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The Rooftop Solar App

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The Rooftop Solar App explains how sunlight is converted to electricity, and provides helpful tools and considerations for people who are considering a Solar Photovoltaic (PV) system for their property. The app explains the equipment required for operating a solar panel system, and helps property owners become more confident in taking the first steps toward planning, financing, installing and operating solar panels on their property.

The Rooftop Solar App connects consumers with solar service providers, providing the opportunity to interact with professionals who can assist with questions at any stage of a particular project. The app provides the information and tools necessary for property owners to understand and evaluate the operation of Rooftop Solar. Functions within the app provide:

-A reference overview of the solar energy conversion process
-A 10-Step Checklist of steps needed to install solar panels on any property
-The required documents for the local government and local utility serving your property
-Solar calculators and solar sizing tools provide approximate cost and payback estimates
-Financing options, including current incentives and lending institution favorable to Solar
-Connections to service providers by listing and mapping certified Solar professionals
-Mapped directions to Solar demonstration sites and organizations that offer tours or workshops
-A Frequently Asked Questions from consumers answered by local governments and utilities
-Interactive features that encourage dialogue with professionals serving the Solar industry – ask questions, voice concerns, raise issues, and interact with the Solar community.

Experts At Your Fingertips

The Solar Energy market is growing, with new technologies and best practices emerging on a consistent basis. Though this growth, the Solar community’s shared knowledge and observations can help reduce barriers and speed innovation in Solar Energy to help grow the market for Rooftop Solar. This app facilitates and encourages the discussion among the Solar community to encourage Solar adoption.

The Rooftop Solar App facilitates discussion through the integration of Facebook and Twitter. App users are invited to pose questions and comments and engage in discussion about any aspect of Solar installation and operations, to discuss what works and what improvements are needed to benefit the Solar economy. In addition, the app features periodically updated polls and surveys about Solar and renewable energy.

So no matter where you live, the Rooftop Solar App will provide valuable information as you make Solar Energy a larger part of your life.