Blog

By Adam Gerza
on 3/28/2019
  • energy storage
  • project development
  • top posts
A historic thing happened earlier this month for residential energy storage economics. For the first time ever, the project economics of a solar + storage project operated in time-of-use (TOU) arbitrage mode, beat the economics of a standalone solar PV project. This noteworthy occurrence happened in the Southern California Edison ... read more...
By Tracy Fosterling
on 3/26/2019
  • energy storage
  • project development
  • Stem
When it comes to energy storage modeling, Energy Toolbase has consistently made improvements to our platform that allows our users to accurately model, propose and optimize the economics of any behind-the-meter storage project. Our latest integration with Stem , the world leader in AI-driven energy storage services gives project developers ... read more...
By Tracy Fosterling
on 3/12/2019
  • energy storage
  • energy storage services
  • project development
Energy Toolbase now includes Stem, Inc. , the world leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven energy storage services. This addition gives project developers who use Energy Toolbase the opportunity to design and deploy solar + storage solutions based on Stem's industry-leading energy storage controls. With this integration, distributed energy providers can ... read more...
By Tracy Fosterling Julia Krivchenkova
on 2/15/2019
  • custom rates
  • project development
  • utility rates
Utility rate structures are one of the biggest factors when analyzing the economics behind solar and energy storage projects. Not all your customers are going to be on the same rate structure. The variances between two customers could be a small as a adding a charge or your customer has ... read more...
By Tracy Fosterling
on 2/6/2019
  • AMS
  • energy storage
  • project development
Our storage modeling capabilities just got even more intuitive as we are now integrated with AMS. This integration with AMS energy market software allows developers to simulate the project economics of a solar and storage system optimized with AMS's validated savings and financial performance guarantee.  We've created a simplistic workflow where developers can have the confidence to model energy storage where the output is tested, validated and guaranteed from AMS, the company controlling the asset in the field. read more...