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Solar Power to the People

The sun gives us the power to generate electricity, keep your shower hot, and heat, cool and light your home in a way that is clean, safe, and sustainable. Solar energy – radiant energy from the sun – is one of the cornerstones of the City’s plan to achieve a 100% renewable electricity supply, and reduce our reliance on fossil fuels for heating.

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Thanks to a new program called “virtual net metering,” multiple tenants at a property can share the...
This paper discusses public policies that address the risk of solar system shading from development...
Community shared solar is a new and growing model for broadening local solar markets and extending...
This paper describes the opportunities and challenges to establishing solar photovoltaic (PV) and...

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Thanks to a new program called “virtual net metering,” multiple tenants at a property can share the...
This paper discusses public policies that address the risk of solar system shading from development...
Community shared solar is a new and growing model for broadening local solar markets and extending...
This paper describes the opportunities and challenges to establishing solar photovoltaic (PV) and...
Solar group purchasing can greatly reduce the costs of installing solar by leveraging the...
San Francisco’s solar permitting process—which allows permits for systems 4 kW and under to be...
If you looked only at national news coverage, you could get the wrong idea about solar energy. With...
Since its founding in 1981, the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC), a community...
This guide outlines how consumers can save money and the environment by going solar. It walks...
This sheet describes how multi-tenant building owners can potentially reduce operating costs by...
This sheet gives a step-by-step outline of San Francisco's streamlined solar PV permitting...
Today's solar heating systems can heat much of your home's water and interior space.

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