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Posted Tuesday, September 12, 2017

SunSpec Alliance and XBRL US Announce Public Review of Orange Button Solar Data Standards

Investors, developers, software providers are encouraged to participate SunSpec Alliance and XBRL US announced today the launch of a 30-day public review period for the initial draft of Orange Button data standards for solar financing. The digital dictionary of terms, called a taxonomy, was developed as part of the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative’s […more]


XBRL Taxonomy

Posted Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Orange Button Taxonomy (Draft)

The initial 30-day public review for the draft Orange Button Taxonomy ended October 13, 2017. This taxonomy was developed as part of the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative’s Orange ButtonSM program, that aims to make it easier to aggregate and share solar data, facilitating more efficient and cost-effective financing of distributed energy projects. SunSpec […more]


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Posted Friday, September 8, 2017

Orange Button Public Review Terms & Conditions

In order to provide comments that will be considered by XBRL US as part of the Public Review process for the Solar Financing Taxonomy, you must agree to terms and conditions for public comment. By completing the form below with valid name and email information and clicking “I agree to the terms for public review […more]


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Posted Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Financial Data Standards Successful at Automating Data Collection in Surety Underwriting

Standards have been used to successfully automate the collection of data for surety underwriting which historically has been a highly manual process. XBRL was used to enable the consistent and accurate consumption of financial data from contractors into a surety’s financial database, helping to streamline contractor access to credit and increase underwriting efficiency.


Posted Wednesday, December 14, 2016

XBRL US & ConsenSys Form A Working Group To Develop Blockchain Tokenization Standards

XBRL US and ConsenSys, a blockchain technology company, announced the formation of a working group to develop standards for tokenization of assets on the blockchain. A token is a digital representation of an asset, e.g., debt, equity, cash or a physical asset (i.e. a vehicle or a piece of artwork).


Point of View

Posted Friday, December 2, 2016

Inline XBRL is not just for financial statements – make way for corporate actions.

Inline XBRL could just tip the scale towards the adoption of standards in corporate actions.


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Posted Wednesday, July 20, 2016

XBRL US Joins SunSpec Alliance to Develop Data Standards for Solar Industry

XBRL US joins a SunSpec Alliance project team establishing data standards as part of the Department of Energy’s Orange Button program to make it easier to aggregate and share solar data, facilitating more efficient and cost-effective financing of distributed energy projects.


Posted Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Solar

The U.S solar industry has grown by an average of 68% per year for the past decade (Source: SEIA). Rapid expansion in the solar energy industry highlights the need to streamline the collection, management and exchange of solar datasets to reduce market inefficiencies and lower costs for consumers. XBRL US Participants Taxonomy Review Software Sponsor […more]


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Posted Friday, May 13, 2016

SEC Publishes Crowdfunding Regulation

Under the Securities Act of 1933, the offer and sale of securities must be registered unless an exemption from registration is available.  Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012 added Securities Act Section 4(a)(6) that provides an exemption from registration for certain crowdfunding transactions. In 2015, the Commission adopted Regulation […more]


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Posted Thursday, May 12, 2016

Altova Introduces Work in Process (WIP) XBRL Add-In for Excel

The Altova Work in Process (WIP) XBRL add-in for Excel makes it easy for contractors to submit WIP reports to sureties in a valid XBRL format – simply by entering the information into a spreadsheet in Excel. Learn more.


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