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Basics of a Solar Electric System: Better Buildings Series Solar Electric Fact Sheet

Description: Today's solar technologies are more efficient and versatile than ever before, adding to the appeal of an already desirable energy source. This fact sheet provides information on the basics of a solar electric system, including components of a system, how to choose solar modules, and how to choose a solar system.
Date: July 1, 2002
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Connecting Your Solar Electric System to the Utility Grid: Better Buildings Series Solar Electric Fact Sheet

Description: In recent years, the number of solar-powered homes connected to the local utility grid has increased dramatically. These''grid-connected'' buildings have solar electric panels or''modules'' that provide some or even most of their power, while still being connected to the local utility. This fact sheet provides information on connecting your solar electric system to the utility grid, including information on net metering.
Date: July 1, 2002
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Myths About Solar Electricity

Description: This Better Buildings Series consumer fact sheet addresses six myths about solar electricity.
Date: January 1, 2003
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