Solar


The solar industry continues to grow at a meteoric rate. We write regularly on both technical and finance concepts critical to success in solar.

Free Technical Solar PV Training Resources

Free Course: Basic Solar PV Design, Code, Economics, Sales, and Site Visits
Free Course: Battery Capacity – The Basis of Storage

Free Solar Finance Courses

Free Course: Commercial Solar PPA’s 101

Advanced Training. If you need to get in depth training on how to market, sell, design or install a solar PV project, look at our solar trainings like Megawatt Design Solar + Storage, Solar Executive MBA, and NABCEP Training.

When are new versions of the National Electrical Code adopted by NABCEP & AHJs? – Ask an Expert

In the Ask an Expert series, HeatSpring instructors and industry thought leaders answer a question on the minds of the HeatSpring community. We are joined by Sean White, instructor of several NABCEP prep, solar, and storage courses on HeatSpring. 

In this session, Sean answers the question – when are new versions of the National Electrical Code […]

May 20th, 2022|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Q+A, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous||

Working in utility-scale solar? What you need to know about interconnection – Ask an Expert

In the Ask an Expert series, HeatSpring instructors and industry thought leaders answer a question on the minds of the HeatSpring community. We are joined by Tim Taylor, instructor of Interconnection of Utility-Scale Solar to Distribution, Introduction to Distribution Systems, and more.

While Tim has previously recorded his answer to this question, students in Tim’s HeatSpring […]

May 12th, 2022|Categories: Electrical Distribution, Megawatt Design, Q+A, Solar, Solar Utility Interconnection, Utilities||

HeatSpring Hosts First IEEE-Credentialed CEU/PDH Course

Chances are if you do any work related to electricity and engineering, you’ve heard of IEEE. 

IEEE stands for Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, an organization dedicated to advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE serves professionals involved in all aspects of the electrical, electronic, and computing fields and related areas […]

New Free Course: Solar Development on Brownfields & Landfills

In the past few years, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified over 80,000 brownfields and municipal solid waste landfills across the country that could be used for renewable energy facilities. There are many benefits to reusing contaminated land for renewable energy, such as greater community support, protection of open space and valuable farmland and possibly shorter project […]

How can end users truly get the most out of their solar + storage investment? – Ask an Expert Session

In the Ask an Expert series, HeatSpring instructors and industry thought leaders answer a question on the minds of the HeatSpring community. We are joined by Chris LaForge, instructor of the Designing Small Scale PV Systems with Energy Storage. 

While Chris has previously recorded his answer to this question, students in Chris’s HeatSpring courses have access […]

May 5th, 2022|Categories: Energy Storage, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Plus Storage||