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Energy Toolbase, AMS team up on AI-driven energy storage platform

Energy Toolbase, AMS team up on AI-driven energy storage platform

February 11, 2019 at 11:26 am 0 comments

Energy Toolbase adds AMS to its offering, providing a unique solution for developers to design and deploy distributed energy resources with Energy Toolbase’s software-as-a-service for design, and AMS’s AI platform for operations. This effort enables distributed energy developers to run energy storage simulations and financial analyses on Energy Toolbase, basedRead More

SepiSolar’s new Salesforce consulting division to help solar installers make better use of their CRM

SepiSolar’s new Salesforce consulting division to help solar installers make better use of their CRM

February 4, 2019 at 2:39 pm 0 comments

Salesforce is a powerful, widely used customer relationship managament (CRM) platform, but it’s often difficult for traditional Salesforce developers to understand the solar business. SepiSolar, a national solar design and engineering firm, wants to change that with its new Salesforce consulting division. As a 10-year old solar design and engineeringRead More

Aurora Solar lands $20 million in Series A funding to further improve solar design software

Aurora Solar lands $20 million in Series A funding to further improve solar design software

February 4, 2019 at 1:47 pm 0 comments

Aurora Solar, one of the top software platforms for distributed solar, will continue to add new product functionality and improve solar installation processes after raising $20 million in a Series A round, led by Energize Ventures. S28 Capital also joins existing investor, Pear, in the round. Amy Francetic, managing directorRead More

Rooftop PV design in SunDAT featuring PanelClaw and new electrical features.

FTC updates SunDAT PV with new rooftop solar design features

December 10, 2018 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

PV design automation software SunDAT from FTC Solar is adding PanelClaw racking to its component library and new electrical design features for rooftop projects. The new electrical design features will be available in the Pro version of SunDAT, while the PanelClaw products will be made available to all users. SunDAT’s new rooftopRead More

This new SolarDesignTool instantly generates solar permit packages for AHJ approval

This new SolarDesignTool instantly generates solar permit packages for AHJ approval

December 3, 2018 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

With solar technology being better and more cost effective than ever, the next big area of need is in soft cost reduction. That’s why this new web-based SolarDesignTool is so exciting — it is a complete permit package generation tool for residential rooftop photovoltaic systems. Each solar permit package contains aRead More

Solar design and financial analysis software example.

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

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