North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP)

How to Use the Solar Pathfinder Tool
An ingenius, relatively low tech way to determine shading at a site

The Department of Energy | Solar
The United States Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Solar Energy Industries Association
The national trade association in the United States for the solar power industry. Great resource for professional development and job hunting as well as the latest solar power industry news.

PV Education


Solar Power Rocks Electricity and Magnetism
This website has a lot of simple explanations for basic physics concepts, including electricity and magnetism which is critical for the understanding of solar power. It says it’s for kids, but it’s great for adults, too!

HowStuffWorks Electronics
Easy explanations about everything under the sun that you might be wondering about related to electronics.