News Releases

By Digital Journal
on 4/27/2018
  • utility rates
  • energy storage
  • grid demand
  • California
Key energy and technology industry players convened at the Cove at UC Irvine to discuss changes and the future of electricity rates for Californians. Renewable energy, efforts to alleviate peak grid demand and energy storage were hot topics at the event. The two-hour lunch and learn was hosted by Sustain OC. read more...
By Run on Sun
on 4/10/2018
  • electric savings
  • electric bill
  • solar savings
We hear it all the time: “My electric bill is so high, I just want to stick it to [insert name of utility here]! Can solar help?” Now we are in the business of selling and installing solar, so our preferred answer is, “Of Course!" But that is not always the answer we end up giving. So Part 1 of this three-part series focuses on that electric bill to answer a few questions first: 1) How high is it? 2) What can you do to make it lower - pre-solar? And 3) Is your home even a good candidate for going solar? Let’s look at each in turn… read more...
By Solar Power World
on 3/27/2018
  • energy storage
  • residential solar
  • solar installers
After a lot of hype and false starts in the residential energy storage market, things are starting to get real. Recent data definitively shows that storage installation volumes are ramping up in the residential segment. According to GTM Research’s latest U.S. Energy Storage Monitor report, residential storage grew 248% in 2017 compared to 2016, measured in total megawatts installed. In terms of the number of residential grid-tied storage systems deployed, GTM Research counted 914 in all of 2016, which compares to 2017’s deployments of: 255 systems in Q1, 486 in Q2, 810 in Q3 and 1,516 in Q4. read more...
By Solar Industry Mag
on 3/15/2018
  • PPA
  • solar financing
  • solar economics analysis software
K2 Clean Energy Capital LLC, a developer of Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing, has closed PACE and prepaid power purchase agreement (PPA) financing for a 450 kW, $1.4 million solar PV carport project at the Sunrise Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif. read more...
By SunCast
on 3/9/2018
  • solar proposal software
  • solar sales software
  • podcast
  • startup
Today's guest, Adam Gerza, is the COO of the fast-growing SAAS company, Energy Toolbase, which I know many of my listeners use. Today I get the chance to look under the hood and hear why over 1500 solar companies trust the most critical piece of their sales process to this barely 3 yr old company. read more...