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By John Gurski
on 8/17/2018
  • business
  • customer service
  • solar software
I founded a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider that operates in the clean tech industry a little over four years ago. We specialize in modeling and proposing the economics of solar and energy storage projects. We've been fortunate to have strong and consistent growth since the start and have roughly doubled our revenues every year since inception while growing our headcount from one to 25 employees. read more...
By Tracy Fosterling
on 7/3/2018
  • intersolar
  • solar convention
  • solar projects
Our team is headed to Intersolar North America for the 5th year in a row. In honor of celebrating 5 years, we thought we would share the back story of Energy Toolbase’s official debut at the convention in 2014 with just 2 employees and a supportive father. read more...
By Tracy Fosterling
on 6/22/2018
  • CollectiveSun
  • nonprofits
  • solar
The U.S. solar market has grown spectacularly over the last decade. In 2017 the U.S. installed 10.6 gigawatts (GW) of solar PV capacity, to reach 53.3 GW overall, enough to power 10.1 million American homes, according to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Report 2017 Year-in-Review from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). read more...
By Adam Gerza
on 3/27/2018
  • energy storage
  • IRS
  • SGIP funds
After a lot of hype and false starts in the residential energy storage market, things are starting to get real. Recent data definitively shows that storage installation volumes are ramping up in the residential segment. According to GTM Research’s latest U.S. Energy Storage Monitor report, residential storage grew 248 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, measured in total megawatts installed. In terms of the number of residential grid-tied storage systems deployed, GTM Research counted 914 in all of 2016, which compares to 2017’s deployments of: 255 systems in Q1, 486 in Q2, 810 in Q3, and 1,516 in Q4. read more...
By Tracy Fosterling
on 2/14/2018
  • customer case study
  • energy solutions
  • solar energy equipment
From cost-effective solar PV and energy efficiency solutions to customized development and consulting services, South Dakota based GenPro Energy Solutions is facilitating renewable energy projects all around the world. Founded in 2003, GenPro established itself initially by focusing on solar water pumping solutions throughout the Dakotas. Fast forward to today, ... read more...