Solarbuzz is an international solar energy research and consulting company. Their website serves as a solar energy portal, linking to companies and topics related to the solar industry. The Customer Tips section might answer some questions you will come across in the decision process.
Energywise PA, a Web site that has been developed by the Energy Coordinating Agency (ECA), has a lot of information on the resources you need to implement energy efficiency projects. Among the information is a solar fact sheet that helps explain some of your options.
The Solar Estimator will help you determine the costs involved with a solar energy system.
Before installing a solar system, make sure your home is as energy efficient as possible. Using basic, low-cost measures can reduce your energy bills by 10 to 50 percent. Energy efficiency also allows you to get the most out of a solar system.
Visit PA's Department of Environmental Protection for a list of home energy efficiency resources.
A two-day meeting is being held at the Capitol Building in the Mile High City â€“ Denver, Colorado â€“ on June 7th and 8th, 2010 to identify opportunities related to solar project implementation on historic buildings and in historic districts and to define the process used to address challenges and create successful projects. The Capitol building was chosen for its historic significance and to highlight the solar PV demonstration on the roof. The meeting will convene city planners, state and city energy office staff, state historic preservation officers, architects and representatives from the solar and building industries.