Alumni Stories

HeatSpring Alums are some of the most interesting, talented professionals on the planet. Whenever we can scrape together some extra time, we enjoy learning and writing about the exciting things they do. Have a story to share? We’d love to hear from you. Please send a note to Abby Thompson, HeatSpring’s Product Marketing Manager, at abby(at)

Students Demonstrate the Promise of Drone Training for Solar Applications

During his Monday evening “fireside chats” with students and graduates, Keven Gambold, instructor of HeatSpring’s Drone Pilot Boot Camp gets excited when he hears what students are doing in the field.

In the course, which launched about a year ago, Gambold offers online and simulator based unmanned aircraft training for the solar energy community.

It’s a great […]

January 23rd, 2021|Categories: Alumni Stories, Drones, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Sales & Marketing|Tags: , |

HeatSpring Genius Grants: Cash Awards for Emerging Leaders

We’re excited to announce a new program – HeatSpring Genius Grants. Applications are open. You can apply any time before March 31, 2021. You can find more information about these grants below.

APPLY NOW: HeatSpring Genius Grant Application

What are HeatSpring Genius Grants?

Cash grants paid to renewable energy professionals doing important work that might otherwise go unnoticed […]

January 13th, 2021|Categories: Alumni Stories||

Help Choose the Solar District Cup 2020 Industry Choice Winner

We are excited to invite all HeatSpring students, instructors, and members of our community to participate in the selection of the Industry Choice winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar District Cup 2020 Competition Event on Monday April 27th from 2-3pm ET. Please RSVP here to see the presentations and vote on your favorite team.

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Getting Started: Your First Day Flying a Drone

“Liz got the hang of things immediately so I envision a long and illustrious Part 107 career for her!”- Instructor Keven Gambold

Liz is starting the Drone Pilot Boot Camp in a few weeks, but she had a chance to fly a drone for the first time a couple weeks ago. She just happens to live […]

March 25th, 2020|Categories: Alumni Stories, Drones|Tags: |

HeatSpring Integrates With LinkedIn

Want to see where energy and sustainability education is headed? Here’s a cool little innovation that says a lot about the role we’d like to play in the energy and sustainability industry: LinkedIn recently released a feature that allows us to synch all of our student activity directly into LinkedIn, so students can showcase their certificates […]

October 8th, 2015|Categories: Alumni Stories, Our Company|Tags: , , |