Membership Application

Membership Application to the California Solar & Storage Association

With the exception of the public directory information, all the information collected in this application is private and confidential and will only be used by our staff to better understand our membership.

Only information in the "Directory Information" section will be seen by members of the public and other members of the California Solar & Storage Association.


*Required questions.

Membership Information

Dues are determined by the honor-based and self-reported annual revenue for California for the solar and storage portions of your business. This information is strictly confidential. Please select below your annual dues per your company's solar and/or storage annual revenue in California.

Startups are eligible for a discounted rate if they are less than 2 years old from the date of the business's articles of incorporation. Startup members can receive this level of membership for the first 2 years of membership only.

The New Market Entrants level is for established companies that moved into the solar/storage or California market in the past 12 months regardless of their level of solar and/or storage-related revenue.

Aside from BASIC MEMBERSHIP DUES, members that want to go above and beyond in further supporting our policy initiatives are encouraged to do so through President's Circle contributions. Please contact us if you're interested.

If you would like to pay by monthly installment please click here.


Select Your Dues Level:

* BASIC MEMBERSHIP DUES: Annual Revenue < $500k ($850 in annual dues)
BASIC MEMBERSHIP DUES: Annual Revenue < $1.5M ($1,550 in annual dues)
BASIC MEMBERSHIP DUES: Annual Revenue < $3M ($2,550 in annual dues)
BASIC MEMBERSHIP DUES: Annual Revenue < $5M ($3,800 in annual dues)
BASIC MEMBERSHIP DUES: Annual Revenue < $10M ($5,250 in annual dues)
BASIC MEMBERSHIP DUES: Annual Revenue < $25M (7,300 in annual dues)
BASIC MEMBERSHIP DUES: Annual Revenue < $50M ($11,000 in annual dues)
BASIC MEMBERSHIP DUES: Annual Revenue > $50M ($14,500 in annual dues)
BASIC MEMBERSHIP DUES: Company is a New Market Entrant ($1,650 in annual dues)
BASIC MEMBERSHIP DUES: Company is a Startup (< 2 years) ($500 in annual dues)
BASIC MEMBERSHIP DUES: Non-Profit, Educational ($750 in annual dues)
Select here to automatically renew your annual membership.

Liaison Information

Liaison to the Association (voting representative): This person is your main point of contact for your membership. Web login information, general correspondence, and invoices will be directed to the below individual. This will also be your designated voting representative in the California Solar & Storage Association elections. You will have an opportunity to add additional employees to receive our communications once your membership is approved.

* First Name
* Last Name
* Job Title
* Direct Email
* Direct Phone

Create a Login Account

Set up your login information to manage your membership, contact information, review your payment history and receive member benefits.

* Username:
* Password:
* Retype Password:

Directory Information (For Public/Website Purposes)

The following information will be used on our website Membership Directory.

California Headquarters/Office: Please indicate the address you would like to use for purposes of official directory listing. You will have the opportunity to add additional field offices further in the application.

* Company/Organization
* Business Type
* Address
Unit, Suite, etc.
* City
* Zip Code -

Public Contact Information

* Company General Phone Number
* Company General Email
* Website

Tell us which regions in California you operate in so customers can find you. Select all that apply.

* North Coast
North Bay Area
Bay Area
North Sacramento Valley
Sacramento Valley
Sierra Nevada Foothills
Central Valley
Central Coast
Los Angeles Area
Inland Empire
Coachella Valley
Orange County
San Diego Area
High Desert

Please describe your company's products or services (in 50 words or less)


Business Information (For Internal Purposes)

Tell us more about your business so we can better understand our membership and meet your needs.


Number of Employees for Solar/Storage portion of business:


Please Mark If Your Business Is:

Union Shop

Solar Technology - Select all that apply:

Water Heating
Batteries & Storage
Heating & Cooling
Groundmount Systems
Solar Carports
Solar Pools
Distributed Generation (DG)
Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)
Combined Heat & Power (CHP)

Solar Markets - Select all that apply:

Multi-family Housing
Industrial/Utility Scale

For Contractors - Please provide your CSLB information:

CSLB License A - General Engineering Contractor
B - General Building
C2 - Insulation and Acoustical Contractor
C4 - Boiler, Hot Water Heating and Steam Fitting Contractor
C7 - Low Voltage Systems
C10 - Electrical Contractor
C20 - Warm-Air Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning Contractor
C36 - Plumbing Contractor
C39 - Roofing
C46 - Solar Contractor
C53 - Swimming Pool Contractor
License Number

For Distributor or Manufacturers - Please indicate what products you supply or manufacture:

Photovoltaic Cells
Photovoltaic Modules
Metering/Monitoring Systems
Water heating collector or system
Pool heating collector or system
Concentrating solar thermal collectors or systems

For Service Providers - Please indicate what kind of services you provide:

Operations and Maintenance
PACE Financing
Traditional Financing

Utilities your company works with:

PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric Company)
SDG&E (San Diego Gas & Electric)
SCE (Southern California Edison)
LADWP (Los Angeles Department of Water & Power)
SMUD (Sacramento Municipal Utility District)

Please list additional locations of offices or branches. 

Additional Field Office 1:
Additional Field Office 2:
Additional Field Office 3:
Additional Field Office 4:

Ethics/Communication Consent

View Our Code of Ethics.

* Confirm I have read and understand the California Solar & Storage Association's code of ethics including the Consumer Protection Rules. I understand that failure to comply with the Association's code of ethics can result in suspension or expulsion at a duly constituted meeting of the board, by a 2/3 vote of the Board of Directors then holding office (California Solar & Storage Association Bylaws; Article IV, Section 7).

Communications confirmation:

* Confirm The use of e-mail, internet and other electronic forms of communication as a satisfactory means of communicating between the member and the Association under the California Corporations Code.


California Solar & Storage Association Regional Chapters

We have six regional chapters which conduct quarterly meetings combining networking opportunities with formal presentations. Check the region(s) for which you would like to receive updates:

* Bay Area
Central Valley
Greater Los Angeles Area
North Bay
Sacramento Area
San Diego Area


Last Step!

How did you hear about us?

* Email
In the news/media
Intersolar North America
Attended a California Solar & Storage Association-sponsored event
Was contacted by the California Solar & Storage Association
Peer/through a member of the Association
Social Media
National SEIA


Contributions and dues paid to the California Solar & Storage Association are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, up to 75% of your contributions and dues may be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses. Twenty-five percent of your contributions and dues are associated with our lobbying activities and therefore are not deductible for federal income tax purposes. Please consult with your tax advisor for further details.


SUNPAC: Contribute to Support a Strong Solar Industry to Power California


Contribute to our SUNPAC to support champions of solar energy in the California state legislature. The growth of the California's solar industry is dependent, in large part, on strong state policy that supports the ongoing growth of the solar market.

Suggested contributions are a 25% match of membership dues and at least $250.

You can learn more about our SUNPAC and the importance to contribute through this link.

Contributions to SUNPAC are not deductible for federal or state income tax purposes. State contribution limits to the SUNPAC is $7,300 per calendar year. The SUNPAC can accept contributions from individuals and business - although the contribution is attributed to BOTH the individual of the business and the business entity. SUNPAC is a Political Action Committee, FPPC ID #961083, located at 1107 9th Street, Ste 820, Sacramento, CA 95814. Phone: (916) 228-4567

Choose your SUNPAC contribution amount:
Other Amount :
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