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Documents for the New Solar Homes Partnership

This page gives you access to documents for Go Solar California from the Energy Commission.

For New Residential Construction

October 21, 2016 - Notice of Postponement of Public Workshop on Draft NSHP Guidebook 10th Edition

November 2, 2016 - Workshop on Proposed Changes to the Guidebook for the New Solar Homes Partnership (NSHP). Posted October 18, 2016.

July 8, 2016 - Staff Workshop on the New Solar Homes Partnership. Posted June 23, 2016.

Notice of Availability New Solar Homes Partnership Guidebook Ninth Edition. Posted July 24, 2015.

New Solar Homes Partnership Guidebook - Ninth Edition
California Energy Commission, Adopted: July 8, 2015. (Acrobat PDF file, 116 pages, 1.3 mb)
Please note the corrected publication number

New Solar Homes Partnership Market Report - Staff Report
Posted: May 27, 2016. (PDF file,40 pages, 520 kb)

Promoting Greener, Better Housing in California - NSHP Case Study. Publication #CEC-300-2015-002. Posted: March 10, 2015. (Acrobat PDF file, 24 pages, 774 kb)

Notice of Webinar (Acrobat PDF file, 4 pages, 82 kb)
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.

FORMS (PDF files)

* Editable versions of these forms are available on the NSHP Online Web Tool Application at

SAMPLE FORMS (PDF files - updated 11/3/2014)

NSHP Bulkload Spreadsheet

Other Related Documents and Reports:

Note: Many preliminary documents relating to solar are available on each agency's formal proceeding's or reports sections. Please see links to the right for various proceedings.

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