PA Sunshine Counts, Our Common Solar Wealth
An analysis of records obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for more than 7,000 solar electric systems receiving PA Sunshine Rebates, with findings related to cost trends, system size, installation locations, component manufacturers, and installers.
PV Watts Version 1
Easy-to-use tool for estimating electricity generation from a solar electric system
for details of “derating factor” used in PV Watts
Keeping the Lights on with Batteries and Solar Power
30-minute DVD produced by MAREA with funding from the Berks Community Foundation and
distributed by Bullfrog Films. Offers an interesting and easily understood explanation of the
electricity grid and distribution generation, especially the role of batteries with solar.
Database of all federal and state incentives for renewable energy and energy efficiency
Federal Renewable Energy Tax Credit
PA’s net metering rules
How to Find a Qualified Solar Installer
NABCEP uses training, tests and experience to certify qualified solar installers. You can find a
list of NABCEP-certified installers in your area, using the link below.
Resister System to Qualify for SRECs
How to sell SRECs
Easy on-line tool to help PA homeowners plan & budget for solar electric projects
EPA Power Profiler
Gives fuel mix and air emissions rates of grid electricity generation by zip code