As the cost of photovoltaic electric panels continues to decline, while subsidies remain in place, rooftop power generation is becoming an increasingly viable option. Here are a few great resources to guide you in evaluating solar electricity for your home.
Street Facing Solar Survey
The CAC is looking into zoning considerations for solar panels in Scarsdale. What do you think of installing solar panels on the street-facing roof of homes in Scarsdale? Have your voice by responding to this short and quick survey (just 4 questions!).
The CAC has compiled recommendations regarding Solar Policy & Permitting Guidance. To view the CAC's recommendations please click here.
New York Solar Map
An interactive map that can zoom in on any rooftop in the state - including yours! - to provide an in-depth analyst of solar generating potential, including net cash flow over time of a solar installation.
New York Attorney General - Tips and Considerations for Homeowners
This great pamphlet "provides information for New York homeowners on the different types of solar contracts available – such as solar purchases, solar leases, and power purchase agreements (PPA’s), and information for how to evaluate solar companies and their proposals. The tips also provide an overview of important parts of solar contracts and the steps required before solar can be installed on a home."