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By Monette Meier
on 6/7/2017
  • commercial solar
  • K2 Clean Energy Capital
  • PACE financing
Property Assessed Clean Energy financing, also known as PACE, is becoming an increasingly popular way to finance solar PV projects. This is especially true in the commercial and industrial (C&I) segment, as PACE offers some unique advantages not available via traditional loans, leases, or PPA's. PACE can finance many different ... read more...
By Monette Meier
on 5/30/2017
  • solar project development
  • Solar Sales Software
  • SunGreen Systems
In the first installment of our new “Customer Case Study” series, we’ll highlight how our platform enabled SunGreen Systems to improve accuracy and build customer trust. Each month we’ll feature a different Energy Toolbase customer and provide background on the company, the market segment they focus on, and what benefits they’ve derived from our platform. read more...
By Monette Meier
on 4/27/2017
  • solar proposal software
  • solar sales software. residential solar installers
There are numerous solar software solutions on the market today, which is great if you’re a solar company. But the multitude of options is making the evaluation process more difficult. When trying to determine the solution best suited for your needs, there’s several things to consider. In this blog, I’m going to highlight ten questions to ask as you evaluate different solar proposal software platforms. read more...
By Adam Gerza
on 3/13/2017
  • solar panel layout
  • solar pv design software
  • Solar Sales Software
Energy Toolbase announces today that they have gone live on their integration with HelioScope by Folsom Labs, the industry-leading solar photovoltaic (PV) system design tool that integrates system layout and performance modeling to simplify the process of engineering and selling solar projects. This integration allows users to fully leverage both best-in-class software tools in conjunction with one another, for their solar project development activities. read more...
By Adam Gerza
on 2/8/2017
  • time of use rates
  • TOU tariffs
  • utility tariff calculations
There’s a lot of misinformation floating around on how time-of-use (TOU) rates affect the value of solar. Some solar salespeople insist that TOU rates are great for solar, and that potential customers should always be opting onto them. While others have concluded that TOU rates are bad for the solar value proposition and should be avoided. So who’s right? read more...