Rebates, Forms, and General Information
- Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency
- Go Solar California – California Solar Initiative
- Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DESIRE) – Comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.
- Solar Rating And Certification Corporation (SRCC) – Administers a certification, rating, and labeling program for solar collectors and a similar program for complete solar water heating systems.
- Savethewatts.com – Energy saving tips and programs.
Solar Product Manufacturers
- Sharp – With more solar energy product choices than ever, Sharp is poised to bring the promise of this amazing, money-saving,
- Solar World – One of the largest solar energy businesses in the world. SolarWorld’s family of companies are dedicated exclusively to the business of solar energy, combining all stages of the solar photovoltaic (PV) value chain.
- SunPower – Large manufacturer of solar panels.
- Go Solar California – Solar Information
- U.S. Department Of Energy
- Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
- Energy Star – A joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.
- California Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Non-Profit Solar Energy Associations
- California Solar Energy Industries Association (CalSEIA) – Nonprofit professional association of companies involved in the solar energy industry.
- California Energy Commission Renewable Energy Research
- US Green Buiding Council (USGBC) – Non-profit organization committed to expanding sustainable building practices.
Other Related Associations
- California Home Builders Association (CHBA)
- California Hotel & Lodging Association (CHLA)
- The Better Business Bureau of Northeast California (BBB)
Green & Enviromental Related Links
- National Geographic Society – The Green Guide
- Expertise.com – Home Solar Pros, Cons and Hidden Costs