Category Archives: API

Any posts related to our developer API’s.

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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Genability Covers the Netherlands

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve added Dutch residential utility rates to our database! Our list of covered countries now includes the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, South Korea, UK, France and the Netherlands. Electricity Market Overview The Netherlands population is just over 17 million and the average household consumes about 3,300 kWh of electricity per […]

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Our Developer Site Gets a Major Update

If you haven’t visited our developer website in a while, you will be pleased to see we have completed a major upgrade to it. Genability Developer Network (or GDN) is our website that helps software developers and teams get the most out of Genability’s products with technical documentation, examples, reference guides and How-To’s. Over the […]

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France Tariff Triomphe

We’re pleased to announce that Genability has added French residential utility rates to our database! Our list of covered countries now includes the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, South Korea, UK and France.  We plan to add coverage for Germany and Netherlands later this summer. France Electricity Market Primer Government-owned, Electricité de France (EDF) is the […]

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The Latest Additions to the Genability Developer Network and our APIs

Over the last 6 months or so we have put quite a bit of work into improving the documentation on our Genability Developer Network (GDN) site. This reflects some of the improvements and additions to our suite of APIs, including better ways to calculate actual solar savings and to use our latest calculation endpoints. It […]

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A Record-Breaking Summer in ERCOT

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which manages 90% of the electricity market in Texas, recently wrapped up its summer season. Reminiscent of record grid loads in August 2015, the ISO saw some dramatic moments this June through September: First, four new peak load records were set starting August 8th, when ERCOT experienced demands […]

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Signal: Why It’s the Best Rate Engine

Many companies, including some utilities, have attempted to build utility rate engines. While most have ultimately failed or abandoned development due to the complex challenges involved, others cut scope and developed solutions for narrow use-cases. Signal is the first and only rate engine that provides revenue grade accuracy, comes out of the box with full […]

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Why Rate Design Matters More Than Ever

We here at Genability think a lot about electricity tariffs, their design and their impact. It’s why we built our latest product Signal, and our company for that matter. We fundamentally believe that the power of price will help us solve our energy problems. Two recent reports shed some light on the power of price […]

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Announcing Signal, the world’s best utility rate engine

Genability is pleased to announce our latest product, Signal. Signal is our first product purely for Utilities and Retail Electric Providers (REPs). Signal empowers these providers with the ability to better understand and present electricity costs and savings wherever they engage, service and communicate with customers.     Signal answers a growing need for utilities […]

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