Here's a good blog for all aspiring green do it yourself(ers). Bob Goodsell of Ann Arbor, Michigan has documented his experience of converting his house over to using solar power. Check it out.
This blog documents my solar-power project. Hopefully it will inspire others to undertake similar projects and provide enough detail to help them get started. I live in a 1200 square-foot ranch-style house in Ann Arbor, Michigan.