Inspection and O&M for residential, commercial, and utility-scale solar pv systems.

Strategies to Succeed in Clean Energy Business Development

With the clean energy deployment moving faster than ever, relatively new companies as well as new solar professionals are coming in droves to support the transition. 

With each new solar system on the grid, technicians and system owners must be able to monitor and control the solar assets. That’s where Wattch, a relatively new software as […]

New Bundle Announcement: Residential Solar Service Technician Training Package

The need for experienced and knowledgeable solar service technicians is growing quickly to keep pace with residential solar deployment. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the residential solar market experienced its 6th consecutive record year in 2022, growing 40% over 2021 with 5.9 GW installed. That is a whole lot of residential solar […]

September 6th, 2023|Categories: NABCEP, Operations & Maintenance, Safety, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous||

Drone Pilot Course Now Free with HeatSpring Membership

Starting today, for a limited time, the Drone Pilot Boot Camp is free for HeatSpring Members. 

The Drone Pilot Boot Camp is different from every other drone course because it combines several key experiences you need to really do the job. Here’s what happens in the course:

Get your FAA Part 107 license

Did you know that it’s […]

August 30th, 2023|Categories: Drones, HeatSpring for Teams, Operations & Maintenance, Solar miscellaneous||

Leadership in Utility-Scale Solar Construction

I want to share some interesting stats about jobs in utility-scale solar, from IREC’s Annual Solar Job Census, which they’ve just published in July 2023:

65% of all solar jobs are doing installation & project development work, and about half of those jobs are on bigger projects: commercial and utility-scale solar.

97% of solar companies say […]

The Importance of Quality Management on Utility Scale Solar Sites

Early in my career, before I switched into Project Management, I had the opportunity to lead the Quality department for a leading US-based EPC company – DEPCOM Power. Prior to this, I’d not seen myself as a Quality guy – my background is in Mechanical Engineering, I’d fallen into the Construction world almost by accident, […]