Post Tagged with: "training"

Solar installer Freedom Forever takes its training mobile with EdApp

Solar installer Freedom Forever takes its training mobile with EdApp

September 15, 2020 at 9:54 am 0 comments

Freedom Forever — a pioneer of the 25-year solar energy production guarantee — is one of the fastest-growing solar contractors in the country, now with almost 30 departments and over 60 crews nationwide. They have made the Inc. 500 list for three consecutive years. All of that growth brings new territory, moreRead More

How to develop managers for your solar business (and why)

How to develop managers for your solar business (and why)

August 25, 2020 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

Managing people is a difficult but rewarding job. At our own company, EnerBank, we like to develop and promote people from within whenever possible. We spend a great deal of time developing employees at all levels, in fact, because we view them through the lens of their potential, knowing theyRead More

Interplay Learning to provide virtual reality solar training with Global Sustainable Energy Solutions

Interplay Learning to provide virtual reality solar training with Global Sustainable Energy Solutions

July 9, 2019 at 10:03 am Comments are Disabled

Interplay Learning, a provider of online training for skilled trades utilizing virtual reality (VR) and 3D simulations, formed a partnership with Global Sustainable Energy Solutions (GSES) last month to provide its solar training and education. By implementing the Virtual Reality and 3D simulations of Interplay, GSES will offer training courses suchRead More

Sustainable Planning: Inside McCarthy Building’s holistic approach to solar development

Sustainable Planning: Inside McCarthy Building’s holistic approach to solar development

June 4, 2019 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

When a $4.5 billion-a-year employee-owned solar EPC determined how to best maximize local trainee headcounts on projects, the solution not only made strong economic sense but also presented an unusual competitive edge. Indeed, McCarthy Building, based in St. Louis, has constructed a reputation of having one of the best workerRead More

CertainTeed, Solar Energy International partner on solar installer training

CertainTeed, Solar Energy International partner on solar installer training

August 2, 2018 at 3:32 pm 1 comment

CertainTeed, a leading North American brand of building materials, is expanding its partnership with Solar Energy International (SEI), a leading provider of professional training for the solar industry workforce. Starting now, two of SEI’s courses can be used to satisfy training requirements needed to participate in CertainTeed’s Solar Installer Program.Read More

Solar site inspection made easy and fun in new IREC online training video

Solar site inspection made easy and fun in new IREC online training video

May 21, 2018 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

If you think online training has to be dry and boring, think again, says the independent Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). The group launched a new online interactive video solar training for local code officials, which developers say has a “This Old House” approach. Take a look: “There is aRead More

This online solar training program looks to speed workforce development

This online solar training program looks to speed workforce development

March 21, 2018 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

Interplay Learning launched a new solar industry training program that will put training capabilities directly in the hands of trade contractors, equipment manufacturers, and field service departments. This new tool is powered by online simulation-based learning and Virtual Reality and could help overcome daily challenges hiring, training and maintaining aRead More

Boviet Solar, Spice Solar team up on solar installation vocational training

Boviet Solar, Spice Solar team up on solar installation vocational training

November 29, 2016 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Boviet Solar USA is collaborating with Spice Solar and the San Jose Conservation Corps and Charter School (SJCC&CS) to help train vocational students in solar system installation. Boviet Solar USA has donated three different types of solar panels to the SJCC, and Spice Solar is providing SJCC students with hands-onRead More

Check out this microinverter install training series from APsystems

Check out this microinverter install training series from APsystems

August 3, 2016 at 8:54 am Comments are Disabled

APsystems just launched a video series aimed at registered, professional solar installers (hey, that’s you!) to support its online training webinars, technical manuals and other support resources. The series will guide you, step by step, through a quick, hassle-free installation and setup of its YC500 microinverter. Side note, APsystems alsoRead More

NEXTracker opens solar education center for both novices and PV pros

NEXTracker opens solar education center for both novices and PV pros

July 1, 2016 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

When we visited the NEXTracker headquarters last year, it was clear the company’s big focus was on training and education. Fast forward to today, and the company has inaugurated its Center for Solar Excellence at that same headquarters in Fremont, Calif. Designed as a world class testing and proving groundRead More