Solar Education Opportunities

PG&E offers a wide-range of solar training opportunities for different audiences and
education levels. If solar energy is new to you, please join us at one of our upcoming Solar
Power Basics classes - a consistently well-attended course that will provide the tools and
support needed to determine if solar is right for you.

Other class offerings are listed below. For more information on any of these, to register, or
for specific dates and times, please use our solar classes search form.

In addition to what's listed here, we are working hard to identify new solar classes and
subjects that are of interest to our customers, so please check often for our most recent

Live Classes / Workshops

California Solar Initiative Workshop
An all-day, beyond-the-basics overview of the CSI application process, requirements and resources. Topics covered include how to fill out forms and the application, program developments, inspection requirements, metering and monitoring requirements, etc.

Solar Power Basics for Residential Customers
A two-hour basics class providing the fundamentals of solar electric systems. The class is designed to give you the tools you need to evaluate your solar potential.

Basics of Photovoltaic Systems for Grid-Tied Applications
A six-hour class providing the basic language, and technical and economic details necessary to understand and evaluate photovoltaic projects from a project manager's and/or owner's perspective.

Photovoltaic Site Analysis and System Sizing
A six-hour advanced class focusing on photovoltaic site selection and production analysis, with hands-on use of measurement tools.

Solar Champion Training
An all-day course intended to equip students with the general training necessary to communicate the Go Solar message in their respective communities.

Televised / Internet Classes

PG&E is currently planning a series of webinars on a range of solar subjects including Permitting, California Solar Initiative Program Updates, the Solar Interconnection Process, and others. Please see our current schedule.

Contact Us


Solar Customer Service Center 1-877-743-4112
Solar Hotline 415-973-3480 (solar application-related questions)

Mailing Address
PG&E Solar and Customer Generation - CSI
PO Box 7433
San Francisco, CA 94120

Street Address (for overnight deliveries)
PG&E Solar and Customer Generation - CSI
245 Market St., MC N4G
San Francisco, CA 94105-1797