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From Intern to Solar System Engineer: A Job Training Journey

Read all about SOMAH's job trainee Oscar Flores, and his solar journey that led to a lucrative career path.

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Solar Sizing Tool

Watch this video to learn how to use this excel based tool designed to help ensure that the solar photovoltaics (PV) system is appropriately sized to account for achievable energy efficiency opportunities for the property.

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Progress Payment Pathway

Watch this video and find out more about this alternative payment option to allow for a partial incentive payment at an earlier SOMAH Program milestone.

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PowerClerk Tutorial

Watch this video to receive a tutorial on creating a PowerClerk account and how to navigate the platform in completing your application.

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Upfront Technical Assistance Document Checklist

Download this checklist to help you know which documents you need to apply for Upfront Technical Assistance (TA) services.

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SOMAH Success Tips for Contractors

Watch this short interview with a Sunrun contractor to learn tips that can help you grow your SOMAH projects.

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Costs, Incentives & Financial Basics

Read this guide to help you explore all your available financial options for your SOMAH solar installation.

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Solar Basics for Property Owners

Watch this short video and learn more about solar electricity and how solar PV systems can help reduce your property's energy bills.

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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.