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Solar Power Evaluator

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Solar Power Evaluator (SPE) is an easy to use application that quickly generates a full residential solar power proposal.

Only three pieces of information are required to generate a system, but there are infinite options and variables to customize the solution to meet your needs or compare prices to a current proposal.

Required information:
• Location (current or enter by zip code)
• Utility electricity usage and price
• PV System Size

The application generates:
• System
- Gross System Cost
- Net System Cost
- Detailed System Cost by component (PV Panels, Inverter, Rack System, Installation & Miscellaneous)
- System Power (DC & AC)
- Annual solar power production

• Electricity
- Grid vs. Solar Comparison
- Utility rate increases
- PV system degradation

• System Production
- Annual solar power production
- Insolation based on location and climate
- Annual Solar Savings

• Financing
- Solar System Financing
- Financing vs. Solar Savings Comparison
- Annual Savings of Financed System
- Cash Flow
- Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
- Payback

• Solar Power vs. Grid Power by Year
• Solar Power Savings by Year
• Seasonal Insolation
• Financial Cumulative Cash Flow

System Report
• Email a full, detailed system report including graphs to an email address

• Option to request a full proposal from a local solar system provider
• Option to request solar system financing
• Many, many variables can be customized: Location, system size, usage, utility rates and future increases, PV system degradation, component costs, local rebates and Federal Tax Credit, financing amount, rate and term.