UNDERSTANDING THE PV INSTALLATION PROCESS – FROM BEGINNING TO END

  1. Site assessment from a NYSERDA-approved installation company
    • Inspect the electrical system in the house
    • Inspect the location for installation of PV modules (roof or ground)
    • Complete a shade assessment and energy production report <Shade report example>
  2. Site design
    • 1-line electrical drawing <Example 1Line>
    • Site plan <Example site plan>
  3. Completion of permitting documents
    • Utility interconnection (accessed via web portal by installer)
    • Local building permit
    • Unified Solar Permit
  4. System installation
    • Pictures of steps and components <images 1-11>
      • I have many others if something else should be shown. I can also provide a caption/description of each image to provide information for each.
  5. System inspections
    • Third party electrical inspection
    • Local building codes inspection
    • NYSERDA inspection (random)
    • Utility provides letter of acceptance and operation
  6. Completion of incentives

Photos of PV solar installation components

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