Software for Solar Energy Investment Analysis

I often get asked about which software tools to use to determine the feasibility of a solar energy investment. Here are some of my favorite software tools (apart from our very own Discover and GO tools, of course!): RETScreen: This is a great software tool developed by Natural Resources Canada. It includes solar resource analysis as ...

Understanding the Basics of Solar Energy

sunmetrix solar energy basics

At first glance, solar energy may seem too complex. Many different technical terms, strange physical units and the intermittent nature of solar radiation may seem daunting. However, the basic principles of solar energy are relatively simple. Sunmetrix Discover is at your service to help you understand what solar energy can do for you. But before ...