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Affordability Requirements Guide for Tribal Groups

Use this guide to determine which documents for Multifamily Low-Income Housing are eligible to submit if you work with tribal residents or have properties on federally recognized tribal lands.

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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.

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Introduction to SOMAH Fleet Monitoring

Learn how SOMAH’s fleet monitoring can support property owners and contractors after a solar installation.

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Partner Spotlight: Self Help Enterprises & Proteus

SOMAH relies on partnerships with community-based and job training organizations like Self Help Enterprises and Proteus to deliver solar benefits to environmental justice communities across the Central Valley.

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How to Apply for Upfront Technical Assistance

Watch this step-by-step video of how to submit an Upfront Technical Assistance application on PowerClerk.

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Virtual Net Energy Metering (VNEM) Overview

Watch this video to learn more about VNEM and how it provides tenants with direct benefits of their apartment's solar system.

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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.