The market for solar PV design software has opened up significantly in the past five years. New offerings have taken off in that time, and they range from fully integrated systems offering one-stop...

At the heart of a solar + storage system is a battery, but that heart can't beat without it's brain - the software layer telling it how to operate. For you customers, regardless of battery manufact...

As the solar industry matures, it finds better ways to do things. Many solar-specific software options are coming to the market with the promise of reducing costs, improving accuracy and allowing t...

Today we're chatting with James Coombes, manager of American Renewable Capital. James has over twenty years of financial advisory experience, and has been developing & financing solar energy projec...

Energy Toolbase packed the demo stage with attendees who wanted to hear more about its new energy storage software. Energy Toolbase might be the most robust tool out there for behind the meter data...

Spoiler alert: You make money installing solar in the Midwest the same way you do anywhere else. Bummer, huh? So why did we put together this 22-page report? Well, identifying those opportunities a...

The C&I solar sector is maturing and with it, third-party ownership is on the rise. A critical component to design and diligence of a third party owned commercial solar system is the avoided cost a...

The many PV design solutions on the market today go beyond simply taking the guesswork out of laying out a photovoltaic system or solar plant. Many have similar features, such as taking shade into ...

Few people have been more outspoken as advocates of the U.S. solar industry than Yann Brandt. This includes being one of the early voices calling for a campaign to extend the federal Investment Tax...

This week I spent time with John Gurski, the young and hungry CEO of Energy Toolbase. While I was familiar with Energy Toolbase COO, Adam Gerza, I had not met John yet and was surprised to find out...