Free Courses

HeatSpring’s expert instructors occasionally give away some amazing free courses. You can see a full list of these courses and enroll by browsing our Free Courses.

A Look at Solar Jobs in the United States

Did you know that clean energy is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the U.S. economy? 

According to E2 Clean Jobs America, 3.3 million Americans working in various different roles around clean energy now account for more than 3 percent of all new jobs added every year in the U.S., creating more positions in more roles […]

June 14th, 2024|Categories: Free Courses, Solar, Solar Business Growth, Solar miscellaneous, Workforce Learning & Development||

2023 Energy Storage Code Course – Now Free for HeatSpring Members

We need more professionals designing and installing energy storage systems safely. So starting today, for a limited time, 2023 NFPA 855 & Fire Codes for Energy Storage Systems is free for HeatSpring members.

Ryan and the Mayfield Renewables team teach the course. They don’t mess around – their courses are highly technical and geared for a […]

June 12th, 2024|Categories: Energy Storage, Free Courses, Membership, Safety, Solar Plus Storage||

REAP Grants Can Cover 50% of Eligible Solar Project Costs – So Who’s Eligible?

For solar sales professionals, it’s essential to stay informed about the various incentives and programs available to help your customers make the switch to solar energy. One program that is particularly beneficial for farmers and rural small business owners is the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). 

REAP grants can significantly reduce the upfront cost of […]

Permitting Requirements To Keep In Mind on Landfill or Brownfield Solar Projects

When developing solar projects on landfills or brownfields, it could be easy to assume that the usual environmental considerations don’t apply. After all, these sites are already disturbed, so what’s the harm in adding solar systems? 

However, as instructor Lucia Woo from LaBella Associates explains in the free Solar Development on Brownfields and Landfills course, the […]

June 10th, 2024|Categories: Free Courses, Solar, Solar miscellaneous, Utility-Scale Solar||

What is the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)? 

The Inflation Reduction Act provided many incentives for clean energy adoption across the United States. Included in the legislation was a major boost to the already existing Rural Energy for America Program (also known as REAP). REAP helps agricultural producers and rural small businesses make energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy investments to reduce their […]