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By Stefanie Gurski
on 10/5/2015
  • rate schedule database
  • utility rates
  • utility savings calculator
We constantly receive questions about how we track, update and manage our utility rates database, so I figured it was time for a blog post on the topic. Here’s some of the most frequently asked questions we get asked: read more...
By Adam Gerza
on 9/1/2015
  • PACE financing
  • solar financing
  • solar sales quoting software
K2 Clean Energy Capital LLC (K2), a leading provider of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) project financing, is integrating with the Energy Toolbase software platform. This integration will allow Energy Toolbase users to instantly receive indicative PACE financing quotes from K2 for solar photovoltaic and energy storage projects. This is the first direct financing partner integration onto the Energy Toolbase platform. read more...
By Adam Gerza
on 8/26/2015
  • energy storage
  • energy storage proposal generator
  • energy storage software
Sharp Electronics Corporation’s Energy Systems and Services Group (Sharp) announces today the integration of Energy Toolbase as its software platform of choice for accurately calculating peak demand savings for SmartStorage® energy storage system installations. Sharp is the first to integrate its proprietary SmartStorage® operating algorithms with Energy Toolbase’s powerful optimization tools to quickly generate SmartStorage® specific proposals. Users can accurately determine the dollar savings of SmartStorage® projects that are integrated with a solar system, or as a standalone system. read more...
By Adam Gerza
on 8/15/2015
  • CALSSA
  • NEM 2.0
  • net energy metering
  • Solar Sales Software
The California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA) the state’s leading solar trade association, is utilizing the Energy Toolbase software platform to analyze solar project economics in the landmark Net Energy Metering (NEM) proceeding underway at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). read more...
By Adam Gerza
on 8/4/2015
  • green button data
  • interval data
  • solar software
I was a panelist on a workshop at the Intersolar conference last month on the topic of ‘software tools and techniques to stay competitive in the solar industry’. The audience was mostly made up of residential solar contractors. Before the panel got underway the moderator polled the audience to see how many of them used Green Button Data when analyzing and proposing their projects? Only a few hands in the room went up. read more...