Resources

Inspection

This section includes information and resources on inspection checklists and streamlined inspections.

Field Inspection Guidelines for PV Systems 2010

According to its author, Bill Brooks of Brooks Engineering, the intent of the 2010 Guidelines is to consolidate the most important aspects of a field inspection into a simple process that can be performed in as little as 15 minutes. Explanation and illustrative pictures are provided to instruct the inspector on the specific details of each Read More »

Resources for Solar Powering Your Community

The SolarOPs team created a list of resources to assist local governments and regional councils bolster solar development. The resources include comprehensive guides as well as specific information on solar-ready building design, campaign organizing, zoning codes, expedited permitting, net metering, and interconnection. Click HERE to access the resource list.

Toolkit: Solar Permitting, Inspection, and Interconnection

This toolkit provides clear, efficient and cost effective ways to simplify and streamline solar permitting, inspection and interconnection (PII) procedures. While it targets municipal permit review staff, inspectors, the toolkit should be useful to a diverse audience including other municipal staff, solar installers, and individual and organizations interested in seeing changes to the PII processes in their communities.