News Releases

By Solar Novus Today
on 5/23/2018
  • energy storage projects
  • solar savings
  • battery savings
Energy Toolbase, a software platform for modeling the economics of solar and energy storage projects, recently launched a major software update that revolutionizes the platform's energy storage modeling capabilities. The new release enables users to transparently quantify the dollar savings for any type of behind-the-meter (BTM) energy storage project. This empowers developers in both the residential and commercial market to identify the best storage use read more...
By Greentech Media
on 5/23/2018
  • residential solar
  • solar installer
  • solar savings software
The amount of money a company needs to spend in order to sell a residential solar system continues to be a major challenge for the solar industry. In fact, the cost for an installer to acquire a residential customer in the U.S. has actually risen, even while the cost of every other component in the cost stack has plunged. Customer acquisition includes all costs to obtain leads, as well as all sales and marketing costs related to closing a sale. read more...
By Green Button Alliance
on 5/23/2018
  • solar savings software
  • energy storage
  • utility rates
Energy Toolbase (ETB) is an industry-leading software platform for modeling and proposing the economics of solar and energy storage projects. The company's software-as-a-service product is used by distributed energy organizations nationwide to accurately, objectively, and transparently analyze their projects. Since launching less than three years ago, Energy Toolbase has rapidly grown and now serves over a thousand companies, including residential and commercial installers, developers, energy consultants, policy organizations, and utilities. read more...
By Solar Power World
on 5/17/2018
  • solar software
  • solar economics
  • software integrations
When solar software tools integrate well with each other, they can help solar contractors work more easily and efficiently—and thus bring in more business to software companies. read more...
By Greentech Media
on 5/8/2018
  • utility rates
  • solar software
  • solar software solutions
Based on the survey, understanding utility rates is a top priority for the solar industry. The majority of respondents (60 percent) said Excel spreadsheets are how they keep track of utility rates. Energy Toolbase was the next most popular software platform among survey takers (18 percent), followed by UtilityAPI (10 percent). read more...