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SunClerk - Rent the Sun

SunClerk is a solar billing service that allows landlords to increase property revenue by selling solar energy to their tenants. Flexible around multiple financing options, SunClerk increases landlord revenue by redirecting the tenant utility bill in a peer-to-peer PPA. As with traditional PPAs, the tenants are also provided with 10% savings on energy consumed from the solar panels

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Peer to Peer PPA

Most major solar providers' websites contain eligibility checks regarding home ownership to determine customer potential. This restricts a large portion of the population (41% in sun-rich California) from directly accessible the benefits of solar. As a result, huge utility infrastructure cost shifts are occurring from solar homes toward non-solar homes. A solar solution is required for the rental market before the industry ...more »

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Enabling a solar solution for rental homes and businesses

Nearly all solar providers list home ownership and occupancy as an eligibility criteria to become a customer. This criteria eliminates the ability for a a significant portion of the population to access the benefits of solar. This leads to a significant cost shift as solar home and businesses, which are owned by their occupants, have access to savings that renters are not eligible for. The industry needs a solution to ...more »

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Community Solar Marketplace Platform

Community solar (also known as shared solar) is the largest renewable energy growth market in the United States. Community solar models provide energy credits for multiple off-takers instead of the traditional singular energy user. Over 75% of solar energy consumers are unable to participate in the usage of rooftop solar energy because they are renters and do not own their roofs, because their property is unsuitable ...more »

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A Participatory Energy Management in Small Scale Community Microgrids

As an effort to energy management, a growing trend has formed toward establishing localized and shared energy infrastructures concentrating on the user’s end of energy consumption. Microgrids – as localized energy infrastructures - tend to empower users to interact with the energy management system to control their energy use and reduce energy costs via energy metering systems and feedback technologies. By displaying ...more »

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Cloud-based life cycle energy use software platform for architects

The architecture industry spends significant amounts of time and money each year performing energy simulations. While intended to help create energy efficient buildings, the process is cumbersome and requires architects to manually iterate through design parameters - often leaving them to discover their design is energy inefficient. An intelligent energy simulation software platform is proposed that can reduce design ...more »

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Focus on the residential homeowner’s energy problem! (and you’re likely to sell solar)

Problem statement: Average homeowners are eager to save money on energy bills, but confused about the options of solar installation, efficiency upgrades, and utility plans. Customers are concerned about the conflict of interest when the analysis is presented by a company who gains from the sale. “Why should I believe a solar company- don’t they want to sell me solar?” Homeowners will benefit from an easy to use web-based ...more »

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SOLUXIFY

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GyroVerter stabilizes Micro grids, saves lives after disasters strike

GyroVerter is a tiny power converter that stores energy without batteries. At 1/10th the size of comparable solar inverters, it can be deployed fast into disaster areas, assisting disaster relief teams building small, resilient power islands. According to Bill Young, a retired disaster relief expert from the Univ of Florida, serving emergency responders since 1979, local solar resources are the primary source of power ...more »

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Solar Power Report - The Independent Guide to Solar

The solar shopping experience is broken. If consumers research solar power online, they either end up at a company website or at a lead generation service. That might look like an information overload, but in truth there is a lack of reliable and transparent information that consumers can trust in order to make a big investment. Solar Power Report will solve this problem by acting as Consumer Reports for solar -- the ...more »

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PVimpact - Changing the way homeowners interact with their solar system

The growth of residential solar is an encouraging trend in the energy sector. However, data shows that solar homeowners tend to be lulled by lower electric bills and increase energy consumption, with bills often bouncing back to pre-solar levels. Current monitoring systems fail to engage homeowners by providing data in formats which are not meaningful. PVimpact is an app which will revolutionize the way homeowners interact ...more »

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Enhance Energy Access with Smart Mini Grids

In every corner of the world you'll find solar systems with capacities ranging from 20 Watt-peak to several kW. The smaller systems are usually capable of running small DC-loads like LED lamps, fans, or perhaps even TV sets or irrigation pumps. These systems however, in general, face the problem of under-utilized solar electricity capture, due to the time-varying consumption requirements and battery capacity limits. During ...more »

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