2024 Solar & Storage Conferences – Will You Be There?

After a few years with no in-person gatherings during the pandemic, solar and storage conferences have been slowly coming back in 2023 and certainly now in full force in 2024. Conferences are great because not only do they support professional development by providing top notch educational sessions including the latest industry insights, technological advancements, and […]

New Course Announcement: 30-Hour 2023 NEC PV, Energy Storage, Building and Fire Codes

Sean White and Bill Brooks are back with the new 30-Hour 2023 NEC PV, Energy Storage, Building and Fire Codes training. This course is full of all the latest insights, interpretations and comparisons of the 2023 National Electrical Code (NEC). No one makes learning technical code as much fun as Sean and Bill.

As students go […]

January 4th, 2024|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Safety, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Plus Storage||

Walking on Solar Modules – Is It Really That Bad? Let’s Take a Look!

Don’t scrape the backsheet. 

Don’t step on the panels. 

Don’t drop the panels. 

And don’t scrape up the frames. 

Aside from safety and how to properly use ratchet straps, those were some of the very first things I was taught when I started working in solar installation. Of course, accidents happen. Sometimes, you may even have to step on […]

January 3rd, 2024|Categories: Free Courses, Operations & Maintenance, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous||

What is a Single-Line Diagram?

The single line diagram, or SLD sheet, is an essential component of the electrical drawing set for a utility scale solar power plant. It’s a simplified schematic diagram that illustrates the overall electrical system from the panels all the way out to the point of interconnection. 

Tune into this excerpt from Understanding Utility Scale Solar Construction […]

December 28th, 2023|Categories: Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous, Utility-Scale Solar||

New Course Announcement: Commercial Electric Tariffs: Impacts on Solar

Incorporating commercial solar sales into your business can be an advantageous income stream for residential solar businesses looking to diversify their revenue sources. There are many opportunities in this sector as companies, non-profits, and local municipalities look to reduce their energy costs and meet clean energy goals. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) anticipates an […]