DIY solar panel installation—this is the clearest set of BASIC instructions (and pics) I've encountered in a while. I'd advise a supplemental book for the particulars of running your house on a hybrid solar/grid system. Once you DIY, you'll want more details on the the day-to-day stuff!
Sun Roof: Solar Panel Shingles Come Down in Price, Gain in Popularity ~~ Photovoltaic roof shingles, which are tax-subsidized and easier to install than bolt-on panels, have become a viable option for homeowners looking to lower their electric bills
Interior Designer House Tour with Lisa Ling and Paul Song