Solar 101

Resource page for Green Needham’s Solar 101 Workshops.


The initial Solar 101 workshop was held on March 20, 2013.

Workshop Agenda

  • Fundamentals of solar PV (photovoltaic) and solar thermal systems
  • What makes a house a good candidate for solar
  • Questions to consider before proceeding
  • Building code considerations, with Needham Building Commissioner David Roche
  • Financial options, issues and scenarios – PPA and purchase
  • Preview of Solarize Needham
  • Meet & Greet – Needham homeowners who have solar PV and representatives from the companies who installed their systems

Presentation Material


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