Solar Sales and Marketing


Sales and marketing is key to a profitable renewable energy company. We write sales and marketing posts that teach companies how to find their first project, leverage their first projects into more projects, and how to find the best customer, and quote a job profitably.

Free Ways to Start Learning:
Solar Startup Guide (Infographic)
Free Course: Commercial Solar PPA’s 101
Free Course: Residential Solar Sales Optimization

“Solar + Drones: Site Surveying and 3D Mapping Around Trees” – A New Free Course for Solar Companies Using Drones


A New Free Solar Drone Course

Flying around trees is the #1 biggest challenge facing solar companies that use drones.

So Scanifly, Northwest Drone Pros, Hudson Valley Drones, and HeatSpring are collaborating on a new free course: “Solar + Drones: Site Surveying and 3D Mapping around Trees”

The course happens live on Zoom at noon eastern on July 29, […]

July 9th, 2020|Categories: Drones, Free Courses, Solar Sales & Marketing|Tags: , , |

Now Open: Live Online Proctoring for all NABCEP Board Certification Exams

NABCEP has just announced that all candidates may now schedule to take all NABCEP PV Board Certification and PV Associate credentialing exams through live online proctoring (LOP). You may now schedule to take an exam from your own home!

The LOP testing method means you can now earn your NABCEP Board Certification on your own computer […]

HeatSpring Gets High Marks for Students Taking the NABCEP Associate Exam

Over the past 12 months, 98% of the HeatSpring students who have taken the NABCEP PV Associate exam have passed it.

HeatSpring instructor Sean White teaches the students how to prepare for the exam with his course, Solar PV Installer Boot Camp and NABCEP PV Associate Exam Prep. White was the 2014 Interstate Renewable Energy Council […]

June 10th, 2020|Categories: Certification, Solar Business Growth, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Sales & Marketing||

Solar O&M: How Long Your System Lasts Will Depend Upon These 3 Things

“Solar is maintenance free”. “Solar panels last for over 20-years”. “The inverter warranty will take care of everything”. “Don’t worry”.

You might have heard these things before. You might have believed some of them and maybe for a period of time, it was partially true.

What has changed?

We have good historical data now. We have had equipment […]

May 13th, 2020|Categories: Solar Business Growth, Solar Finance, Solar Sales & Marketing||

Free Weekly Solar Business Discussion Group with Keith Cronin

We are excited to announce a valuable new offering with solar business expert Keith Cronin available for free every week.

Keith is now hosting a live call every Tuesday @ 10 am PST. Participants discuss current events, solar business tips and strategy, career advice and more. To participate, just enroll here and join the next […]

May 8th, 2020|Categories: Free Courses, Solar Business Growth, Solar Sales & Marketing||