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Resolution Regarding Revisions to the Guidelines for California's Solar Electric Incentive Programs (Senate Bill 1), 7th Edition. The Resolution adopted July 15, 2019, at the CEC Business Meeting is effective immediately, and will subsequently be incorporated into the next revision of the SB 1 Guidelines.

The California Energy Commission will be hosting upcoming training, please refer back to this page and sign up on our Solar Equipment List Serve to be informed of the dates and times. To subscribe to the Solar Equipment List Serve please visit: https://www.energy.ca.gov/sb1/.



August 29, 2019
Webinar Training on forms and instructions specific to NEW webpage - Battery and Energy Storage Systems (ESS)

Training Webinar scheduled for Thursday, August 29, 2019, at 4:00 PM (Pacific Time).

Webinar Information (PDF File)

Webinar Presentation (PDF File)

WebEx recording (YouTube Video)


July 15, 2019

Resolution Regarding Revisions to the Guidelines for California’s Solar Electric Incentive Programs (Senate Bill 1), 7th Edition.

The Resolution adopted July 15, 2019, at the CEC Business Meeting is effective immediately, and will subsequently be incorporated into the next revision of the SB 1 Guidelines.


June 14, 2019
The First Annual Renewable Energy Technologies-Energy Storage Symposium

The California Energy Commission’s Renewable Energy Division hosted the First Annual Renewable Energy Technologies - Energy Storage Symposium. Subject matter experts from Sandia National Laboratories and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory shared their research, knowledge, and experience on energy storage topics. Agenda and Presentations below.


December 10, 2018

Adopted - Guidelines for California's Solar Electric Programs (Senate Bill 1) - Seventh Edition. Approved December 10, 2018.

As part of the December 10, 2018, Business Meeting, the California Energy Commission will consider adopting the Guidelines for California’s Solar Electric Incentive Programs (Senate Bill 1), Seventh Edition


November 26, 2018
California Energy Commission staff’s proposed final draft for the Guidelines for California’s Solar Electric Incentive Programs (Senate Bill 1)


October 19, 2018
California Energy Commission staff will conduct a workshop to present information and receive comments on proposed changes to the Guidelines for California’s Solar Electric Incentive Programs (Senate Bill 1)


October 4, 2018
California Energy Commission staff is holding a training Webinar on October 4th to introduce the updated inverter list format and listing request forms


August 16, 2018
The Lead Commissioner for Renewable Energy of the California Energy Commission, David Hochschild, will conduct a workshop to discuss and seek comments from interested parties regarding potential changes to the Energy Commission's eligible Solar Equipment Lists.

Submit comments. Solar Equipment Lists Program Implementation (18-SOLAR-01)


Training Material

New training material will be posted at a later date.


Past Events