Originally Posted by BBQ
The best place to start on solar is youtube.
There are lots of intro videos.
Get yourself acquainted with the basics,
so that you know what you are getting into.
I agree, but also be very careful to confirm what you "learn", as there is also a lot bad/inaccurate information out there in internet land.
If you go to the DIY section of this forum, you will also be able to find quite a few of us that have done our own installs, often with pix and procedure, and even results.