September 27, 2017

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Solar Vendor Meeting Agenda

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Wednesday, September 27 2017
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Solar Vendor Meeting

👉 Click here: RSVP for appetizer and drink planning

The Solar Vendor Meeting is an invitation-only meeting of Qualified Solar Vendors and Business for Clean Energy Solar Members, and their guests. Guests are encouraged to attend two meetings, then consider membership to support our programs.

Solar Sonoma County,
a program of
Center for Climate Protection

831 Fourth Street

Santa Rosa, CA  

(After 5 pm, we can park some cars in the lot on the 5th Street side)

5:00 Mixing & Munching

[Drinks and Appetizers host needed. Please contact Geoffrey at]

5:10 Welcome & Quick Introductions - Jenise Granvold & Geoffrey Smith, Co-Chairs

5:15 Food Host Presentation

[presentation by drink and appetizer host - TBD, Please contact Geoffrey]

5:25 Standing Agency Reports (as available) - Geoffrey
  • Sonoma County Energy Independence Program/Energy and Sustainability Division (SCEIP/ESD) -- Dori Estrella
  • Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA) -- Dale Roberts
  • Sonoma Clean Power (SCP) -- Nelson Lomeli
5:40 Guest Presentation

UtilityAPI and Energy Tool Base will be joining us by live video remote from their offices in Southern California and Florida. Together, these SaaS tools allow solar vendors to accurately model and size solar PV and battery storage systems to provide the most efficient systems given the complexities of TOU rate structures. Our speakers will lead an interactive discussion.

Tim Swaney
Utiity API |
UtilityAPI's mission is to create a secure and standardized data infrastructure for the evolving energy economy. Our service is needed by any company that wants to access utility bill and usage history, whether for clean energy technology or for managing properties. Our customers are top solar and storage companies. With explicit authorization from homeowners and business owners, they use UtilityAPI's service to evaluate and validate energy usage/savings for homes and businesses.

Adam Gerza
Energy Toolbase |
Energy Toolbase is an industry leading software platform for modeling and proposing the economics of solar PV and energy storage projects. Our SaaS product is trusted by hundreds of leading distributed energy organizations nationwide to accurately, objectively and transparently analyze their projects. Energy Toolbase was built BY renewable energy developers FOR renewable energy developers. We have deep collective backgrounds in solar project development, finance, policy and utility rate analysis.

6:20 Solar Sonoma County Staff Update - Geoffrey
  • Report from the Field topics
  • Call center metrics
  • Lead processing
6:30 Round Robin Vendor Discussions - Jenise

(members speak on topics of interest)

6:55 Set next meeting date - Geoffrey

7:00 Adjourn


Jenise M. GranvoldBusiness Development & Policy Manager | Solarcraft Services, Inc. |
Geoffrey D. Smith, Program Coordinator | Solar Sonoma County, a program of the Center for Climate Protection | (meeting facilitator)