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Are Small Contractors the Future of Solar? Pamela Cargill Weighs in on the Industry's Evolution

Pamela Cargill is Principal of Chaolysti, a consulting firm that helps residential solar contractors succeed and reach profitability. With over ten years in the industry, she has built an impressive track record of helping solar businesses grow. In the first of two articles from our conversation with Cargill, we shared her advice for pr…

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

The Value of Green Button Data for Solar Customers

Green Button Data — if you’re not familiar with it, it might sound like something that a Marvel comic book villain would enjoy reviewing. But, in fact, Green Button Data is actually a very valuable tool for understanding a home or business owner’s energy usage. In this post, we’ll explore what Green Button Data is, and what benefits it pr…

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

The Importance of Modeling Global Maximum Power Point Tracking

When modeling how much energy a solar design will produce, there are many features of the components that must be taken into account to ensure an accurate estimate. One important factor that modeling software must account for in order to avoid over- or under-estimating the system’s energy production is whether or not the inverter(s) used…

David BrombergDavid Bromberg