Solar 101 Institute, Part I

Host: California Housing Partnership

Solar 101Part I: Introduction to Solar PV for Multifamily Affordable Properties

Part I focuses on the basics of solar photovoltaics (PV) and breaks down important considerations for the pre-development, installation, and post-installation phases. Topics of discussion include: 

  • Introduction to solar PV and solar benefits
  • System components and system design considerations
  • Tenant solar through Virtual Net Metering (VNEM)
  • PV project timeline and important considerations for pre-development, installation, and post-installation phases

This training is intended for affordable housing development and management professionals including personnel in asset management, sustainability, operations and maintenance, lending/investing, architecture, and real estate development (HDTI and BAHIP cohorts are encouraged to register). Participation will be limited to these groups. 

Training is 2 hours and held via Zoom. This is a live, interactive event – no recording will be made available.

There is a single registration for both Part I and Part II of the Institute.

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  • Staci Givens, Technical Analyst, Association for Energy Affordability 
  • Rachael Diaz, Sustainable Housing Program Associate, California Housing Partnership
  • Margee McDonnell, Program Coordinator, SOMAH Program Administrator


Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH)