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Energy Auditors

On this page, you can search for certified energy auditors or if you are an energy auditor, get your organization added to our list.

SOMAH Overview

SOMAH Program Overview

The SOMAH Program provides financial incentives for installing photovoltaic (PV) energy systems on multifamily affordable housing. The program will deliver clean power and credits on energy bills to hundreds of thousands of California’s affordable housing residents.

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6 Tips for Working With Affordable Housing Organizations

SOMAH eligible contractors work closely with multifamily affordable housing providers throughout the application process. Knowing what to expect beforehand and how to engage with them will make the process easier.

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Power Purchase Agreement Providers

Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) are a type of third-party ownership for solar systems. The SOMAH Program maintains a list of pre-approved PPA providers.

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Maneras Sencillas De Ahorrar Energía En El Hogar

Conservar energía puede ayudarlo a aprovechar al máximo sus créditos solares para que pueda ahorrar aún más en su factura de electricidad. Este video ofrece consejos sencillos para ahorrar energía en tu hogar.

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Energy Efficiency Tips for SOMAH Tenants

Conserving energy can help you get the most out of the solar credits you receive from your SOMAH solar PV system. This video provides simple tips to help tenants conserve energy in their home and save money on their electric bills.

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SOMAH Application Guide

Use this application guide to navigate through SOMAH’s application portal, PowerClerk. The guide provides step-by-step instructions of how to submit each application milestone.

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Property Eligibility Requirements

Receive assistance on how to meet SOMAH eligibility criteria and satisfy all program requirements.

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Continued Tenant Education Helps Residents Maximize SOMAH Benefits

Learn how SOMAH PA’s continued tenant education workshop at Emerald Cove Apartments ensures direct economic benefits for tenants.