Post Tagged with: "sales and marketing"

Extensible Energy’s DemandEx software looks to reduce demand charges via solar system production alone

Extensible Energy’s DemandEx software looks to reduce demand charges via solar system production alone

September 10, 2019 at 10:55 am 1 comment

Extensible Energy is billing its new software as a service (SaaS) solution, DemandEx, as a “virtual battery” — an inexpensive alternative to commercial storage as a method for reducing demand charges and increasing ROI for commercial solar projects. Extensible says DemandEx easily integrates into new or existing commercial solar systemsRead More

SunPower to give homeowners the ability to design their own solar systems with Design Studio

SunPower to give homeowners the ability to design their own solar systems with Design Studio

September 9, 2019 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

Historically, understanding a home’s solar potential required talking to a sales consultant or compromising with one-size-fits-all online calculators. With a new web application called Design Studio, SunPower is looking to give U.S. homeowners the power to create their own solar system design automatically in seconds. In less than 30 seconds,Read More

WattzOn introduces SNAP to quickly capture customer utility bill info

WattzOn introduces SNAP to quickly capture customer utility bill info

August 26, 2019 at 1:51 pm 0 comments

WattzOn, a provider of utility bill data solutions, launched a new AI-powered product called SNAP to enable energy and cleantech companies to quickly capture data from utility bills. SNAP supports field sales teams by providing key data in seconds, enabling customized quotes and pricing. SNAP supports the consumer’s online on-boardingRead More

Residential Rooftop Report: Heat up your solar install sales in 2019 (free report download)

Residential Rooftop Report: Heat up your solar install sales in 2019 (free report download)

February 18, 2019 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

The Residential Rooftop Report for the first quarter of 2019 is now available for download. The theme is “Heating Up Sales,” and we’ve teamed up with report sponsor Aurora Solar to examine ways for residential solar installation companies to lower customer acquisition costs, close more leads and overall run aRead More

How aerial imagery helped Auric Solar close more sales (and how you can too)

How aerial imagery helped Auric Solar close more sales (and how you can too)

December 4, 2018 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Auric Solar, a residential and commercial solar power provider, turned to Nearmap, a premium global location content provider specializing in high-resolution aerial maps, to accelerate the company’s initial assessments. The result was a more complete and accurate view of properties that led to overall better solar sales proposals. How itRead More

The 2-MW solar rooftop system at Francis Scott Key Mall in Frederick, Md., is Safari Energy’s eighth in the state, bringing the total capacity of Safari Energy’s commercial rooftop solar systems in Maryland to nearly 10 MW.

Blue light special: Retail is struggling, but solar can be a ray of hope

December 4, 2018 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

As we enter the holiday season, the retail industry is facing challenging times. Business Insider reported that electronics, grocery stores, department stores and drug stores are among the sectors threatened by online retailers such as Amazon. Businesses that were considered “too big to fail” such as Toys ‘R’ Us andRead More

Modernize: 41 percent of homeowners select contractors based on website recommendations

Modernize: 41 percent of homeowners select contractors based on website recommendations

November 28, 2018 at 8:05 am Comments are Disabled

Contractor lead generation service Modernize released its latest Modernize Homeowner Index, a quarterly research study that measures sentiment among over 2,500 U.S. homeowners. The study was created to help home improvement professionals better serve the market by providing key homeowner insights as they relate to home improvements. This new study focusesRead More

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PV Pointer: Three tactics for better solar designs under time of use rates

November 27, 2018 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

The promise of lower utility bills is a key motivator for most prospective solar customers, but time of use (TOU) rates — which charge different electricity prices depending on the time of day — add complexity to finding the best deal for the customer. Luckily, there are several strategies solarRead More

Solar Yellow Pages is a new third-party site for connecting homeowners to solar installers

Solar Yellow Pages is a new third-party site for connecting homeowners to solar installers

November 5, 2018 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Energy Advisor Hub, a solar e-commerce conglomerate, launched a new online platform to connect California homeowners with solar experts free of charge. Through the Solar Yellow Pages, homeowners gain free access to guidance and expertise from a team of local advisers, who counsel them on selecting the best vendors, manufacturers,Read More

Solar customers can easily share their utility data with this new Urjanet program

Solar customers can easily share their utility data with this new Urjanet program

September 12, 2018 at 4:57 pm Comments are Disabled

Wider, transparent access to utility data will be crucial for growing the solar industry, and Urjanet, already a leader in utility data aggregation, is making things even easier for solar installers with its new Urjanet Solar Quickstart program. This suite of web-based tools streamline the link between customer utility accountsRead More