Michael Bishop - author of CutMyBill

Michael Bishop

Michael's core purpose is to improve the customer experience around going solar. He primarily pursues this by writing articles and software at CutMyBill.
Michael teaches solar financial modeling and presentation in various contexts. Most recently, he taught a workshop at NABCEP's 2018 conference (the premier conference for solar installation and sales professionals). He also serves on the California Solar and Storage Association's energy storage and smart grid committees.
Michael currently helps support the Energy Periscope solar financial modeling software. Before this, he led development of the OnGrid Tool solar financial modeling software from 2006 to 2017, and led the OnGrid company as CEO in 2016 and 2017. Energy Periscope and OnGrid are widely considered to be among the most rigorous options available.
Before switching to software development, Michael installed solar electric systems and solar hot water systems at a Santa Cruz, CA company. Michael double majored in Environmental Studies and Politics (with honors) at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Michael takes special interest in the U.S. transition to a smarter electric grid, and the electrification of homes and personal transportation.

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