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 SizeThe 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) - PaybackGraphs Solar Power vs. Grid Power by Year Solar Power Savings by Year Seasonal Insolation Financial Cumulative Cash FlowSystem Report Email a full, detailed system report including graphs to an email addressOptions 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.
What's new in version 3.0
Updated pricing tables.
ReleaseOctober 18, 2014
Date AddedOctober 18, 2014
Additional RequirementsCompatible with iPod Touch (3rd generation or later, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPad. iTunes account required.