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

The electricity bills of most commercial customers are divided into two major categories: energy consumption and demand. What are demand charges?

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

How to Estimate a Homeowner’s Energy Load Profile

An energy load profile is essential to determining the value that a solar installation will provide. We discuss how to model one and why it's so important.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

How Time of Use Rates Work

Time of Use rates, which charge different prices for electricity depending on the time of day, are common for solar customers. We explain how they work.

Samuel AdeyemoSamuel Adeyemo

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