NorCal Solar Holds Monthly 

networking events ♦ talks and lectures ♦ and solar/green building tours

We maintain a calendar of events, solar news, and resources for job seekers and information seekers.

We provide a resource for what's happening. Send us a message at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be included in our e-news list!

Publish the Solar Energy Resource Guide: presenting basics on technology, solar design, financing, permitting, resources, and much more. We are currently working on the 9th edition, to be released in July - find out more!

Engage and Inform the Public: hold workshops and seminars.

Connect People: link solar professionals with newcomers and solar job seekers.

Partner with Other Organizations: partner with progressive organizations promoting sustainability. Current partners include the Bay Area Climate CollaborativeSolar Sonoma County and Sustainable Communities.

Help Us Make a Difference!

Join as a member and supporter: Your financial support enables us to stay involved in our many activities. Your help will enable us to strengthen solar awareness toward an environmentally sustainable society. Join as an individual or a business.

Volunteer Your Time and Expertise:  We have many programs in progress, all of which need support.  Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Share Resources: Donating funds beyond membership dues enables us to undertake more outreach activities. Tell your employers, friends, and colleagues about us. NorCal Solar is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and gifts are tax-deductible.

Since 1975, NorCal Solar has advocated for the passive, building integrated, active PV and solar thermal industry inspiring tens of thousands of people to support and adopt solar energy technology.  Throughout its history, NorCal Solar has maintained its role as an information portal on all-things-solar for industry professionals, policymakers, advocacy gorups, the media, and the general public by serving as  a leading unbiased information clearinghouse.

NorCal Solar is the Northern California chapter of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES), a national organization dedicated to advancing the user of solar and other renewable energy sources for the benefit of U.S. citizens and the global environment.

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NorCal Solar Support

We couldn't do it without you!

NorCal Solar consumer education efforts are made possible through contributions from our entire community -- our individual, organizational, and business members, our staff, our talented volunteers, and a number of solar professionals across northern California. Please consider supporting NorCal Solar's efforts. We gratefully accept financial donations from individuals and businesses, and we offer numerous opportunities for sponsorships and sponsor recognition. Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Thank You to Our Sponsors

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