Renewable Energy Policy

HeatSpring’s partnership with Renewable Energy World paves the way for policy makers of the present and future to teach and learn together.

What are Solar Renewable Energy Certificates (SRECs)?

Homeowners who produce solar energy on their property can generate solar renewable energy certificates (often called SRECs or RECs) based on the amount of clean energy their solar panels generate. These SRECs can then be sold to companies or utilities looking to offset their own carbon emissions or to meet renewable energy targets. 

SREC marketplaces don’t […]

February 26th, 2024|Categories: Clean Energy Policy, Renewable Energy Policy, Solar, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Sales & Marketing||

Refrigerants: The #1 Biggest Solution to Reverse Global Warming

Solving refrigerant emissions is ranked the single biggest solution to reverse global warming (source: Project Drawdown). “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Refrigerants” is a free introduction to refrigerant management strategies and alternative refrigerants – the playbook for deploying heat pumps responsibly, at scale.

About “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Refrigerants”

Chris Vallis and Tristam Coffin from Effecterra just published a new […]

Solar Onboarding 102 – Now Free for Members & Their Friends

Starting today, for a limited time, “Solar Onboarding 102 for Non-Solar Professionals” is free for HeatSpring Members and their guests. Members can give the class for free to somebody they know who wants to get started in the solar industry.

Members: Email info(at) or Jackie or Brian or Brit – send us the name and email […]

Utility-Scale Solar PV Flourishes Despite Mixed Business Conditions

In September 2023, SEIA and Wood Mackenzie released its “Solar Market Insight Report Q3 2023” report. The report projects more than 20 GW of additions in utility-scale solar in 2023, up from 11.8 GW in 2022.

Last month, EIA reported that nearly 17 GW of utility-scale solar was added in the first half of 2023.

These reports […]

New Course Announcement: Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) for Solar Companies

Did you know that farmers and rural small businesses may be eligible for a grant covering up to 50% of eligible renewable energy project costs up to $1 million, significantly reducing a project’s payback period? It’s an incredible program that is growing in popularity. That’s why it’s the focus of our newest free course on […]