Edgar Imaz, companion of SotySolar, exhibited in Cadena SER, with Angels Barceló and Rafa Bernardo, the differential values of our Firm that present power financial savings in houses and firms.
Angels Barceló: The difficulty now has to do with innovation and growth, particularly on the earth of power. Rafa Bernardo : Sure, as a result of we’re going to speak about photo voltaic power, electrical self-consumption, and a platform that guarantees to be the purpose of reference for all our doubts on this matter. From the way it works the difficulty of putting in panels for our home, to the financial savings that are generated.
Rafa Bernardo: What are you doing at SotySolar?
Edgar Imaz: To place it very merely, we’re a Reserving.com for photo voltaic power. By way of our platform, a shopper solves all of the doubts he has about photo voltaic power, receives a real-time profitability research, after which receives and compares the supply of a number of of our installers, who’re the most effective available in the market.
As well as, our clients have a easy and clear buying course of, get hold of substantial financial savings on the electrical energy invoice in a method that respects the surroundings and now have the very best high quality photovoltaic tools.
Lastly, we are saying that we provide totally different types of financing and we supply out all of the authorized procedures in addition to handle the subsidies.
Angels Barceló: Why is that this firm born? The place does this curiosity in photo voltaic power come from?
Edgar Imaz: The three promoters of this venture – Hipólito Álvarez, Daniel Fernández and I – have been collaborating on one other renewable power venture and, being concerned on this venture, we detected a necessity. Increasingly individuals have been fed up with how excessive the electrical energy invoice was.
As you’ll be able to see each month it retains growing, and they didn’t know what to do to cut back it. Then we, as we had that information, as a result of it was the best way we began SotySolar, to finish these issues. And focusing every thing on the photo voltaic self-consumption.
Angels Barceló: What sort of individuals are inquisitive about you, for the photo voltaic self-consumption?
Edgar Imaz: We cowl various kinds of purchasers, the proprietor of a single-family residence that desires to place some plates on its roof, neighborhood communities and SMEs. Whereas it’s true that the overwhelming majority of consumers we’re receiving are house owners of single-family houses.
Rafa Bernardo: As a assist or as a disincentive to the present regulation, the usage of photo voltaic power in its self-consumption mode?
Edgar Imaz: Okay (this one I do know) – This regulation about all he did was trigger unfounded worry within the inhabitants. Self-consumption, regardless of what individuals suppose, is authorized and worthwhile. And the well-known solar tax that everybody talks about doesn’t apply in 98% of circumstances. In that 2 that applies, even so, you retain incomes cash and being worthwhile.
Angels Barceló: Let’s go to a quantity about SotySolar, how lengthy have you ever been operating? In what geographical space do you arrive?
Edgar Imaz: We began with the corporate slightly over a 12 months in the past, with the primary research and validation of the market. From January 2017 we began with the developments of the platform, and we’re absolutely operational since Could of this 12 months.
We’re completely happy that despite the fact that all of the beginnings are very exhausting, we have already got a presence all through Spain. Now we have greater than 25 professionals on our platform and gross sales are rising week by week.
Rafa Bernardo: How far do you need to go? What’s your aspiration or your goal?
Edgar Imaz: If we discuss within the medium time period, in 2018 what we search is to consolidate ourselves within the nationwide market and increase internationally.
Our mission as an organization is to vary the power mannequin that at present exists, selling inexperienced power and self-consumption. That every particular person can handle and personal their very own power, democratizing it, and changing individuals into prosumers.
Rafa Bernardo: What are the primary doubts about photo voltaic power and its world with which you end up?
Edgar Imaz: The most important doubt is the solar tax – laughs – however then if we discover loads of doubts of any scope. Relying on whether or not your own home is appropriate, that’s, if in case you have good steerage and good situations to place plates. What’s the saving that they’ll have and the subsidies that apply or if they don’t receives a commission. They’re very diverse doubts. Every shopper on this case is a world.
Angels Barceló: Edgar Imaz, founding father of Sotysolar, thanks very a lot for being with us right this moment.