Want to help your customers get the most out of their solar system? Use WattzOn’s Distance Score to quickly identify how your customers can take action to increase solar cash flows. The Distance Score shows exactly how much kWh usage should change, allowing solar companies to provide...
California’s largest utilities are soon shifting all residential customers to time-of-use (TOU) rates, with full implementation by December 2018. This change promises to be horribly confusing for most residential customers.
PG&E's current weekday and weekend time-of-use rates1
It’s easy for the smart home to go overboard with devices. There seems to be no cap on the number, with one smart hub vendor announcing their product can handle up to 1,000 devices! But adding more devices does not meet the key consumer challenge: Liquid Expectations.
The questions of whether or not smart meter data is really needed, and if the benefits are worth the extra cost come up frequently at WattzOn so we wrote a white paper about five smart meter data myths. Here, we discuss Myth #2: Smart meter data is available from every smart meter.
More than 2 million homeowners want the answer to this question.
Surveys consistently show that “Save Money” is the primary buying reason for rooftop and community solar. Yet, after the sale, most customers don’t know how to validate savings. Solar customers need help.
And solar companies...
WattzOn announces a software platform upgrade rich with machine learning
One of the most frequent requests we get at WattzOn goes something like this: "My company is starting to X. We need smart meter data everywhere." Whatever X is - engage the customer, sell solar, sell thermostats - our customer is sure that smart meter data is needed.
In January of this year, WattzOn released Snapshot, a new product that allows homeowners to provide their utility data with a simple photo of the bill. Here’s a roundup of what we have learned since then.
Last Thursday Saul Griffith, CEO of OtherLab gave a wonderful talk on his project that is creating a national data map of energy sources, use and waste. (Fair warning: Saul is a co-founder of WattzOn and until recently WattzOn had offices at OtherLab.) As Saul says, how can we make national...
Used by more than 30 communities from Alaska to Florida, EnergyCenter allows cities and non-profits to scale energy efficiency programs using technology and without adding staff. The platform imports utility data and reports results, saving you time and headaches. Plus, EnergyCenter is...
The EIA reports that homeowners spend over $200B on their electric and gas utility bills each year. Do you know any other large industry that does not provide basic consumer information in a clear, crisp manner, ready to help the customer buy more stuff?