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.

Ways for Nonprofits & Non-Taxpayers to Benefit from the Inflation Reduction Act

HeatSpring hosts a free course titled Getting Solar for Nonprofits, Government, and Non-Taxpayers, organized and moderated by Chris Lord. In the recorded live session, Corey Ramsden of Solar United Neighbors, explains some of the new benefits for non-taxpaying entities as well as some of the new project adders included in the Inflation Reduction Act. Tune […]

Funding Available to Upskill Your Workforce – Incumbent Worker Training

Did you know that there is funding available from your local workforce development board to upskill your staff? There is! In most areas, it’s called incumbent worker training, but the program titles can vary depending on your local workforce board. 

Incumbent worker training programs are designed to provide direct financial support to train your current staff […]

How to Start Your Registered Apprenticeship Program

“How to Start Your Registered Apprenticeship Program” is a free course where we distill a confusing topic (solar apprenticeships) down into actionable steps. If people are crucial to the success of your business, we hope you’ll join us for this recorded panel discussion with Q&A. The recording is available to all who register.

HeatSpring is a […]

Visual Guide to the New Solar Apprenticeship Requirements

Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAP) are a hot topic because there are new requirements for some (not all) solar companies. We offer this visual guide as a time-efficient way to get your head around this emerging opportunity.

This is a super basic explanation of a complex topic. If you read this and want more details, here’s a […]

New Free Course: Inflation Reduction Act: Energy Storage and Solar Tax Credits

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 was signed into law on August 16th, 2022, providing a historic $369 billion of clean energy and climate investments over the next 10 years. The expert  team at Energy Toolbase has been diving deep into the energy storage and solar tax provisions within the bill, to understand how […]