Solar 101

If you are interested in going solar, the following resources will help educate you on the basics of solar energy, solar as an energy source, solar equipment, and key solar terminology.

 

How Solar Energy Works      

How Solar Energy Works

These resources serve as an introduction to how solar energy works.

 

Solar as an Energy Source

       

Solar as an Energy Source

These resources focus on solar as an energy source, specifically its potential in Texas, common barriers to solar PV systems, corporate solar initiatives, and major solar projects across the nation.

 

Solar Equipment       

Solar Equipment

This section covers the basics of PV arrays, types of solar PV systems, types of PV panels, and additional information on solar equipment.

 

Solar Glossary       

Key Terminology

Review some key terminology that will be helpful in understanding solar energy systems.