence Connor

Senior Application Specialist

Lawrence T. Connor is a Senior Application Specialist at Eaton for the energy transition market. He has over 42 years of experience with a primary focus on medium and low voltage power distribution & control equipment systems in nuclear, fossil, Hydro, and solar power applications. Larry graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 1977 with a BS in Electrical Engineering. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and the Power & Energy Society and has recently contributed to the development of several IEEE Standards.

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