CESA State Program Guide: State Strategies to Foster Solar Hot Water System Deployment

December 1, 2007

by Mark Sinclair, CESA

This report describes a number of straightforward strategies that states can implement to support adoption of solar hot water technologies, including provision of financial incentives, training for installers, and education to help customers make informed decisions. The report provides information on resource materials, recommendations on program design, and strategies to promote solar hot water technology applications. It reviews financial barriers and provides solutions for facilitating the growth of the solar thermal industry.