This webinar is designed to share information about the SolSmart program, a free solar designation program for cities and counties that comes with no-cost solar technical assistance.
Below you will find recordings and presentation materials from various training sessions held by Go Solar Texas. Items are listed by date with the newest on top.
This webinar provides information to local governments, special districts, and businesses interested in going solar by siting PV arrays on brownfields, landfills, and other previously unusable lands.
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is a financing method available to businesses that allows them to finance 100% of a solar energy system.
This webinar provides information to electric utility cooperatives and municipal owned utilities who may be interested in exploring opportunities for community solar programs.
Local government officials will learn about the basics of solar energy, ways to ease the permitting process, and discover the economic benefits of solar energy.
Fire Inspectors will learn about applicable fire codes and methods for implementing code requirements in residential and commercial photovoltaic (PV) systems.
This class covers available rebates and tax credits for purchasing solar energy systems for commercial and multi-family property owners and lenders.
This class covers the fundamentals of solar energy equipment and how it operates from a non-technical perspective. Real estate agents and appraisers will learn how to value and sell a home with solar pv installed. Answers to common questions posed by potential home buyers are answered.
An overview of the different financing options available to residents and business owners for placing solar pv on their property. Presentations by SECO, USDA, Plano Solar Advocates, and Presidium.
An overview of the options available to Independent School Districts for going solar. Presentations from Irving ISD, Presidio ISD, the State Energy Conservation Office, and the Solar Foundation.
An overview of the efforts going on in North Central Texas to encourage solar adoption. Presentations by NCTCOG, Oncor, the City of Plano, and Solar Powering America.
Topics include Solar PV basics, Installation, Inspection, financial analysis, and a case study presentation on the DFW airport solar installation . The workshop was hosted at the North Central Texas Council of Governments on March 30th and 31st, 2015.