Here’s the Financial Model Chris Lord Uses to Unlock MW Solar + Storage Projects

Financial models get solar projects built. Financial models make deals happen. Financial models make owners, developers, EPCs and investors a lot of money.

So the people who build financial models are valuable. Many people understand financial models from a high level but very few can produce bankable models that close deals. This is what Chris Lord […]

How to get your NABCEP PV Technical Sales (PVTS) Certification

The PV Technical Sales (PVTS) Board Certification was created for those who have a demonstrated knowledge and expertise in qualifying prospects, site analysis, performance analysis and financial incentives of PV systems. PVTS Board Certified Professionals can collect technical requirements, analyze customer needs to determine energy usage to advise and provide customers with the most appropriate […]

Learn Solar and Drones Together

Ten years ago “solar plus drones” would have sounded like a made up thing from the future. But here we are. Today it’s an in-demand combo of skills that you can use to differentiate your career and your solar business.

As the solar industry grows, companies are facing pressure to hire more people. I wrote recently […]

October 13th, 2021|Categories: Certification, Drones, Solar Business Growth, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous||

Is Your Solar Company Built to Handle 100% Growth?

What would it take to double the number of solar projects you do next year?

Every solar company should be asking this question right now. Because the demand is there. We’ve arrived at an energy inflection point. Solar is the cheapest form of electricity and people that weren’t thinking about solar before are ready to move […]

October 8th, 2021|Categories: Our Company, Solar Business Growth, Solar Sales & Marketing|Tags: |

Filling the Solar Worker Gap with Flexible, Employee-Friendly Training Programs

To address climate change, local governments are moving toward electrification, embracing solar energy, heat pumps, energy storage and electric vehicles.

But there aren’t enough people to fill the positions needed to transition to electrification. In addition, solar and other renewable industry workers need to improve their technical expertise to meet the more stringent electrical requirements being […]