Downloads & Links

Useful Links

GENERAL

gosolarcalifornia.org - California solar programs, rebates, tax credits, and information on installing and interconnecting solar electric and solar thermal systems

http://www.dsireusa.org/ - Database of State Incentives and Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

http://www.californiadgstats.ca.gov/  - Official public reporting site of the California Solar Initiative (CSI)

CALCULATORS

http://pvwatts.nrel.gov/pvwatts.php - NRLE PV Watts Calculator

http://epbb.ladwp.com/ - LADWP Solar Incentive Program Calculator

http://andrewmarsh.com/apps/releases/sunpath3d.html - Relationship between geographic location and solar and shadow positions throughout the year

http://suncalc.net/ - Sun position, phases, sunrise, sunset

http://www.suncalc.org/ - Sun position, phases, sunrise, sunset, shadow length

https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/gmd/grad/solcalc/ - Sunrise, sunset, solar noon and solar position

FINANCING

http://pace.lacounty.gov/ - LA County PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) (Commercial and Residential)

https://sprucefinance.com/ - Financing for residential solar and energy efficiency improvements

https://joinmosaic.com/ - Financing for solar

PUBLICATIONS

http://solarprofessional.com/ - Technical trade publication covering best practices for utility, commercial, and residential system design and deployment

https://www.greentechmedia.com/ - Electric energy insight

TECHNOLOGY

http://www.pveducation.org/ - Resources for the photovoltaic educator

ORGANIZATIONS

http://www.sepapower.org/ - Smart Energy Power Alliance

http://www.seia.org/ - Solar Energy Industry Organization

PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS