Solar Pilot Program begins for City
of Mesa Electric Customers! Up to $100,000 in incentives
to qualified residents and business owners in Mesa's
electric service area.
Fire Station 219
Mesa's first LEED Fire Station includes a 5 kW solar
photovoltaic (PV) system. The system was officially
connected on May 31. Note: Solar
panels can be seen in upper left hand corner.
Year of Clean Energy at Red Mountain Softball Field
first solar installation, designed to supply electricity
to Red Mountain Park, was powered up on June
15, 2011. Since installation, the 70.5 kW system
produced over 150,000 kWh of clean energy and reduced
the City of Mesa's energy bill by $32,000. Learn more
energy production charts.
More photos and details on the project
Banner Health has announced the completion of a $2.5
million solar installation at its Mesa Corporate Center
located at 525 West Brown Road in Mesa.
Learn more about
SolarDay. See pledges of support from Senator Diane
Feinstein and Representative Doris Matsui.
Incentives for Mesa Residents Learn what's
available from Federal, State and Utility rebate
How to Go Solar
Here's a checklist from SRP.
Homeowner's Guide to Solar Electric Systems A great
guide on the basics from E-Source.
Homeowners Guide to Financing a Grid-Connected Solar
Electric System from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Find a list of local contractors from the Arizona Solar
Industries Association Web site.
Efficiency Be sure your home is energy efficient
before going solar. Tips from SRP.
Check out these helpful sites for solar
AZ Solar Energy INDUSTRIES Association (AriSEIA ) A
non-profit trade association representing local solar
Arizona Solar Center Learn about local solar
news, events and training available.
Solar An online service of the
Energy Society to help home and business owners make
the transition to solar power.
DSIRE (Database of State Incentives for Renewables &
Efficency): lists state, local, utility and federal
incentives and policies that promote renewable energy
and energy efficiency.
Salt River Project (SRP) Check out SRP's EarthWise
Solar Energy Program.
Learn about solar cookers below!