Business


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

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.

Why?

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

February 6th, 2019|Categories: Business||

General Mills & The Whey to Sustainable Food Production

What is anaerobic digestion? How has General Mills’ Murfreesboro Plant leveraged it to save 25,000 gallons of diesel fuel, produce 1.6 megawatts of electricity and return 2,000 acres of farmland back to agricultural use? Sustainable Woman and Energy Engineer Leslie Marshall discusses.
Leslie, you’re the Energy Engineer at General Mills. What does a typical day entail for you?

As […]

Solar O&M: Tips for Contractors, The Future of Solar & Workforce Development

The solar industry is booming, and there’s a lot to keep track of. From system configuration to energy storage, O&M (Operations and Maintenance) and beyond, the job of Franklin Beach Energy’s Managing Director Carter Wall is never really done. Sustainable woman Carter discusses her career, trends in solar, tips for contractors, faulty O&M contracts, preventative maintenance and […]

The Best Way to Sell Solar, According to a Nobel Prize Winning Economist

“So Myron, have you installed solar panels on your house?” I asked. The answer was no: “I have these magnificent redwood trees, so that gives me trouble”…

THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON BLOG.AURORASOLAR.COM ON 9/3/2016
…Indeed, we performed a shading analysis on Myron’s house with Aurora Solar. Shading from the trees prevented his roof from receiving enough irradiance […]