Solar resources

Where to find vendors and more information
Joyanna Laughlin

Solar manufacturers

BP 301/698-4200

Evergreen Solar 508/357-2221

GE

Kyocera Solar

Mitsubishi Electric 714/220-2500

PowerFilm Solar

Sanyo

Schott 914/831-2200

Sharp Electronics Corp. 800/765-2706

Shell Solar 805/482-6800

SunPower 877/786-0123

Uni-Solar 800/843-3892

Information

DSIRE
The Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy.

FindSolar
Locate installers and other solar professionals in your area.

National Center for Photovoltaics

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Solar Living Institute
Promotes sustainable living through environmental education, including workshops on PV and other renewable forms of energy.

Solar Rating and Certification Corporation
Independent certification of solar water and swimming pool systems.

U.S. Department of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy