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.

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Evaluating the Financial Returns of Energy Storage

A number of factors now contribute to changes that allow storage to reap returns for owners and operators, says Wes Kennedy, instructor of HeatSpring’s Comprehensive Solar Plus Storage course. 

“Storage makes money with demand charge management, time of use arbitrage and resiliency. These use cases are more or less profitable based on various utility rate structures,” […]

What Happened in Texas? February 2021 Power Outages

At its highest level, electric power elevates us in so many ways.  It helps us build our awareness of local and global events, understand the experiences and perspectives of others, and collaborate with others to enact change.   It is a driver of our economy, giving us efficient manufacturing, services, and e-commerce.  And electric power is […]

HeatSpring is the Official PVA Training Provider at the 2021 NABCEP CE Conference

We’re trying something new in 2021. Why not? We’ve been named the official PVA training provider for the 2021 NABCEP CE Conference. If you’re interested in live training at one of the best solar industry events – you can learn more here: “NABCEP PV Associate Training – LIVE from the NABCEP CE Conference”

Unlike most of […]

How to Get into the Renewable Energy Industry

Jack Bishop of Portland, Oregon recently graduated from Tulane University with hopes of entering the renewable energy industry and doing his part to address environmental challenges.

While he had taken numerous courses related to the industry, he didn’t know where to start looking for a job.

Bishop is not alone in his wish to enter a field […]

Students Demonstrate the Promise of Drone Training for Solar Applications

During his Monday evening “fireside chats” with students and graduates, Keven Gambold, instructor of HeatSpring’s Drone Pilot Boot Camp gets excited when he hears what students are doing in the field.

In the course, which launched about a year ago, Gambold offers online and simulator based unmanned aircraft training for the solar energy community.

It’s a great […]

January 23rd, 2021|Categories: Alumni Stories, Drones, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Sales & Marketing|Tags: , |