Solar panels, solar electric, solar photovoltaic, solar PV
New Course: 10-Hour Energy Storage 2020 NEC
When you need ten NABCEP hours, you want ten NABCEP hours. Not eighteen or twenty or thirty or forty or fifty-eight. Ten.
You asked and Sean White listened – the result is his new “10-Hour Energy Storage 2020 NEC” class. It’s a concentrated version of his very popular, longer courses focusing on energy storage systems and […]
When, Where, and How Can I Take the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification Exam?
As you may have heard, the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) has changed the options for taking their PV Installation Professional certification exam. In past years, the exam was offered twice a year (April and October) at various testing locations around the United States. A computer-based option was not offered.
This year, NABCEP […]
Shading Losses for PV Systems, and Techniques to Mitigate Them
This article was originally published on Aurora Solar’s Blog
Since PV systems generate electricity based on the amount of sunlight they are receiving, it makes sense that when a shadow is cast on a panel, from either a passing cloud or nearby tree, the power output decreases. However, the decrease in power is a lot worse […]
Infrared Imaging & The Future of Solar PV: A 30 Year Industry Veteran Reflects
Dr. James rand is a 30-year solar veteran, president of Core Energy Works, a HeatSpring expert instructor AND a Sustainable Scholar. He spoke with us about his professional journey, how the industry has changed, his HeatSpring courses and the future of solar PV.
Why do you care about sustainability? What drives you to continue your work in this field?
Developing Your Solar Project: Research, Permits & Market Opportunities
Chris Lord and Keith Cronin discuss property records, attractive solar markets and permitting processes on the Solar Executive MBA Training discussion board.
It’s often helpful to work with a county clerk when determining which property records you’ll need
Solar market attractiveness is dependent on factors like ease of access, stability of incentives and access to capital