Webinars

Solar Builder webinars focus on solar PV installation and service education, detailed solar technology insight and business advice for solar installers. Attend live, or revisit the recordings at any time. Registration is always free.

Upcoming Webinars

Date: Wednesday, April 24 at 2pm EDT

Sponsored by Terrasmart

Terrasmart

From CapEx to OpEx: How to build Profitable Solar Tracker Projects

The path to maximizing long-term revenue begins with understanding how terrain, topography, weather, and technology impact CapEx and OpEx.

Join this online webinar to learn how smart decision-making up front can reduce capital and operating expenses while driving a higher ROI. Leading solar experts—Chase Anderson, John Goetz, and Ashton Vandemark—will answer your questions during the live Q&A session.

Durin this webinar we’ll dive into:

  • Understanding terrain and refusal challenges and how to overcome them
  • How to significantly reduce grading costs 
  • Why smart technology is key to faster and more predictable O&M 

Date: Thursday, May 9 at 2pm EDT

Sponsored by Panasonic Eco Solutions

Panasonic

Empowering Installers with Cutting-Edge EVERVOLT Home Storage Solutions

Join us for an exciting webinar diving deep into the world of EVERVOLT Energy Storage Systems (ESS) technology:

  • Deep dive into EVERVOLT Energy Storage Systems (ESS) technology, exploring advanced functionalities and applications
  • Differentiation strategies: Learn how to set yourself apart by offering smart load control solutions
  • Gain practical knowledge and techniques to elevate your installations and meet client demands effectively
  • Attending this training will allow you to get certified and start offering EVERVOLT solutions to customers and grow your business

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Archived / On-Demand Webinars

Date: on-demand through 3-13, 2025

Sponsored by GoodWe

GOODWE

GoodWe’s NEW UL RESIDENTIAL ESS and COMMERCIAL SOLUTIONS (480V-208V)

This webinar will present the GoodWe company, as a leading global inverter manufacturer, and its complete energy storage products with the new C&I three phase 480V and 208V inverters, made for the US market. Sollega will feature their UL3741 certified racking solutions that simplify commercial rooftop installations and the OpenSolar team will demonstrate how residential and commercial rooftop solutions can be designed and proposals made easily.


Date: on-demand through 10-26, 2024

Sponsored by Savant

Savant

Savant Power: Whole Home Energy Management

Innovative and trusted smart power solutions from Savant help solar installers and builders upgrade their customers into a more complete, convenient, and energy efficient smart home or building.

Join Savant and the Solar Builder team for a discussion around whole-home energy solutions, including the scalable Savant Power Storage 20, an integrated inverter and LFP battery system equipped with award-winning intelligent software that optimizes all power sources and extends their efficiency with flexible load management.

Learn how to make your battery storage run longer in an outage, and the value of managing both production and consumption in the Savant app.


Date: on-demand through 10-3, 2024

Sponsored by Panasonic

panasonic

Empowering Homes with EVERVOLT Solar & Energy Storage Systems

Learn about the newest generation of the EVERVOLT® Home Battery Systems supports both DC and AC coupling. This battery system is a fully integrated solution that combines a hybrid inverter, a lithium-ion battery and the new EVERVOLT® SmartBox, an all-in-one home energy management device. Featuring a compact design, this newest generation of battery system can be installed indoors or outdoors and mounted to the floor or wall. Up to four batteries can be stacked to a single SmartBox to provide up to 30kW of power and 72kWh of usable energy, meeting even the heaviest demands.

Agenda

  • Residential solar & energy storage market overview
  • New EVERVOLT Home Battery System key features & specifications
  • Planning for install and system configurations
  • Home energy management

Date: on-demand through 8-23, 2024

Sponsored by Solis

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A Close Look at Solis Inverters’ Cutting-Edge Features

Solis is leading the way in innovation with their flexible and efficient PV inverter and energy storage solutions. New cutting-edge features make PV and energy storage system design, installation, and O&M easier than ever to meet the needs of the ever-evolving solar market in California and across North America.

You’ll learn:

  • How to provide your customers with a whole-home backup solution that is both versatile and affordable
  • How commercial PV string inverters and battery storage can generate better IRR for customers looking for Peak Shaving and TOU solutions.
  • How the latest PV string inverter technologies pair with new rapid shutdown, module-level monitoring, and optimization devices to boost performance and customer value
  • About new commercial and utility-scale inverters with the flexibility to operate efficiently at both new sites and older sites that need repowering
  • Advanced PV system monitoring and remote control with plug-and-play communication devices and the SolisCloud monitoring platform 

Date: on-demand through 7-13-2024

Sponsored by Aurora Solar

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How to qualify a project site in 20 mins using HelioScope

Time is too valuable to spend on project sites that simply aren’t a good for solar. Join us to discover how cutting-edge LIDAR technology and modeling services are revolutionizing solar design, streamlining design processes, and optimizing efficiency.

You’ll learn how you can:

  • Optimize your commercial design process
  • Expedite your C&I workflow with on-demand access to trained experts
  • Speed up your design to sales handoff

Date: on-demand through 6-12-2024

Sponsored by Aurora Solar

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How to to sell more energy storage

82% of solar installers are noticing an increased interest in storage from homeowners. Whether it’s for EV charging, taking advantage of TOU rates, or just peace-of-mind, storage is exploding in interest…but that doesn’t necessarily mean sales.

In this webinar, Aurora Solar will share how to position storage effectively when pitching it in your sales proposals. They’ll explain how to vary your pitch based on the homeowner’s needs and they’ll do a live demo of Aurora’s new advanced storage modeling.

You’ll learn how you can:

  • Quickly figure out whether a homeowner is a good candidate for storage
  • How to position storage based on the homeowner’s needs
  • How to model both storage backup and consumption in Aurora