NABCEP Certification Updates and Details

In this article, Dr. Sean White, IREC Energy Council 2014 Trainer of the Year and ISPQ Certified Solar PV Master Trainer at HeatSpring, outlines important details about NABCEP certification, including recent updates and additions to the Entry Level Program.
Important Takeaways:

NABCEP certification is the only way industry professionals can differentiate themselves from non-professionals.
The NABCEP […]

Solar Women Summer Series: Commercial Project Design and Engineering

Shannon Ware is a Commercial Project Design Engineer and NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional at Microgrid Energy, LLC. She is also Certified in Shade Analysis, is a DOE Home Energy Score Qualified Assessor and has completed Energy Technician Training in addition to her professional experience. Ware is owner of Photergy Energy Services in St. Louis and has […]

Christopher LaForge: Battery Capacity – The Basis of Storage

The article below was written by Christopher LaForge, NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional and IREC Certified Master Trainer. Christopher LaForge teaches Batteries in Solar PV Systems, a 6-week course that provides in-depth analysis of the issues surrounding the use of batteries for PV applications. The course covers battery design, specification, use, maintenance and concludes with a capstone project where […]

Get Ahead of the Curve in the Solar Industry

The solar industry in the U.S. is growing at a breakneck pace. A recent report by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association states that, for the first time in well over a decade, the U.S. is expected to install “more solar capacity than world leader Germany.” The report explains that the growth is […]

Why Get NABCEP Certified?

Is getting NABCEP Certified worth it?  It’s the only game in town in the solar industry, but it’s not really required – it’s not a license.  People ask me whether it’s worth it all the time and I don’t really know…is it worth it to go to college?  Peter Thiel doesn’t think so.

Since I’m not […]

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