SANDIA National LabsPV-specific site including good system and component level information from SANDIA’s Photovoltaic Systems Program.
United Nations Energy & Environment ProgramThe UNDP helps countries strengthen their capacity to address environmental challenges at global, national and community levels. Associations, Institutes & Nonprofit Organizations
Adobe AllianceA nonprofit group dedicated to helping communities apply cooperative building techniques in earth architecture.
Alliance to Save Energy (ASE)Group promoting energy efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security.
Clean Power CampaignNonprofit organization of environmental and public interest groups, and renewable energy providers to promote increased electric system reliance on sustainable use of energy resources.
Energy Efficient Building Association (EEBA)Association dedicated to helping transform the residential design, development and construction industries to profitably deliver energy efficiency and environmentally responsible buildings and communities.
Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC)Council with a mission to accelerate the sustainable utilization of renewable energy sources and technologies in and through state and local government and community activities.
North Carolina Solar Center (NCSC)A clearinghouse for solar and other renewable energy programs, information, research, technical assistance, and training for the citizens of North Carolina and beyond.
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)An entrepreneurial nonprofit organization that fosters the efficient and restorative use of natural, human and other capital to make the world more secure, just, prosperous, and life sustaining.
Rural Renewable Energy AllianceRREAL delivers solar heat to low-income families on public energy assistance, making solar energy accessible to people of all income levels.
Solar Living Institute (SLI)Nonprofit educational organization that promotes sustainable living through inspirational environmental education.
Sustainable SettingsAn entrepreneurial non-profit organization that inspires people and communities to embrace integrated solutions for sustainable development.
Texas Solar Energy Society (TXSES)Group dedicated to increasing the awareness of the potential of solar and other renewable energy applications and to promote the wise use of these sustainable resources.
Veggie Van WebsiteOrganization promoting and providing information on the use of biodiesel fuel, with a mission to transform America into an energy independent nation.
World Council for Renewable Energy (WCRE)Globally operated independent organization established to defend, develop,and promote policies in favor of the wise and prudent use all forms of natural and renewable energy.
Worldwatch InstituteIndependent research group for an environmentally sustainable and socially just society.
CubasolarA Cuban NGO promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency.
EnersolNonprofit charitable organization developing and introducing sustainable energy solutions for rural communities.
Engineering for Developing Communities (EDC)University of Colorado program to educate globally responsible students who can offer sustainable and appropriate solutions to the endemic problems faced by developing communities worldwide.
Engineers without BordersNonprofit organization established to help developing areas worldwide with their engineering needs, while involving and training a new kind of internationally responsible engineering student.
Green EmpowermentNonprofit international development organization promoting community-based renewable energy projects internationally to generate social and environmental progress.
Greenstar.orgSite delivering solar power, health, education, and environmental programs to small villages in the developing world.
Grupo FenixA cooperative network of engineers and local community people who share a common passion for developing solar and renewable energy technologies in Nicaragua.
Himalayan Light Foundation (HLF)NGO working in Nepal to improve the quality of life in the Himalayan region via the use of environmentally friendly renewable energy technologies.
Knightsbridge International (KBI)Not for Profit Corporation dedicated to providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief worldwide without regard to race, religion or national origin.
Native EnergyOrganization committed to helping develop domestic renewable energy sources, featuring Native American projects.
Palang ThaiThailand-based non-profit organization dedicated to empowering grassroots communities and small entrepreneurs to use renewable energy in ways that support sustainable development and participatory democracy.
Plenty InternationalA village-based international development agency promoting local self-sufficiency in economically disadvantaged or otherwise threatened communities.
Rancho MastatalAn environmental learning and sustainable living center, retreat and lodge located in the last virgin rainforest of Costa Rica’s Puriscal County.
Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF)Nonprofit charitable organization founded to promote, develop, and facilitate solar rural electrification and energy self-sufficiency in developing countries.
The Internet Science and Technology Fair(ISTF) was created to afford pre-college students in grades three (3) through twelve (12) an opportunity to experience the excitement of researching solutions to real-world problems involving science, engineering and other technical fields of study.