Get Solar Quotes Instantly With Only A Street Address

Sungevity’s Instant Solar Quote (Instant iQuote) is the first technology capable of generating residential solar installation quotes instantly based on nothing more than a street address. Both Instant iQuote and Sungevity’s earlier-generation iQuote technology eliminate the need for time-consuming and capital-intensive home visits to design and price residential solar installations. The new instant quote ability


PowerTrans First Ethernet Swtiches To Meet IEC Requirments

Moxa recently introduced its new PowerTrans PT-7528 series, the world’s first Ethernet switches with MMS data modeling to fulfill the requirements of the IEC 61850-90-4 standard outlining network engineering guidelines for Communication Networks and Systems in Substations. Support for IEC 61850-90-4 means that Moxa PT-7528 Ethernet switches can be controlled, monitored and managed via a


Design Solar On The Go With This App

The new app EasySolar allows solar professionals to work on the go, while staying in touch with their team. The EasySolar app also allows managing sales, providing financial analysis, preparing and modifying professional offers and more. -GPS allows verifying the an area’s irradiation. -Shadow simulation allows verifying potential shadowing while meeting with a customer. -Measure rooftop incline by simply


The Solar Revolution Comes To Boston As PV America Shines

By Frank Andorka, Editorial Director Amid a potentially landmark compromise between the Massachusetts solar industry and its utilities to further the industry’s interests in the state, PV America descended on Boston’s convention center, filled with optimism and excitement for the future of the solar industry. The only cloud in the sunny skies above the city


Develop A Proposal In 5 Minutes With enACT Platform

Solar and energy efficiency installers and developers spend up to 30% of their revenue in sales and customer acquisition costs, says enACT Systems. To reduce transaction costs and connect providers to more customers, the company is launching its new open-source software-as-a-service platform. The software platform integrates the entire sales process, from sales origination to proposal


ModSolar: Emerging Software And Technology Leaders

Mike Dershowitz and Kevin Ilsen co-founded ModSolar in 2011 with little more than $3,500. Today, the Philadelphia-based company has become nationally known as a leader in software and technology solutions for solar providers. “ModSolar is changing the way the solar industry works,” says Dershowitz.  “We are bringing efficiency to previously time-consuming processes, with an all-in-one, comprehensive


Platform Cuts Soft Costs, Streamlines Solar Project Development

REC Solar, commercial solar electric system designer and installer, is adopting HelioScope solar design and modeling software across its commercial business. The cloud-based software, developed by Folsom Labs, will help REC Solar standardize the sales and design process for commercial solar customers. As a result, REC Solar can further reduce soft costs and dramatically expedite


Power Players: The Midwest Solar Expo Brings Best Minds

  The Midwest Solar Expo last month provided an opportunity for the top minds in the region to meet and talk about what challenges they faced in their own states and how they could band together to help each other expand the solar market. It featured nationally known speakers like Jigar Shah of Jigar Shah Consulting, Jeff


meteocontrol And Enovos Create Portal Solution For Investors

meteocontrol, a German company specializing in research, planning and consulting for the solar industry, and Enovos Future, a German company that develops and manages renewable energy projects, are collaborating to create a comprehensive portal solution for investors of photovoltaic and wind systems. With a financial model, the new investor view, in addition to the main


Report Recognizes Locus Energy As Leader In Solar Monitoring

Locus Energy, a solar monitoring and data analytics platform provider, was recognized as the largest independent solar monitoring provider in the U.S. residential market for the second consecutive year in a joint GTM Research and SoliChamba Consulting research report entitled “Global PV Monitoring: Technologies, Markets and Leading Players, 2014-2018.” The report also identified Locus Energy