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By Erin Christensen
on 5/14/2019
  • grandfathering
  • nem
  • TOU rates
Grandfathering protections for solar customers has become a hot topic over the last few years as utilities around the country have continued to change their rate design structures and Net Energy Metering (NEM) frameworks. In this blog I’m going to discuss all aspects of grandfathering for solar customers, which can ... read more...
By Tracy Fosterling, Tim Swaney
on 5/2/2019
  • interval data
  • solar modeling software
  • utilityAPI
Retrieving and obtaining data from a utility can be difficult and time-consuming, but completely necessary in accurately modeling solar + storage projects. It varies from utility to utility, and when you’re a developer, working on several projects, retrieving data for each project can take days, even weeks. If you’re going ... read more...
By Tracy Fosterling
on 4/17/2019
  • hawaii
  • hawaii solar
  • office opening
We’ve officially said Aloha and opened our new Energy Toolbase office in Honolulu, Hawaii. This office opening has been a long time coming for our team, with the planning process of more than a year and we couldn’t be more excited to have a designated team to help support new, growing markets around the world. read more...
By Tracy Fosterling
on 4/10/2019
  • energy storage
  • hawaii solar
  • solar power
Energy Toolbase is announcing the opening of a new office in the Aloha State to service customers in Hawaii, Australia and other markets throughout the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The sales and support office will enable the company to better serve the needs of their rapidly expanding customer base and provide more hours of support overlap across different time zones. read more...
By Adam Gerza
on 4/4/2019
  • energy storage
  • SGIP
  • storage incentives
We made a small update to the logic we use to calculate (SGIP) Self Generation Incentive Program energy storage incentives that we want to make users aware of. The SGIP Program Handbook states that the energy capacity of a storage system, which the SGIP incentive is paid based on, is ... read more...