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One of our goals as an organization is to provide knowledge and information about solar and opportunities to expand the use of renewable energy.

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Keeping Safe in Response to COVID-19

SunWork’s top priority is the health and safety of our customers, our volunteers, and our employees. We are committed to reducing the risk of COVID-19 for our customers, our volunteers, and our employees. Our approach in the communities we serve depends on local conditions and restrictions.

Home Electrification

Home electrification is the process of switching from fossil fuel based electricity sources to renewable and carbon-free electricity sources. Once you go solar, making the switch to “all electric” is very cost effective since you’ll be producing your own electricity.

Software Tools

There are several online tools available to help you determine what kind of solar system size and design might work best for a given project.

SunThink!

SunThink!

SunThink! is a computer application SunWork built as a resource for designing solar systems. It gives an accurate and all-embracing picture of the solar resource available for a particular project site, and it aids in determining the system size needed to meet specific solar system design goals.

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PVWatts Calculator

PVWatts Calculator

Online calculator created by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. It estimates the energy production and cost of energy of grid-connected PV systems at a specific address.

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Project Sunroof

Project Sunroof

Project Sunroof is a great resource for going solar. Using Google maps, this calculator shows the best roof space for the solar system and how many square feet are available.

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More Going Solar Resources

The following resources may be useful to anyone looking to “go solar” even if they might not qualify for SunWork.
EnergySage Marketplace

EnergySage Marketplace

The EnergySage Marketplace gets you quotes online from multiple, pre-screened local installers and helps you compare offers. When homeowners go solar using this link, SunWork receives funds...

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