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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.

Justine Sanchez is Passionate About Moving the Solar Industry Forward

Justine Sanchez, lead instructor for “NEC 2017 & 2020 Solar + Storage Requirements”, has installed solar electric systems, served as an editor for Home Power Magazine, worked as a PV technical trainer for Solar Energy International (SEI) and served as a consultant to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

But what she loves more than anything is […]

New Class! – NEC 2017 & 2020 Solar + Storage Requirements

Check out this new short course from Justine Sanchez and the team at Mayfield Renewables: NEC 2017 & 2020 Solar + Storage Requirements is approved for 2 NABCEP Credits. It’s the first in an eight-part solar plus storage series that will drop over the next several months.

Here’s why this is so important:

Energy storage is a […]

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,” […]

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 […]