Urjanet, a provider of utility data, has launched Utility Data for Solar, a data-as-a-service solution that provides on-demand access to residential and commercial energy usage, cost, and location data from more than 750 electric utilities in over 15 countries. With the launch of this new service, solar providers can now leverage sophisticated tools to accelerate solar adoption and drive progress toward a cleaner energy future.
To overcome looming legislative and customer acquisition challenges, Urjanet Utility Data for Solar provides sales insight for solar installers, brokers, marketplaces, financiers, and software providers to help get adoption back on track. With access to historical monthly energy consumption and demand, cost, and location data directly from more than 750 electric utilities, Utility Data for Solar will enable solar providers to:
- Accelerate sales cycles and prioritize the right leads
- Streamline and enhance the customer buying experience
- Build tailored and accurate proposals that customers can trust
Urjanet Utility Data for Solar enables a more cost-effective, customized approach to selling solar systems that allows vendors to effectively focus on the needs, requirements, and situation of each residential or commercial buyer.
“At our very core, supporting a clean energy economy with innovative solutions has always been Urjanet’s goal,” said Sanjoy Malik, CEO at Urjanet. “With Utility Data for Solar, we’re excited to advance renewable energy agendas across residential and commercial sectors by providing tools to streamline opportunity assessment and sales processes.”
Solar vendors and customers alike benefit from the ability to easily access accurate energy data. Industry-leading marketplaces like EnergySage agree there is a significant market opportunity to accelerate solar adoption by leveraging historical energy spend and consumption data. “By enabling faster and more accurate ROI forecasts, utility data could play a valuable role in empowering more widespread solar adoption and accelerating healthy industry growth,” said John Gingrich, Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at EnergySage.
Corporate sustainability agendas are also making significant progress with the help of Utility Data for Solar. “Renewable energy projects like solar are a key component of the Cox Conserves program, helping us offset more than 102,360 tons of carbon since 2007. This reduction is a key step towards the Cox commitment to be carbon neutral by 2044. Urjanet Utility Data has been a critical tool to pinpoint the highest priority sites for installation and to see the impact of our investments year over year,” said Keith Mask, Vice President of Environmental Sustainability at Cox Enterprises.
By offering on-demand, accurate, and complete energy usage, cost, and location data from more than 750 utilities, Utility Data for Solar aims to bring an automated, streamlined process to existing and emerging solar markets worldwide.
To learn more about Utility Data for Solar, click here.
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