If you are considering installing a solar installation or have questions about solar installations, please contact your local district office at one of the numbers below:
We've compiled a list of resources and information you may find helpful regarding solar energy.
Locating Qualified PV Contractors:
Use the following sources to verify solar PV contractors
• State Licensed Contractors: https://myfloridalicense.com/w111.asp?mode=0&SID
• NABCEP list of Certified Installation Professionals: http://www.nabcep.org/certified-installer-locator
PVWatts Calculator: Estimates the energy production and cost of energy of grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) energy systems
• NREL’s PVWatts Calculator: http://pvwatts.nrel.gov/
Panoramic Shade Analysis Method: Shading analysis is one of the most essential steps in phase of solar energy system design or analysis. In photovoltaics it is important to analyze shading caused by surrounding objects and/or vegetation. There are several Phone apps that measure shadow effects but they don’t calculate net sun-hours.
- Solmetric iPV
- Profactum EPisun Tools
- Sun Tracker for Windows phones
The assessment is in PDF format. If you do not have a PDF viewer installed on your computer, click the link below for a free download.