With a Mission of Boosting Solar + Storage, Chris Brown Makes his Mark

In the 1990s, when Chris Brown was in high school, concerns about global warming sparked his interest in renewable energy.

He knew that climate disasters were in his future. “And I was convinced that it was inevitable that we’d  deplete readily available fossil fuel resources and would need to adopt other sources of energy.” 

Teaching Solar + […]

April 12th, 2021|Categories: Clean Energy Policy, Energy Storage, Megawatt Design, Solar, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Plus Storage||

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 […]

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 […]

Achieving High Quality Workmanship on a Utility-Scale Solar Construction Site

Earlier in my career before I switched into Project Management, I was given an opportunity to lead the Quality department for a leading US based EPC. I’d never seen myself as a QC guy – my background is in Mechanical Engineering, I’d fallen into the Construction world almost by accident, and by a series of […]

January 19th, 2021|Categories: Megawatt Design, Solar, Solar Business Growth, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous||