Resources

Plug into the Sun Basics

Learn the basics of plug-in electric vehicles and how they pair with solar power.

  March 2014
 

What is Solar Electricity?

Learn the basics of solar electricity including how PV works and what size system you should install.

  March 2014
 

What is Solar Hot Water Heating?

Learn the basics about what solar hot water heating is and how it works.

  March 2014
 

Yolo County Solar Case Study

Yolo County developed a cost-effective solution to eliminate its energy bills, generate money for its general fund and reduce the need for budget cuts by installing solar PV systems on municipal buildings and properties.

  March 2014
 

Guide to Going Solar

Everything you need to know about how solar works, what steps to take to purchase or lease rooftop solar and what incentives are available. Guidebook created by the California Solar Initiative.

  February 2014
 

2013 CSE Impact Statement

This past year was one of tremendous demand for our services and expertise across California and beyond. We continue to administer elements of the state’s major solar, energy efficiency and clean transportation programs...

  December 2013
 

Olivenhain Self Generation Case Study

The OMWD found a cost-effective solution to reduce energy costs while furthering its commitment to reducing its environmental impact.

  November 2013
 

Distributed Generation Solar in California Report

Framework for policy and regulatory oversight in the post-California Solar Initiative era.

  July 2013
 

SEEDS Residential PV Market Characterization Presentation

Solar Energy Evolution and Diffusion Studies (SEEDS) presentation on solar PV market growth, characteristics and motivations.

  June 2013
 

Response Addressing the California Solar Initiative Program Sunset

CSE's Response to Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Petition to Modify Decisions 10‐09‐046, 07‐11‐045 and 08‐10‐036 to address the California Solar Initiative Program Sunset.

  May 2013
 

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