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Links of Interest

Department of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

Florida Building Code

Rooftop Solar Challenge

Solar Smart Checklist

Solar United Neighbors of Florida

Coalition for Solar Rights: Net Metering

Database of State Incentive for Renewables and Efficiency
DSIRE is the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States.


EnergySage offers a unique solar marketplace solution that allows you to learn about solar and to shop for a solar energy system with confidence and without having to share your contact information with installers!  EnergySage helps you get competitive online solar quotes from multiple pre-screened providers so that you can compare your options, apples-to-apples, and connect with a solar advisor by phone, email and chat to help you find the right solution for you. EnergySage is funded by the US Department of Energy and owned, in part, by the MA Clean Energy Center, so it is a service you can trust to help you go solar.


The Alliance for Solar Choice
The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) leads the rooftop solar advocacy across the country. Founded by the largest rooftop companies in the nation, TASC represents the vast majority of the market. Its members include: Demeter Power, SolarCity, Solar Universe, Sungevity, Sunrun, and Verengo.

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The Vote Solar Initiative
Vote Solar is a non-profit organization working to foster economic opportunity, promote energy security and fight climate change by making solar a mainstream energy resource.

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Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC)
FSEC's mission is to research and develop energy technologies that enhance Florida's and the nation's economy and environment and to educate the public, students and practitioners on the results of the research.

Florida Solar Energy Industries Association (FlaSEIA)
FlaSEIA's mission of the Association is to promote the common business interests of persons engaged in business in the solar energy industry, improving the business conditions of the solar energy industry and advocating on behalf of the solar energy industry in the state of Florida. The Association should cooperate with other like minded associations and organizations to the extent their interests are mutually aligned.

Florida Alliance for Renewable Energy (FARE)
FARE is dedicated to creating jobs and economic benefit to the citizens of Florida by the use of renewable energy through effective public policy.

Best Company Solar Page
Listing of the top solar companies in Florida including customer reviews.

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Solar Ready Florida
Solar Ready Florida is a collaborative effort to improve and expand the solar market in the Tampa Bay and Southwest Florida regions, including the Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Sarasota/Bradenton, and Ft. Myers/Naples metropolitan areas. Led by the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (TBRPC) and the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council (SWFRPC), Solar Ready Florida strives to implement solar best management practices, training materials and additional proven implementation strategies. Together, with support from our local governments, Solar Ready Florida will achieve more streamlined and standardized solar practices, resulting in measurable improvement in the area’s solar market conditions.

Utility Rate Database
It allows consumers to do an accurate cost-benefit analysis of the value of solar panel installations, using the retail cost of electricity

Consumer Affairs
Is a free online public guide about solar energy featuring hundreds of verified consumer reviews