Category Archives: Switch

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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The Methodology Behind our Monthly Residential Rates Newsletter

Every month Genability updates thousands of Tariffs. These changes can be as small as a simple rate increase or as large as a whole new rate structure. So for just over a year now, around the 10th of each month, we have sent out a summary of those changes in our Monthly Residential Rate newsletter […]

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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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NEM Rules Change Across the U.S., Genability Has it Covered

Over the past few months, the reform of Net Metering rules has impacted several utilities that are in active solar markets.  Genability has been tracking these changes closely and has modeled the new NEM rules for your use with the Switch API. Arizona Public Service – New Rates Effective 8/19/2017 As of Saturday August 19, […]

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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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Switch, Solar and New Energy Round Up for 2017

It’s been awhile since we last blogged a roundup of what’s going on with Switch (April 2016 to be precise). A lot has happened with Switch and the solar and new energy market more generally since then. So let’s get right to it. Solar Proposals are Growing Last year, Genability calculated a whopping 3 million […]

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Florida We’ve Got You Covered

Amendment 1, a proposed Florida State constitutional amendment, was widely publicized as a pro-solar referendum. It was found though, to be legislation that would have made residential roof top solar unviable in Florida. Utilities and others spent $29 million to promote the amendment which would have paved the way to remove net metering and added differential […]

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