We are a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to advancing the use of solar and solar-compatible technologies worldwide. We believe that increasing access to this clean, abundant, reliable, and affordable energy source will lift up people’s lives and bring about a prosperous future for all.
Our annual Solar Jobs Census tracks the dramatic growth in solar jobs over the past eight years. Visit our Solar Jobs Map to find out the number of jobs in your state, metro area, and congressional district.
Our national SolSmart program is helping cities, counties, and small towns make it faster, easier and more affordable to go solar. Over 200 communities are SolSmart Gold, Silver, or Bronze, a sign that they are “open for solar business.”
We published the first comprehensive research on the representation of women, people of color, and veterans in the solar industry. Learn how we can act now to build a more inclusive workforce. Read the report.
We’re supporting a strong and diverse solar workforce through the Solar Training Network, a program that helps meet the workforce needs of the solar industry through solar training and strategic employment partnerships. Learn more.
In response to the devastation after Hurricane Maria, we’re partnering with major humanitarian relief organizations to deliver solar + storage equipment where it’s needed the most. Learn how you can help.
We support solar energy development by making it easier for tax-exempt organizations like schools, affordable housing, and places of worship to finance solar projects.
Solar panels save schools money on electricity bills so they can spend it on education. Read our report on solar schools across the U.S. and learn how your school can go solar. Learn more.
You can play an essential role in our research, education, and implementation initiatives to expand the use of solar energy. Learn how your organization can be a collaborative partner to support our upcoming programs.