Category Archives: News

Updates on news related to the company, or offerings and that which is relevant to our industry and customers, filed under “News”. Below are the most recent news archives.

3/1/2019 SCE Updates FAQ

Last Updated 3/14/2019 Genability has begun entering and reviewing the new Southern California Edison (SCE) tariffs for the 3/1 update. We will be entering rates and testing them thoroughly before making them available via our API. In the meantime, here are a few highlights from the newly-released rates. Old TOU-D Options Open in APIs Due […]

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Impact of SCE’s New TOU-D Tariff on Solar Savings

On March 1, 2019 Southern California Edison (SCE) will close its current default post-solar tariff (TOU-D-A-NEM2) and replace it with a new default post-solar tariff (TOU-D-4-9PM-NEM2). This tariff change will dramatically impact solar savings in SCE as the Time of Use (TOU) On-Peak hours move from 2-8 PM under TOU-D-A-NEM2 to 4-9 PM under TOU-D-4-9PM-NEM2. […]

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Savings Analysis Upgrade – Non-Bypassable Minimums

Genability has just upgraded both our Savings Analysis API and our Calculate API to better support Non-Bypassable Charges (NBCs).  What are NBCs you ask? Well that’s how the California utilities refer to the customer’s annual NBCs that cannot be offset by Net Energy Metering (NEM) Credits under NEM 2.0.   These NBCs behave as a second […]

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New California Proposed Tariffs

In 2019, both Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) and Southern California Edison (SCE) will introduce new Time-of-Use (TOU) periods for commercial tariffs. Both utilities are moving highly-priced peak hours later in the day, from mid-afternoon to 4-9 PM. If you are selling solar, storage and/or energy efficiency in California, you want to be sure to […]

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Introducing Proposed Tariffs

Genability is pleased to announce the immediate availability of both a new product feature and a new set of tariff data. What are Proposed Tariffs? This year the California Public Utility Commission approved General Rate Cases for both Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison. These rates won’t go into effect until 2019, but […]

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Genability Adds Support for PVWatts Version 6

What’s new in V6? We’ve added support for Version 6 of NREL’s PVWatts API, used to estimate the hourly production of a customer’s solar PV system. The underlying models used to calculate energy output have not changed from Version 5 but Version 6 includes broader and more granular weather and solar radiation data from NREL’s […]

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Explorer : our latest product, for energy professionals everywhere

Today we are pleased to announce the launch of our latest product, Genability Explorer, a web-application for Energy Professionals. Explorer provides energy professionals a user-friendly interface into Genability’s utility rate database and calculation engine. Explorer requires no software development or coding. It’s a self-service web-application, so just use your web browser to sign up and […]

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New Solar Incentives in Illinois, Net Metering Ends for Duke Energy South Carolina

The roller coaster for solar in the U.S. (call it a Solar Coaster?) keeps rolling this summer.  The state of Illinois has finalized the credit values for its Adjustable Block Program, which provides solar owners with an upfront payment for 15 years of estimated solar production.  Meanwhile, in South Carolina the state legislature failed to […]

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Massachusetts SMART Incentives Now Available

Later this year, Massachusetts will close out it’s SREC program replacing it with the new Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) incentives.   While there are still a few details left to be finalized, Genability is able to model the proposed SMART incentives for our customers and has made the new incentives available via the Incentives API. What are the Smart Incentives The […]

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Duke Energy North Carolina Solar Incentives Now Available

At 9 AM this morning (July 9, 2018), Duke Energy North Carolina started accepting incentive applications for their Solar Rebate program and Genability has made the new incentive available via our Incentives API. The new Solar Rebate offers a $0.60/Watt rebate up to 10 kW for residential solar customers and 100 kW for commercial customers.  […]

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