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What Solar Contractors Should Know About Customers’ Utility Bills

Understanding your solar customer's utility bills and how to get the data you need for solar design is critical. We highlight key things to know.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

Making Sense of Demand Charges: What Are They and How Do They Work?

Demand charges can comprise a significant portion of commercial customers bills. To accurately communicate post-solar savings, C&I solar installers need to have a clear understanding of how commercial customers are billed and what demand charges are; our primer has you covered.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

The Value of Green Button Data for Solar Customers

Green Button Data is a valuable tool for understanding a home or business’s energy usage, and it is particularly helpful for solar designers.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

How Much Is Solar Energy Worth? Understanding Solar Compensation Under Net Energy Metering and Feed-in Tariffs

Bill savings are a major benefit of installing solar, but how is your solar energy valued? We explain the 2 main approaches: net metering and feed-in tariffs.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

How to Size a PV System from an Electricity Bill

How can beginners size rooftop solar array to completely offset an electricity bill? Find out by following our step-by-step guide on sizing any PV system.

Christian BrownChristian Brown