3 crucial aspects of solar travel costs

As Solar Power International approached, travel was on my mind.  Setting up travel plans led me to thinking about the day-to-day accounting of travel for solar contractors.  Interestingly enough, travel has also come up with a majority of my Estimating as a Services...

Helping You Keep Up with Changing Times

Well, we’re a month into the new year! Here at PVBid, we’ve started the year off really well. Our Estimating Service has been a huge hit – we even have clients who are partnering with us as their only estimators. The software is developing in awesome ways and...
5 Ways to Handle the Rate Tariff

5 Ways to Handle the Rate Tariff

It seems like every few years there is some new module crisis on this ride we call the Solarcoaster (think the current Suniva case, or the anti-dumping case from 2014, or sillicon shortage of 2005 and many more). The biggest challenge is how to handle selling to the...
3 Ways to Apply Sales Tax on Solar Projects

3 Ways to Apply Sales Tax on Solar Projects

Solar installers and EPCs are construction contractors.  Yes, we have different specialties, but if you distill it down into existing categories, “construction contractors” generally fits the bill.  Did you know that each state handles sales tax for contractors...