San Francisco, Calif.—July 24, 2012—Clean Power Finance, the online marketplace for residential solar financing and leading provider of solar sales software, is proud to announce new proof points demonstrating its commitment to and high-level of service for its solar professional partners, including consistent site uptime, integrated support resources and the recently debuted CPF Resource Center.
Clean Power Finance brings true enterprise-class software to the solar industry. With more than 40 percent of U.S. residential solar systems quoted through CPF Tools, we recognize that our site is critical for companies selling, installing and financing solar systems around the U.S., and we make it a significant priority to providing premium software reliability and functionality. According to independent analysis by a third party that measures the availability of the CPF Tools website every two minutes, CPF Tools experienced 99.983 percent uptime in 2011 and 99.986 percent to date in 2012. CPF Tools is available to its customers 8,759 out of 8,760 hours per year. We strive to ensure our partners can always access the tools they need to sell more solar, profitably.
Clean Power Finance offers world-class customer service through an integrated support organization staffed by U.S.-based solar professionals who have walked in our partners’ shoes. Our support staff has experience selling and installing solar, working with solar software, or processing solar financing and rebates, and all staff members go through a rigorous Solar Living Institute training course for professional solar installers. The CPF Sales Help team covers U.S. market hours from coast to coast so our partners have ample time to call and connect with our subject matter experts who can quickly answer questions about selling, installing or financing residential solar during any stage of the process.
Clean Power Finance is also committed to helping our partners excel in their fields through better education, training and sales and marketing materials. We are very excited about our new CPF Resource Center, a source for information and education for our finance-approved partners. The CPF Resource Center is a competitive and strategic asset for our partners; it accelerates the learning curve for doing business and provides partners with a rich user experience. The Resource Center offers partners: access to a growing library of ‘self-service’ answers to common questions; articles catalogued and searchable across topics relevant to the CPF Marketplace and the residential solar value chain; Clean Power Finance product guides; marketing assets; and an integrated and scalable learning management system with comprehensive video and written training materials that can help partners onboard new sales reps quickly to start selling deals. The CPF Resource Center represents a blend of best practice technology, system integration, business process and overall education.
“We focus on exceptional customer service and helping our partners succeed in a competitive market,” said Nat Kreamer, CEO of Clean Power Finance. “By delivering an enterprise-class software tool that functions when partners need it the most, expert sales help desk coverage by employees who understand our partners’ businesses and an online Resource Center with comprehensive educational, help and reference tools, Clean Power Finance supports our partners’ growing business needs and brands.”
For more information on how to partner with Clean Power Finance, please contact us at 866-525-2123.
About Clean Power Finance
Clean Power Finance is driving the mass-market adoption of residential solar by building an online business-to-business marketplace to connect the solar industry and the capital markets. Clean Power Finance provides solar professionals, including marketers, installers, manufacturers and distributors, with access to a variety of non-exclusive, white-label residential finance products and an easy-to-use solar sales quoting and design tool. The company’s transparent pricing makes it easy for financial firms and lenders to invest in residential solar projects that provide reliable rates of return. Founded in 2007, Clean Power Finance is venture backed by Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers (KPCB), Google Ventures, Claremont Creek Ventures, Clean Pacific Ventures and Sand Hill Angels. To learn more about how Clean Power Finance can accelerate the growth of solar businesses, please visit www.cleanpowerfinance.com.