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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.

New Course: 10-Hour Energy Storage 2020 NEC

When you need ten NABCEP hours, you want ten NABCEP hours. Not eighteen or twenty or thirty or forty or fifty-eight. Ten.

You asked and Sean White listened – the result is his new “10-Hour Energy Storage 2020 NEC” class. It’s a concentrated version of his very popular, longer courses focusing on energy storage systems and […]

December 1st, 2021|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Plus Storage|Tags: , , |

HeatSpring is the Official PVA Training Provider at the 2022 NABCEP Conference

This year’s NABCEP Conference was so much fun we can’t wait to do it again. HeatSpring has been named the official PVA training provider for the 2022 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 […]

How to get your NABCEP PV System Inspector (PVSI) Certification

The NABCEP PV System Inspector (PVSI) Board Certification recognizes the advanced experience and skill of inspecting residential and commercial photovoltaic systems. This Board Certification is for those who are highly knowledgeable of PV systems, applicable codes and ordinances, and assessing the safety and operation of PV systems.

PV EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PVSI

There are no specific […]

November 8th, 2021|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Solar miscellaneous, Women in Solar Energy|Tags: , , |

How to get your NABCEP PV Commissioning and Maintenance Specialist (PVCMS) Certification

The PV Commissioning & Maintenance Specialist (PVCMS) Board Certification highlights your expertise in the areas of operations, maintenance and commissioning. It spotlights your ability to apply verification protocols, critically analyze systems, and implement preventive and corrective maintenance procedures for PV systems.

PV EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PVCMS

A minimum of twenty-four (24) prescribed hours of advanced training […]

November 1st, 2021|Categories: Certification, NABCEP|Tags: , , , |

Earn NABCEP Credits, Learn Solar PV Basics for Free

“Introduction to Solar PV Design, Installation and Code” is the most popular free course we’ve ever offered. Almost 7,000 people have taken it. Recently we began the ongoing process of updating the course and took the additional step of getting it approved for 3.5 NABCEP CEUs.

So now you can earn NABCEP credits and learn the […]

October 27th, 2021|Categories: Certification, Free Courses, NABCEP, Solar miscellaneous|Tags: , , |