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ModSolar, Building the Operating System for the Solar Industry, Is Expanding to Take on the Global Solar Market This Summer

Ardmore, Pennsylvania – July 29, 2014 – ModSolar, which is changing the solar industry by creating the software and processes that make the industry more effective and efficient, announced today that it will be expanding Internationally, making their software available in Germany, Australia and the United Kingdom this summer.

The company that started with a total cash investment of $3,500 in 2011 has become an industry leader with no outside funding just three years later, after finding an unfulfilled need in a growing industry and taking the plunge.  ModSolar is based in the Philadelphia suburbs but has rapidly grown a national reputation as the innovative leaders in software and technology solutions for solar providers. 

“We are pleased to announce that our software will now be available in Germany, Australia and the United Kingdom beginning later this summer,” said Mike Dershowitz, president and co-founder of ModSolar.  “These are the first International solar markets we are ready to serve, but they will not be the last, as we continue to refine and enhance the ModSolar platform with new features and additional options that will now not only impact the solar industry in the United States, but around the world.”

ModSolar’s software enables solar providers to produce solar proposals and contracts in less than five minutes, including the (patent-pending) placement of panels on an image of the prospect’s roof, as well as the calculation of the return on the solar investment. ModSolar develops software that dramatically reduces the “soft costs” involved in solar sales, solar system design, production of high-quality solar proposals, and all the paperwork surrounding solar installations.  Currently, more than $25 million per day in solar proposals are being generated through ModSolar’s software platform, representing an estimated five percent of the solar market in the United States. Hundreds of ModSolar users produce over 1,500 solar proposals each week. 

“Because solar is such a complex sale in many countries, we continue to refine and update the ModSolar software platform to be even more relevant globally,” Dershowitz said.  “The complexity of expanding internationally requires us to consider the varied systems that operate in these countries, by updating our financing option database, just as we have with different states in the United States.”

ModSolar will now offer its software in multiple languages, with options for different currencies, address formats, metric and imperial measurements, and much more.

“Both Germany and the United Kingdom currently operate under a Feed-In-Tariff system, and are committed to the advancement of renewables, so it will be fantastic to work within nations that share our goals,”  noted Dershowitz.  “In Australia, we hope to be able to make solar much more attractive for companies and individuals in a country that shares many of the complexities that we face in the US solar market.”

ModSolar plans to announce even further international expansion in the near future

About ModSolar:  

ModSolar’s software lets solar providers produce solar proposals and contracts in less than five minutes, including placement of panels on an image of the prospect’s roof, as well as calculation of the return on the solar investment.  ModSolar develops software that dramatically reduces the “soft costs” involved in solar sales, solar system design, production of high-quality solar proposals, and the related paperwork surrounding solar installations.  Hundreds of ModSolar users currently produce over 1,500 solar proposals each week.  Additional information is available at http://www.ModSolar.net.