In this tutorial

Forecasting potential savings for a Solar PV (or other) project is a five step process. This tutorial will take you through each step from beginning to end, addressing the most common calls, data elements and exceptions.

The example data in this tutorial is for a residential rooftop solar project, with the following details. Note however that many of the steps in this tutorial are also helpful when running a C&I Solar project forecast, or indeed forecasting savings for many other types of project.

  • Residential Home
  • Located in Sonoma County, California
  • Gave the installer three months of electricity bills: January, February, and March
  • Installer is quoting 3 kW, south-facing solar system with a 20 degree tilt

Let’s get started!

Step 1 - Create an account