Why Will Net Metering Dissolve? What Should Residential Solar Pros Do?

Hawaii has officially abolished net metering (NEM) and switched to a different metric for compensating consumers for their non-firm energy… so what is the industry to do?

If you are in the residential solar field today, changes are coming to your neighborhood very soon. Be prepared for how your business will be forced to adapt, as this could […]

Download HeatSpring’s FREE Women in Solar Energy Career Guide!

Three months and 24 interviews later, HeatSpring and RenewableEnergyWorld.com’s Solar Women Summer Series has finally come to a close!
NOW, you can download our FREE Women in Solar Energy Career Guide today.

This free guide is intended to introduce women to career opportunities in the solar industry and help them navigate the lingo of solar professionals.
In this guide, we’ve […]

Economic Modeling Basics for A Solar Project

Happening on the  Solar Executive MBA Discussion Board…
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Construction Debt/Loans, SRECs & Purchasing vs. Leasing a Site
Student 1:

1. What is the difference between project debt and the construction loan?
2. What is SREC and Single SREC?
3. If the site is purchased and not leased, would one discount the purchase price with the same hurdle rate as the Customer NPV […]

Solar Women Summer Series: Silicor CEO & WiSE Award Winner Terry Jester

We met Terry Jester, CEO of Silicor Materials, at the WiSE Luncheon during the ASES Solar 2015 Conference at Penn State. She spoke with us about her role as CEO, the benefits of solar silicon, Silicor’s Icelandic expansion and her advice for success in the field.
 

Tell us your story… how did you get involved in […]

HeatSpring Solar Alumnae: From Courses to Consultants & CEOs!

This Solar Women Summer Series interview features two HeatSpring Solar course alumnae, Karma Edwards and Shelley Cohen.
Karma Edwards (left), MBA, LEED AP is an independent consultant for Energy Engineering and Business Development. Karma completed our Solar PV Installer Boot Camp Training.

Shelley Cohen (right) is the CEO and Co-Founder of Alpha Solar Group. Shelley completed our Solar Executive […]