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Southern California Rooftop Solar Challenge Guides

Guides for solar in Southern California cities and counties: Anaheim, Chula Vista, City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles, Long Beach, Palm Desert, Palmdale, Pasadena, San Diego, Santa Ana, Santa Monica

  February 2016
 

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation Guidelines: Residential and Commercial Locations

Jurisdictions can use this guide as a template to provide straightforward information to homeowners and electrical contractors about residential and commercial electric vehicle supply equipment permitting requirements.

  February 2016
 

California Solar Permitting Guidebook 2015

Guide to help improving permit review and approval for small solar systems.

  February 2016
 

2016 Self-Generation Incentive Program Handbook

Guide to SGIP program and financial incentives for installing clean, efficient, on-site distributed generation.

  February 2016
 

California Solar Initiative-Thermal Program Handbook

The CSI-Thermal Program is designed to significantly increase the adoption rate of solar thermal technologies into the California marketplace.

  November 2015
 

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Permitting and Inspection Best Practices - DRAFT

Background on Electric Vehicle Charging Station (EVCS) technology, common EVCS installation barriers and an overview of the existing permit submittal processes as well as best practice recommendations.

  September 2015
 

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installation Best Practices

A guide for San Diego Region local governments and contractors on electric vehicle charging station installation and best practices.

  September 2015
 

AB 2188: Implementation of the Solar Rights Act at the Local Level Guidebook

Intended to provide guidance for implementing AB 2188 with the California Solar Permitting Guidebook. This document also includes a stand-alone model ordinance that complies with the requirements of the Solar Rights Act.

  July 2015
 

Expedited Solar PV Permitting Toolkit Documents

The Guidebook offers standardized documents that serve as templates for creating uniform and expedited permitting for small-scale solar PV.

  May 2015
 

Expedited Solar Thermal Permitting Toolkit Documents

The Guidebook offers standardized documents that serve as templates for creating uniform and expedited permitting for small-scale solar thermal.

  May 2015
 

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