U.S. Department of Energy

Information Resources

We've organized links and information on solar energy technologies and the SunShot Initiative to make it easier for you to find what you're looking for.

Publications Library

The solar publications library includes fact sheets, reports, and technical papers about the DOE Solar Office's activities on photovoltaics (PV), concentrating solar power (CSP), systems integration, and market transformation.

Solar Energy Technologies Office Newsletters

Solar-focused newsletters highlight the key activities, events, funding opportunities, and publications that the SunShot Initiative supports.

Solar Energy Resource Center

Resources include articles, case studies, fact sheets, how-to guides, model rules and ordinances, presentations, sample government documents, technical reports, tools, and webinars.


View and download photographs, videos, b-roll, graphics, and animations related to solar technologies, research, projects, partnerships, and program activities.

Meetings and Workshops

Access information on upcoming and past workshops and meetings for the SunShot Initiative.

Timeline of Solar Innovations

Read about key solar innovations that have advanced the solar industry in the United States.

Solar Career Map

Learn more about professions and jobs in the solar industry.

Solar Energy Glossary

The solar glossary contains definitions for technical terms related to solar power andĀ PV technologies, including many associated terms having to do with electricity, power generation, and CSP.