Energy Finance


The growth of the solar industry happened in large part because of innovation on the finance side of the industry. We write regularly on solar finance, providing free courses and resources to help you truly understand the mechanics of solar finance.

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Coming Soon: Ordering Modular Energy Storage to Meet Electricity Demand When Guests Visit

In the near future, energy storage will be modular, and you’ll be able to order or rent energy storage modules when your electricity needs increase, if you have guests, for example.

You’ll likely pair the battery storage with solar PV or other forms of renewable energy, allowing you to store solar produced during the day for […]

January 13th, 2020|Categories: Solar Business Growth, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Finance, Solar Sales & Marketing||

Why Peak Shaving Using Energy Storage is a Good Idea

Companies can pay high “demand charges” from utilities for using large amounts of energy during their monthly billing cycle.

But they can lower these demand charges through solar and strategic use of storage, says Christopher Lord, instructor, along with Keith Cronin, of HeatSpring’s Solar Executive MBA Training course.

Utilities Charge for Both Energy and Demand

A typical utility […]

January 13th, 2020|Categories: Solar Business Growth, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Finance, Solar Sales & Marketing||

HeatSpring is the Official Training Platform Provider for DOE Solar District Cup 2020

HeatSpring for Groups is proud to announce we are working with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to provide our industry leading professional training content and educational platform to the participants of the Solar District Cup 2020.

Participants include students and faculty advisers from 61 teams, representing 52 collegiate institutions, totaling nearly 400 students. These students […]

New NABCEP Recertification Requirements Now In Effect

NABCEP’s new recertification requirements totaling 30 hours of CEU credits and updated industry involvement requirements have officially taken effect. NABCEP updated their requirements on January 1, 2019 but allowed for a 12 month transition period which has now expired. Visit this page for a breakdown of the new CEU requirements for each of NABCEP’s […]

Solar Optimization in 2020

Where are you and solar heading next year?

After five days of networking and education in Salt Lake
City at the solar conference, a recurring theme emerged.

This was across all segments of the solar industry and
touched others as well. We saw it in panels, inverters, storage, racking,
software and AI.

Panels are becoming more optimized with Longi bifacials and
144 […]

October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Solar Business Growth, Solar Finance, Solar Sales & Marketing||