PowerGuide Monitoring Service

SolarCity's innovative PowerGuide™ technology constantly measures your facility's electricity consumption. With a clear picture of your usage patterns and recommendations from SolarCity, you can better manage your energy consumption, select the optimal utility rate plan and reduce your operating expenses.

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PowerGuide displays a clear picture of your business' energy consumption and solar production when used in conjunction with SolarGuard® monitoring service.

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Tracks solar production and energy consumption daily, weekly, monthly and annually

Green bars indicate your solar energy production

Red area indicates your business' energy consumption

Environmental and financial benefits from your system

Knowledge is Power

Studies show that you can save on energy costs when you have immediate feedback on your energy consumption. You can identify spikes in your electricity usage that trigger costly peak-demand charges from the utility company and adjust your operations to lower your costs. With a SolarPPA, maintenance and repairs are included as part of our service to you so we can ensure you are maximizing your solar savings.

Monitor System Performance at a Glance

SolarCity's innovative PowerGuide monitoring service continuously tracks your system's key performance metrics and displays how much your system is producing via your online account. You can showcase your solar system on your website or in a lobby kiosk to engage customers and employees in your sustainability efforts.

PowerGuide also measures your facility's electricity consumption. The combination of your energy consumption overlaid on your solar production provides a complete picture of your energy patterns and can help you save money by informing smarter energy practices.

Rapid Response to System Issues

The SolarCity in-house service team keeps an eye on your system output to ensure that it is performing as it should. In the unlikely event that your system underperforms, SolarCity will notify local service teams and remedy issues quickly. With a SolarPPA, maintenance and repairs are included as part of our service to you so we can ensure you are maximizing your solar savings.

 

 


How PowerGuide Works

  • PowerGuide constantly monitors both your solar production and your facility's electricity consumption and displays it on your online account.

  • SolarCity service team monitors your system performance. If your solar system underperforms, SolarCity will remedy the issue.

  • You can save money when you make smarter energy choices based on real-time feedback. For instance, shifting energy intensive activities to off-peak hours can help you avoid costly peak-demand utility charges.