Solar Women Summer Series: The Solar Business Skillset

Our third Solar Women Summer Series interview (powered by features Pamela Cargill, Principal at Chaolysti, a strategic consulting firm that helps residential solar installers operate more effectively. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chaolysti aims to massively scale the deployment of residential solar by deploying programs and strategies that aggressively lower “soft costs”—the non-hardware costs of […]

Solar Women Summer Series: Find A Mentor!

It’s week two of our Solar Women Summer Series! Last week we featured Lidija Sekaric, Director of the Technology to Market Program at the Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative. This week, we’re excited to feature Tamika Jacques, Director of Workforce Development Programs at Massachusetts Clean Energy Center.




We met Tamika through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (“MassCEC”) Successful Women in […]

Solar Women Summer Series: Getting Involved with the D.O.E. SunShot Initiative

The teams at HeatSpring and are excited to kick off Solar Women Summer Series, a series of interviews featuring women who have taken HeatSpring’s solar courses and other interesting women doing important work in the solar industry. This week we feature Dr. Lidija Sekaric, Director of the Technology to Market Program at the Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative.



3 Reasons Your PV System Load Profile is Overinflated and How to Fix It

The article below is a discussion from our course, Batteries in Solar PV Systems, led by Christopher LaForge. Christopher LaForge is the CEO of Great Northern Solar and a NABCEP certified photovoltaic installer. He has been designing, specifying, and installing systems since 1988.


The Energy Master Program is a great tool to work out a design for […]

Forest and Biomass Grants: Meet the Man Who’s Helped Companies Acquire $2.5 Million+

The article below is an interview with Craig Rawlings, President & CEO of the Forest Business Network (FBN). Craig has more than 30 years of experience in the forest products industry. As a “serial entrepreneur,” Craig has started and run several successful construction and forest product-related businesses, culminating with Forest Business Network.

Craig’s mission is to help […]

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