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
  • net energy metering
  • project development
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
  • interval data
  • solar software
  • utility rates
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...
By Adam Gerza
on 6/8/2015
  • solar software
  • southern california edison
  • utility rates
It’s a lot of work keeping up with all of the changes utilities make to their rates. Now that we’re tracking utility rates in over 30 states and 100 utility territories, we’re developing a good feel for the frequency at which utilities make changes. In addition to the sheer volume of changes being made, we’re also gaining some interesting insights for the different types of rate changes and the effect they have on customers. read more...
By John Gurski
on 3/23/2015
  • General Interest
  • software update
  • solar proposal tool
We’re excited to announce that we went live on our latest software update over the weekend. This release has been several months in the making, and is the biggest update we’ve made to our platform since our product debuted in July of last year. Here’s a list of some of ... read more...