Finance and business operations are equally as important as technical know-how when it comes to the advancement of renewable energy, data center efficiency, and the business of commercial space. We write regularly on these topics and provide powerful free learning opportunities.

Renewable Energy Finance, Sales and Marketing Courses

Free Course: Commercial Solar PPA’s 101
Free Course: Taking Stock: Assessing the Conditioning of your Marketing Foundation
Mastering Commercial Solar Finance
Free Course: Complete Guide to Geothermal Tax Credits with Charlie Goulding

Free Commercial Space Leadership & Economics Training

Free Lecture: How to Succeed in the Emerging Newspace Industry

Ask an Expert: What is the Biggest Opportunity for Solar Entrepreneurs?

In the Ask an Expert series, HeatSpring instructors and industry thought leaders answer a question on the minds of the HeatSpring community. This session, we are joined by Kerim Baran, instructor for the Solar Entrepreneurship course. He answers the question – what is the biggest opportunity for solar entrepreneurs? To check out their response, tune into the video or […]

Three Solar Startups You Should Know

The reason that Kerim Baran is my co-instructor for the Solar Entrepreneurship class – the reason that I always come to him with solar startup questions – is because he did it. He started a business in the solar industry. Sold it to CED Greentech and now he’s an investor and startup advisor.

So my […]

A New On-Ramp Solar Entrepreneurs

Kerim Baran and I teach HeatSpring’s Solar Entrepreneurship course. About fifty students have enrolled since we launched in April, and periodically we do live ‘office hours’ with guests. This is a conversation we had with Luis Troccoli and Tim Hettermann from Palmetto about their Build+ program for solar entrepreneurs.

Jump right to 4:30 if you want […]

August 20th, 2021|Categories: Business, Solar Business Growth|Tags: , , |

60 Questions You’ll Probably See on Your Drone Pilot License Exam

Today we’ve made a new free course available for anyone interested in becoming a licensed commercial drone pilot. Enroll in the “FAA Part 107 Practice Test” to take your free practice exam and get some tips from Keven Gambold on how to prepare for the exam.

In order to fly your drone under the FAA’s Small […]

April 14th, 2020|Categories: Business, Drones, Free Courses, Wind||

New Course: Marketing Mastery Masterclass

Marketing is the path to make more money in 2019. And not just marketing to get more clients, but to attract the right people to your orbit. How do you do this? You create a 12-month campaign that is in a customizable template.


Most companies do marketing when they need the business. The challenge is your […]

February 6th, 2019|Categories: Business||