Solar Resources

The following are resources for individuals considering solar:

Installing Solar PV in South St. paul

South St. Paul Rooftop Solar PV Permit Checklist

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Database of State, County, and Local Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency

• Community Energy Resource Teams: Community Solar Garden Resources

• Center for Energy and Environment: Solar Financing

• MN Commercial Property-Assessed Clean Energy: PACE Program

• MN Department of Commerce: Solar Industry

Solar Mapping and Production Value Projections

 MN Solar Suitability: Ground and Roof Analysis App

Google Project Sunroof: Rooftop Solar Suitability App for individual buildings, cities, and counties

• National Renewable Energy Lab’s PV Watts Calculator: Ground and Roof Analysis App

• Midwest Renewable Energy Association’s Solar Project Builder: Analyze potential benefits of finance options

Find an Installer & Consumer Rights

Clean Energy Project Builder: Find Companies, Explore Installations, See Solar Gardens, Get Resources.

• MN Department of Commerce: Solar Industry Resources

• Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) Consumer Protection 

• Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC): Consumer Solar Checklist

• MnSEIA (MN Solar Energy Industries Association): Find a Local Installer

• Consumer Reports, How to Install a Solar System and Not Get Burned

Solar United Neighbors - Minnesota: Consumer Education and Group Purchase Assistance

Education, Utilities, and Additional Resources

• SunShot Spotlight: Solar and Real Estate

• Xcel Energy: Residential Programs & Rebates; Business Programs & Rebatesim-141371 Opens in new window