Product Offering Comparisons
ONtility Pro: The Most Features with Power & Ease » The Leading Software Solution
ONtility ProTM offers the best value in the industry. The most features, at an affordable price. We believe professional software tools should be within the financial means of individuals and small businesses - without sacrificing the power and feature set expected by even the most demanding organizations. Our company and our products are built around this philosophy.
There are several other software apps, tools and platforms to run financial analysis, estimate solar, wind and/or energy efficiency performance, and help prepare sales proposal materials and bids. Below is a comparison of some features.
|O V E R A L L||ONtility Pro||SolarNexus||ModSolar||CPF|
|Sales Proposal Formats||Web, PDF
|Web, PDF||Web, PDF||Web, PDF|
|Ease & Speed of Use||Very Good||OK||OK||OK, Slow|
|Training, Service & Support||Free||Limited||Limited||Limited: Must Resell CPF`s Finance|
|S A L E S F L O W||ONtility Pro||SolarNexus||ModSolar||CPF|
|Import Sales Leads||Yes (API)||Yes (API)||Yes (API)||Yes (API)|
|Sync to CRM/Ext. Software||Yes (API)||No||No||Yes (API)|
|Sales Lead Widget||Yes||No||$$ Extra Cost||No|
|Sales/Job Management||Yes||Yes||PV Only||PV Only|
|C A P A B I L I T I E S||ONtility Pro||SolarNexus||ModSolar||CPF|
|Financial Analysis||Yes||Yes||PV Only||PV Only|
|Energy Efficiency Modeling||Yes||Limited||No||No|
|PV Sizing & Modeling||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Storage Sizing & Modeling||Yes (coming in 2015)||No||No||No|
|Solar Thermal Sizing & Modeling||Yes||Limited||No||No|
|Wind Turbine Sizing & Modeling||Yes||No||No||No|
|Incentive Programs||All||Limited||PV Only||PV Only|
|Utility Rate Accommodations||All||Electric
|Geographic Areas Covered||USA
|P R I C I N G||ONtility Pro||SolarNexus||ModSolar||CPF|
|Set-up or Min. Fee||Free||Free||May Apply||Yes: Must Resell CPF`s Finance|
|Single-User Monthly Fee||$33 - $55||$89 - $139||$100 +||$100 - $140+|
|Multi-User Monthly Fee||$16 - $33
|$39 - $99
|$50 - $100
|$100 - $140+
|Credit Card required for Trial use and then auto-charged||No||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Login can be Shared *||Yes||No||No||No|
* - "Login can be Shared" means the account Login can be used/shared by different people, at one time. This is helpful for small organizations that may not have the budget nor need to pay for multiple Login accounts.
SOURCES OF COMPARISON INFORMATION: These comparisons come from published software specifications and feedback we receive from users of our software and that of other software and related services. Please feel free to contact us to share your own thoughts and experiences. Why did you choose a particular software? What features are most important to you? What are your experiences with a particular software, its support and staff, the pace of enhancements, the value received for money paid, etc.?
ONtility ProTM is a trademark of Energy Matters.
"SolarNexus" is a trademark of SolarNexus Inc.
"ModSolar" is a trademark of ModSolar LLC.
"CPF" refers to "Tools" software offered by Clean Power Finance, Inc.
Not shown, above, is "QuickQuotes" which was offered by Clean Power Research. QuickQuotes has been discontinued.
Not shown, above, is "OnGrid Solar" a "Solar Financial Analysis Tool" offered by Mr. Andy Black (sole proprietorship). This is an Excel spreadsheet that you pay to use.
Other options are summarized by NREL at Building Energy Software Tools Directory