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Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord was a big gut punch for us at Genability. Since then, we’ve been thinking about what we can do to double our own efforts and impact the move to a clean energy future. We met today to agree on the following immediately actionable steps. 1. […]

Update: On June 23, 2016 the CPUC revised an earlier decision and determined that “imports and exports to the grid shall be netted within the metered interval and non-bypassable charges should only be charged on the net import from the grid in the metered interval (Resolution E-4792).” Genability Switch results for NEM 2.0 markets will […]

Around 60,000 proposals for rooftop solar are expected to be generated per week in 2016. In the competitive landscape of distributed energy generation and storage, how can companies reasonably monitor the integrity of these proposals? Genability is pleased to announce Savings Analysis Watch ─ a tool that assesses the quality of solar quotes in real […]

We are proud to announce a series of exciting new upgrades to our flagship product, Switch. Switch is the market leading solution for providing residential solar customers with the most accurate savings forecasts.   Multiple new features are included in this launch, all aimed at increasing accuracy, productivity, and providing you with visual tools that […]

Update: On May 31, 2016 PG&E closed the residential time-of-use tariff used in this analysis (E-6) for new enrollment and added ETOU-A and ETOU-B as new options for residential customers. Genability Switch was updated on that day to reflect the current options for customers switching to time-of-use. More information about the new tariffs is found here […]

Energy storage is the next frontier in the New Energy Economy, and we’re proud to work with industry leaders such as Tesla, Stem, Advanced Microgrid Systems, and NextEra Energy.    Partners leverage our products to identify new markets with attractive rate structures, develop site-specific savings forecasts, provide pricing intelligence to battery management systems, and use […]

The solar industry received great news yesterday when the California Public Utilities Commission approved their proposed decision on NEM 2.0. All major elements of net metering were upheld with no new fixed or demand-based charges. Under NEM 2.0 solar customers will see higher interconnection fees (estimated to be between $75 – $100 per installation) and […]

Net energy metering (NEM) has been a critical driver in the growth of residential solar over the past decade. There is an ongoing debate between utility companies and proponents of solar energy as to whether net metering at retail rates is the appropriate value to place on residential rooftop solar. Per a recent report by […]

How popular is solar PV in your area and how much are people saving? How much does solar cost? What if you live in a San Francisco apartment or a mobile home in Sonoma, versus a typical home in LA?   Save by Genability is a new initiative that sheds light on key questions homeowners have […]

Over the last few weeks we’ve been making a lot of updates to our developer site. We’ve touched every page of the documentation, added new sections and updated some code. Read on to find out more. How-Tos One of the biggest updates to the documentation is the creation of the “How-Tos” section. Whether you just […]