Troubleshooting a String Inverter

Functioning inverters are absolutely key to a successfully operating residential solar system. In the event there’s an issue with the string inverter onsite, the system downtime means the homeowner can’t use any of their own solar energy during that period. Getting your customer’s string inverter operational again as quickly as possible minizines their losses and […]

November 15th, 2023|Categories: Operations & Maintenance, Safety, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous||

The Ultimate Guide to the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification

NABCEP’s PV Installation Professional (PVIP) Certification is considered the gold standard for solar PV professionals. It’s intended for folks who have been in the industry for a while and find themselves often (if not always) in a decision-making role that ensures the quality and serviceability of solar installations. 

Recognized and demanded by organizations worldwide, the PVIP […]

Help Your Team Get a Foundation in Solar with this Free Bundle of Courses to Onboard New Installers

Residential solar saw its biggest year in 2022 with 40% growth in installations and the residential market adding 9,500 jobs, according to the Solar Jobs Census 2022. The long-term demand for skilled residential solar installers is expected to grow as the world transitions away from fossil fuel generation to clean energy. As your company builds […]

Pathways to Solar: Jan’s Journey to Leading Installs

Employment of solar photovoltaic installers is projected to grow 22 percent from 2022 to 2032, much faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statics. To meet this surge in demand, the industry will need to attract and retain many more solar installers and electricians. 

In this short interview excerpt, […]

October 30th, 2023|Categories: Free Courses, Q+A, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous, Women in Solar Energy||

Battery Capacity Basics for Solar and Storage

When choosing the right energy storage device, we must consider what we are doing with them, where we will put them, how much we will work on them, and how long we want them to last.

Of course, all of these factors will be affected by budget. Batteries are like (oh no, here comes the fine wine […]

October 26th, 2023|Categories: Free Courses, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Plus Storage||