More Exelon utilities to integrate Palmetto’s solar calculator
Palmetto, a fast-growing platform technology company accelerating the national adoption of clean energy, announced that its Mapdwell division will expand its relationship with Exelon Utilities and continue to power Exelon’s customer-centric solar calculator, which helps customers make informed decisions about solar adoption. -energy.
By integrating Palmetto’s Mapdwell Solar API, Exelon will provide its 10 million utility customers — spanning Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Washington DC — online access to property-level photovoltaic potential data and analytics. By securely leveraging customers’ energy usage profiles to provide personalized recommendations and accelerate solar adoption, the Mapdwell-powered solar calculator enables Exelon customers to learn more about the feasibility and potential cost savings associated with continue to pursue solar energy at their address. The solar calculator provides personalized information for each of Exelon’s residential customers, estimating the number of solar panels required due to the unique characteristics of the customer’s property, estimated return on investment based on customer’s historical energy consumption, and potential greenhouse gas savings .
“Our partnership with Exelon is an example of Palmetto’s rapidly growing behind-the-meter (BTM) data intelligence and SaaS business opportunity,” said Chris Kemper, Palmetto’s chairman, founder and CEO. “Palmetto’s Mapdwell API could simplify the solar decision-making process for potentially any homeowner associated with a U.S. utility. This technology is fast, accurate and helps educate consumers about their clean technology options.”
Mapdwell’s technology provides an instant assessment of any building’s rooftop potential for solar energy production and storage. Within minutes, customers can see their estimated cost-benefit analysis to determine if installing solar panels is worth their investment. They can even estimate the number of years it will take to recoup the financial investment, as well as the amount of carbon to be offset by their system. This technology was incubated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and was administered by the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Mapdwell tool can map entire cities, counties and states. To date, it has mapped more than 80 million buildings and won the Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Award.
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