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Carlos Aguiar

City Energy Manager


Arizona Solar Energy Industries Association (AriSEIA) ​

AriSEIA's mission is to develop and support policies that create opportunities to advance Arizona's economy through solar energy, storage, and electrification. AriSEIA advocates for sustainable job creation in deployment of solar and complementary technologies and collaborates with stakeholders to encourage utilization of Arizona's greatest natural resource: the sun. For more information click here

Arizona Public Service (APS)    

Check out APS SolarSmart​, a tool that provides a customized solar (+storage) estimate for your home to understand your savings potential installing a rooftop solar system. 

In addition to APS SolarSmart , APS offers the APS Solar Communities program which is a unique opportunity for limited-income and moderate-income residential customers, who may not have considered solar as an option, to help advance solar in Arizona. APS handles the installation and any maintenance, while you get the bill credit. ​

You can also find a list of Qualified Technology Installers​ who can help advise, install and maintain the suite of technologies connected to your home. Find solar, battery storage, cooling & heating and electric vehicle charging station installers, plus qualified contractors for a home energy checkup.​​

Salt River Project (SRP)

SRP provides information about going solar, including SRP's preferred installer, solar price plans, and more. More information here.

Department of Energy

The Department of Energy provides many resources to assist with better understanding the process of going solar. The following are some helpful resources:

Homeowner's Guide to Going Solar

Homeowner's Guide to the Federal Tax Credit for Solar Photovoltaics

Federal Solar Tax Credits for Businesses​​

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)​


NREL focuses on creative answers to today's energy challenges. The following are some useful resources:

Homeowners Guide to Leasing a Solar Electric System

Solar Energy Basics

PVWatts Calculator​​

City of Phoenix SolarAPP

SolarAPP is a third-party software program that can be used to verify code compliance for residential photovoltaic (PV) projects. The City of Phoenix Planning & Development Department (PDD) will accept SolarAPP approved designs for application and permitting of residential photovoltaic projects, reducing permitting times. ​

The Phoenix Fire Department requires a separate permit for photovoltaic and battery energy storage systems.​

Contact the Office of Sustainably at: 

Office of Sustainability

City of Phoenix

200 West Washington Street,  14th Floor

Phoenix Arizona, 85003

Email: Sustainability@phoenix.gov