U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Solar Energy Technologies Program – Procuring Solar for Federal Facilities
Planning for Solar Projects on Federal Sites
United States Coast Guard – The Williams Building in downtown Boston, Massachusetts, has a 28 kilowatt photovoltaic system integrated into the roof consisting of 372 panels.
Courtesy of SunPower
Planning for the federal site solar project can begin after the solar solar pre-screening is complete.
The project planning includes the following steps:
This section walks through the steps needed to execute a specific site solar procurement and is intended to help those charged with carrying out the solar project. Though this section largely considers single site installations, agencies should look for innovative ways to aggregate procurements as much as possible to benefit from economies of scale and to reduce transaction costs.