In the Ask an Expert series, HeatSpring instructors and industry thought leaders answer a question on the minds of the HeatSpring community. This session, we are joined by Kerim Baran, instructor for the Solar Entrepreneurship course. He answers the question – what is the biggest opportunity for solar entrepreneurs? To check out their response, tune into the video or […]
The reason that Kerim Baran is my co-instructor for the Solar Entrepreneurship class – the reason that I always come to him with solar startup questions – is because he did it. He started a business in the solar industry. Sold it to CED Greentech and now he’s an investor and startup advisor.
So my […]
Kerim Baran and I teach HeatSpring’s Solar Entrepreneurship course. About fifty students have enrolled since we launched in April, and periodically we do live ‘office hours’ with guests. This is a conversation we had with Luis Troccoli and Tim Hettermann from Palmetto about their Build+ program for solar entrepreneurs.
Jump right to 4:30 if you want […]
The U.S. has 1 million untapped solar entrepreneurs, says Kerim Baran, instructor of HeatSpring’s Solar Entrepreneurship course.
Right now, the U.S. has about 10,000 active solar installers and 1 million electricians. Many of these electricians aren’t aware that they can easily become solar installers, says Baran, an engineer who has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) […]
Ever think about starting a solar business?
The solar industry is growing and creating a lot of jobs. Some of those jobs will be at new firms – startups – founded by people like you. Smart people who see a need in the market and fill it.
“Solar Entrepreneurship” is a course for entrepreneurs at any stage. […]