Explorer Blog


To ensure you receive timely notification of issues, outages and status of the Genability API and web applications, we are instituting a new support notification process. We promise you the following: 1. Outage Notifications We have internal and external monitoring services which automatically notify our engineering team of issues. If the API or app servers […]

Genability has expanded its tariff coverage to our neighbors up north! We now have Canadian residential and commercial utilities, tariffs, riders and territories available in our Switch and Conduct products. Our Canadian coverage includes 90% of the Canadian market including 10 provinces, 115 utility providers and over 700 tariffs. As we’ve gathered data over the […]

Genability is excited to announce that we have become an approved SunPower vendor. SunPower dealers & installers can now use their SunPower Dealer Funds for a subscription to Genability Solar Savings.  Not only can SunPower dealers deliver precise, timely proposals that save their customers money, but they can also save themselves some money! Genability Solar Savings gives […]

When we first started collecting electricity rates we went after the utilities and states with the most customers (California, New York, Florida, etc.).  To date, Genability has collected electricity rates that represent 88% of Residential customers and 86% of Commercial customers in the U.S.    Chances are if you’re looking for a utility rate for […]

We are nine months into our SunShot Project and have some exciting customer driven enhancements to share.  We recently rolled out several new features that make evaluating solar deals even easier.  We’ve made it simple to get high quality PVSyst solar production data into Explorer accounts and added new account attributes that help you find […]

Genability’s added a slew of new features to Genability Explorer based on your feedback. Nearly every screen has been upgraded to make finding data easier and our accounts better.   Here are some of the highlights: One Step Account Set Up You can now enter your customer’s address and customer class (Residential/General) when creating your […]

Do your customers know what electricity rate plan they are on (most utilities have more than one)?  Most homes and businesses don’t.  If they don’t know, you aren’t going to know either.  Their actual rate plan is one of the key factors in their unique energy cost (along with how much they use and sometimes when […]

We recently launched Genability Tasks, an easy way to get help with energy costs and usage for prospecting, sales and marketing, customer service and support and more.  We do quite a bit of work in the solar space, so a month or so into Genability Tasks being publicly available, we wanted to highlight a few solar examples. […]

System sizing is one of the many skills that comprise the “Art of Solar”. Experienced solar developers have a feel for what is the best system size for a customer and are able to find a configuration that works for the customers specific economics. That’s a requirement when it’s hard to run avoided cost calculations […]

Our Explorer web site and Tariff Cloud APIs enable you to perform self service research, calculations and analysis of energy cost related data. Today we are pleased formalize an additional way to help you with your energy cost related tasks. It’s called Genability Tasks and is part of our Managed Service offerings. Examples of Tasks Here […]