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Solargraf

Solar proposal design, financing, and permit management

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Solargraf Pricing, Features, Reviews and Alternatives

Solargraf product overview

Price starts from

$

159

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Per User

What is Solargraf?

Solargraf is a solar design platform for solar sales teams, installers, manufacturers, and lenders to scope, sell, and manage solar proposals from any device. Features include built-in access to permits, customer financing, e-signature, project workflows, shading analysis, proposal creation, and more.

Typical customers

Freelancers
Small businesses
Mid size businesses
Large enterprises

Platforms supported

Web
Android
iPhone/iPad

Support options

Email/Help Desk
Phone Support

Training options

Videos

Solargraf pricing information

Value for money

3.2

/5

6

Price starts from

$

159

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Per User

Pricing options

Free plan
Subscription
Free trial
Pricing range

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Solargraf features

Functionality

3.0

/5

6
Total Features11 1 categories

Most valued features by users

Task Management
Collaboration Tools
Projections
Project Management
Contact Management
Pipeline Management
Customizable Templates
Electronic Signature

Functionality contenders

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Functionality
#1
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Functionality
#2
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Functionality
#3
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#4

Solargraf users reviews

Overall rating

3.0

/5

6

Positive reviews

67%

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Rating breakdown
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend8.25/10
Rating distribution

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1

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2

Overall rating contenders

Trello
Overall rating
#1
Jira
Overall rating
#2
ClickUp
Overall rating
#3
Solargraf
Overall rating
#4
Overall Rating
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  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Powerful tool with some serious weaknesses

Reviewed 2 years ago

Solargraf is an invaluable tool to present the value of solar to our customers on a daily basis. It houses our install contract language in the terms & conditions (this feature too, could use strengthening) so we have them sign electronically and we're off to the races. I can recommend this tool wholeheartedly because of all the quality it does possess. However, we have started looking at alternatives because there are just too many issues with our contracting process for many lenders to overcome.

Pros

Easy to use design tool. Excellent sales proposal for presentation to customer. I like the electronic signature feature, the drop-down financing options, and the flow of information from loan options to project timeline. The expandable detail is great too. Customers feel like they can dive in but they have all the necessary information at their fingertips. Panel rotations, and other design updates over last 12 months are terrific.

Cons

Designers feel like hidden features, buried features, or design quirks are acceptable - rather than deliberate UI systems. Example, we work with 9 lenders. We've entered all those details into Solargraf for the entire sales team to work with but it creates 36 financing options for the customer to choose from - WAY TOO MANY! I asked for an easy way to switch those options on/off and was told that it...

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  • Features
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  • Likelihood to recommend6/10

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Has Potential But Don't Bother with Shading/Production Feature

Reviewed 4 months ago

I love Solargraf and using it, but they are failing me when it comes to calculating shade and production.

Pros

It is easy to make and send proposals to homeowners. The proposals look nice. I genuinely enjoy using Solargraf.

Cons

HOWEVER the shading software is absolute garbage. It is entirely inaccurate. Solargraf continually passes blame to PV Watts who they get outdated and inaccurate production values from. There is no feature to customize shading/production to each individual site. All you get is a stupid % field where you enter in the "shading percentage" whatever that is. It is subject to user error. "25% shading" can...

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DO NOT BUY

Reviewed a year ago

There are so many better products out there and especially when it comes to engineering. They cannot figure out how to design a Solar Ark hybrid inverter with battery back up. It should be simple but 4 revisions later they still have gotten it wrong. I cancelled my service today and am regretting not doing it 6 months ago. Do yourself and your company a favor and stay clear of this flawed and antiquated company.

Pros

Its easy to use and train you employees to use. Too bad the company is run horribly.

Cons

The calculations are way off. We use SunPower Eddie to compare and Solargraf was always 10%-20% off. The permit pack is ridiculous. Out of the 75-100 purchased more than half needed revisions. There is no way to contact the design team except through the app which takes days to get a reply.

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Great program, fast and easy for our sales reps

Reviewed 2 years ago

I have been a happy user, just need the duplicate bid feature to be built into the software.

Pros

The software is the easiest that our team has ever used. The design tool is very easy to use and has proven to be accurate from the air many times.

Cons

The payments sometimes don't line up exactly. The worst part is that you NEED TO BE ABLE TO CREATE MULTIPLE QUOTES FOR THE SAME CUSTOMER. THERE SHOULD BE A "DUPLICATE THE BID" FEATURE THAT ALLOWS YOU TO KEEP ALL THE BASIC INFO THE SAME, BUT JSUT CHANGE THE PANELS AND THE PRICING. THIS IS THE WORST PART OF THE PROGRAM BY FAR!

Overall Rating
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  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Great help

Reviewed 2 years ago
Pros

easy to use for sales team. made it so i do not have to design each and every system

Cons

to many small glitches. everytime there is a new update we have found many glitches

Solargraf FAQs and common questions

Solargraf has the following pricing plans:
Starting from: $159.00/month
Pricing model: Subscription


Solargraf has the following typical customers:
Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business


Solargraf supports the following languages:
English


No, Solargraf does not have an API available.


Solargraf offers the following support options:
Email/Help Desk, Phone Support

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