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This startup is linking solar manufacturers, installers directly to homeowners

This startup is linking solar manufacturers, installers directly to homeowners

August 20, 2018 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

After two and half years R&D, privately-funded solar tech startup HahaSmart launched its solar O2O (online-to-offline) platform that gives homeowners the ability to design a home solar system, receive an accurate detailed price list within 2-3 minutes, and purchase a home solar system at a lower price. Unlike most solarRead More

SunDAT Web Service is a cloud-based PV design software for any site size

SunDAT Web Service is a cloud-based PV design software for any site size

August 1, 2018 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

In the hyper-competitive PV industry, extracting every cent of value from a project is crucial. The SunDAT Web Service combines the power of FTC Solar and Parallel Works to bring you cloud-based PV design software that enables users to rapidly generate and analyze hundreds of options for a potential site.Read More

Remote site assessment cuts solar design time, costs (about $850 per install)

Remote site assessment cuts solar design time, costs (about $850 per install)

July 20, 2018 at 7:00 am 1 comment

There are some solar installation costs we can’t control, such as the tariffs imposed on the industry this year. But when it comes to cutting soft costs, which now comprise more than half of the cost of a solar installation, installers have a valuable tool in their tool kits: remoteRead More

SolarEdge launches new web-based PV system design tool

SolarEdge launches new web-based PV system design tool

June 6, 2018 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

SolarEdge Technologies is launching a new Designer tool to enable faster, easier planning of solar energy system designs. The new web-based tool with an intuitive graphical interface helps installers lower PV design costs and increase conversion rates by creating compelling customer proposals. The free Designer tool is part of SolarEdge’sRead More

SB Buzz: How to design a perfect solar system — then sell it — with Aurora Solar COO

SB Buzz: How to design a perfect solar system — then sell it — with Aurora Solar COO

April 26, 2018 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

In our March/April issue, we included a roundup of new technology that could improve a solar company’s customer service capabilities, whether it was through quicker project design, better proposals or advanced monitoring capabilities. Aurora Solar was one company in the roundup, which provides one of the best PV design andRead More

Aurora Solar sales, design software now includes HD aerial images from Nearmap

Aurora Solar sales, design software now includes HD aerial images from Nearmap

April 11, 2018 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

Aurora Solar, a solar sales and design software leader that was in our nine customer service products to watch, sent word that it is now partnering with Nearmap for a serious upgrade to its site image interface. Through this collaboration, Nearmap’s up-to-date, sub 3” GSD imagery is now available withinRead More

Aurora Solar remote shading assessment tool now allowed over on-site inspection by Connecticut Green Bank

Aurora Solar remote shading assessment tool now allowed over on-site inspection by Connecticut Green Bank

January 15, 2018 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

Measurements providing the solar potential of a roof are a crucial piece of information that installers, private financing firms, and government rebate authorities rely upon in designing solar systems, and issuing financing and rebates for their installation. And they can be a pain to get done — an expensive —Read More

Utopus Insights just released 5 tools for monitoring, analyzing your solar portfolio

Utopus Insights just released 5 tools for monitoring, analyzing your solar portfolio

December 20, 2017 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

Utopus Insights, an energy analytics software company, announces the release of five powerful software tools for renewable generation producers, operators, OEMs, T&D utilities, ISOs/RTOs and other energy companies to solve their toughest analytics challenges with accurate, timely information at a low cost. The Utopus Insights product families are modular, integrated and offeredRead More

This open platform for creating solar proposals is re-focusing to help small solar installers

This open platform for creating solar proposals is re-focusing to help small solar installers

December 6, 2017 at 8:41 am Comments are Disabled

MODsolar LLC, creator of the solar industry’s first open platform for visually designing PV systems and creating proposals, is re-launching this week, announcing a change in ownership and a refocused mission. This new mission is one we support: a shift in strategic direction to focus on helping local solar companies. MODsolar saysRead More

Nearmap rolls out two new views for its hi-res aerial mapping services

Nearmap rolls out two new views for its hi-res aerial mapping services

November 17, 2017 at 2:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Hi-res aerial maps provide a lot of value to the solar industry when it comes to streamlining that initial proposal creation and design process. Nearmap, a location content provider specializing in high-resolution aerial maps, released two new forms of aerial geospatial data services – Nearmap Panorama and Nearmap Oblique imagery.Read More