News Releases

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...
By Tech Crunch
on 1/23/2016
  • solar software
  • solar economics
This tremendous growth has fed a swelling herd of solar unicorns populated by the likes of SolarCity, SunEdison, SunPower and more. Recently, the industry has been buffeted by a variety of tailwinds that should drive even faster expansion. The landmark Paris climate accord promises stronger regulatory support across the world read more...
By Solar Pro Magazine
on 1/4/2016
  • interval data
  • utility rate analysis
Astute solar developers understand the value of interval meter data. They know that these data allow them to perform the highest level of utility rate analysis possible on behalf of their customers. One size does not fit all when it comes to the right sizing of a solar project. Raw meter data enable system analyses that are highly specific to individual customers and their unique load profiles. read more...