Resources

At Brilliant Harvest, we understand the power of knowledge and want to share useful information with you. We have compiled some resources and articles we thought you might find helpful in making a decision about solar power that’s right for your home or business.

Florida Solar Energy Industries Association
Since 1977, The Florida Solar Energy Industries Association (FlaSEIA) – a nonprofit trade association – has been dedicated to protecting and promoting the interests of the solar energy industry in Florida.

Appraising Into the Sun: Six-State Solar Home Paired-Sale Analysis – U.S. Department of Energy
A study that uses appraisal methods to evaluate sales price premiums for owned PV systems on single-unit detached houses.

A Consumer’s Guide: Get Your Power from the Sun
Are you thinking about buying a solar electric system for your home or business? If so, this booklet provides some basic information that can help you.

NREL PV Watts tool
Estimates the energy production and cost of energy of grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) energy systems throughout the world.

Guide to Installing Solar PV for Households
This resource will help you find out about buying, installing and maintaining solar and battery storage for your home or business.

To locate solar incentives in your area
DSIRE is the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States. This link leads to a listing of state and national incentives for renewable energy installation.

To read about grid parity

Solar Photovoltaic Technology Basics – National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Solar PV 101

Congressional Policy Tracker, Utility Dive
A one-stop shop for those who want a quick but comprehensive view of federal legislative efforts in 10 areas, largely focused on types of generation.