The amount of money a company needs to spend in order to sell a residential solar system continues to be a major challenge for the solar industry. In fact, the cost for an installer to acquire a re...

Energy Toolbase (ETB) is an industry-leading software platform for modeling and proposing the economics of solar and energy storage projects. The company's software-as-a-service product is used by...

When solar software tools integrate well with each other, they can help solar contractors work more easily and efficiently—and thus bring in more business to software companies.

Based on the survey, understanding utility rates is a top priority for the solar industry. The majority of respondents (60 percent) said Excel spreadsheets are how they keep track of utility rates....

In any other industry, nine years of service would designate a greenhorn, but in solar it is the term of a veteran in the industry. My exposure to the world of solar began when shifting from tradit...

Key energy and technology industry players convened at the Cove at UC Irvine to discuss changes and the future of electricity rates for Californians. Renewable energy, efforts to alleviate peak gri...