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.

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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Genability Ends our Exclusivity

We have an exciting announcement. Genability is now open for business to any and all new energy companies servicing commercial and industrial customers. Today we have lifted all restrictions that might have prevented you from working with us in the past. Innovative New Energy Bundling in C&I This is an exciting development as we are seeing a growing market […]

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New Hawaii Solar Programs – Smart Export and Customer Grid Supply Plus

Starting on 2/20/2018, the three Hawaiian investor-owned utilities will offer two new programs for customers with solar: Customer Grid Supply Plus and Smart Export.  Both programs offer export credits for power provided to the grid, an option that has not been available in Hawaii since the Customer Grid Supply programs closed in 2017. Genability has […]

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Estimating kWh from a Potential Solar Customer’s Bill Amount

Do you have a potential solar customer’s 12 months of bills or their annual bill amount for electricity? If so, we can now estimate energy usage from that information! It is quite common for potential solar customers to not know how much energy they are using but to have an idea of how much they are […]

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New York PSC Guidelines on Presenting Solar Savings

Effective December 1, 2017, solar developers in New York are required by the New York Public Service Commission (NYPSC) to meet precise guidelines (PDF Download) when presenting savings estimates.  Genability has reviewed these requirements and we have made some data upgrades for New York so that our solar customers can comply with these new requirements without any change to their API integration.  First, let’s […]

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Run Down of GDN Updates

We have been working hard enhancing GDN with lots of great new how to’s, articles and information. We want our API customers to have the best resources possible. Below is a quick rundown of the latest and greatest updates…. Costs broken down by Charge Class Did you know you can exclude rates from a calculation […]

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