News Releases

By CBS Los Angeles
on 9/15/2016
  • solar power
  • solar software
For many, solar power is a lot more than just a ray of hope. No question, there are legitimate benefits to installing solar power in your home. But does that necessarily mean it’s a great idea for one and all? read more...
By Alternative Energy Magazine
on 9/16/2016
  • solar analysis software
  • software update
Energy Toolbase, an industry leading solar software platform, announced the release of a major software update today. The new version upgrades Energy Toolbase's software-as-a-service product, and is available immediately to all users. The new release has been in development for 16 months and is the company's biggest update, since debuting in 2014. read more...
By Solar Power World
on 8/5/2016
  • utility rates
  • rate design
Utility rate design is officially a hot topic. Energy industry trade publications have published a countless number of articles, Op-Ed’s and whitepapers on the issue this year. And it’s pretty much a given that any energy conference these days will have a panel on the topic. Whatever the forum, the subject of rate design always seems to stir up debate. Utilities, ratepayers and renewable energy advocates often times have widely differing opinions on what makes for fair rate design. In the last few months alone there have been three separate “best practices manuals” on how to design rates for distributed generation: read more...
By Solar Power World
on 5/6/2016
  • utility rates
  • rate design
  • rate schedules
Thousands of utilities run power grids across the country, and each has its own electricity rate structures and rules for customer-sited solar power generation. Regional and national solar developers, who already have their hands full with financing, permitting and construction issues, can be hard-pressed to understand utility rates and rules, too. read more...
By Solar Pro
on 5/1/2016
  • solar software
  • solar analysis software
While software is a luxury product for some solar companies, it is integral to the success of others. For example, many of the largest residential solar sales, financing or installation companies such as SolarCity, Sungevity and Sunrun's use software tools to manage sales read more...