December 2015-January 2016

Attend the 2015 NABCEP Continuing Education Conference

Early Bird Registration ends JANUARY 29, 2016! This event has sold out every year so secure your registration today!

Confirmed 2016 Exhibitors: 
Mitsubishi Electric                                Roof Tech, Inc.
Rolls Battery Engineering                    DPW Solar
ABB                                                          S-5!
Quick Mount PV                                    SolarEdge  
Schneider Electric-Solar Business      SunModo Corp. 
Unirac                                                      Aurora Solar 
Yaskawa-Solectria Solar                      Midnite Solar, Inc.
Morningstar Corporation                    Folsom Labs, Inc.
Magnum Energy                                    Interplay Learning
Trojan Battery Company                     Burndy, LLC
IronRidge Inc.                                        Microgrid
Solar Roof Hook                                    Sonnenbatterie, Inc.
Stion                                                        Fronius USA
ISA Corporation                                    Aquion Energy

2016 Panel Session Topics:
C&I Energy Storage and Demand Responses
Code Compliant Interconnections
Community Solar and Virtual Net-Metering Project Opportunities
Customer Acquisition & Business Development Tools and Strategies
Effective Sales Techniques
Energy Storage Options
Finance Options
Grounding and UL2703
Managing Worker Safety
Micro-Electronics Options
Microgrids and Advanced Inverter Functionality
Multi-MW & 1000V System Design
Rapid Shutdown Requirements and Solutions
Roofing Topics for Solar Professionals
System Design Tool Options
Utility Rate Structures Impact on Solar Business and System Designs

NABCEP Announces New Board of Directors Member
We are pleased to announce that Rebekah Hren has been elected to the NABCEP Board of Directors. Rebekah is a North Carolina licensed electrical contractor, NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installation Professional, and PV instructor and curriculum developer for Solar Energy International and the NC Clean Energy Technology Center.

Rebekah commented on her recent election, "I'm excited to be in a position to help further the mission of NABCEP - in particular our shared commitment to quality renewable energy installations and to worker safety. I care deeply about the success of the people and the companies that make up the solar energy industry, and joining the NABCEP Board of Directors allows me to put my expertise in solar energy to work in direct support of the industry."  
The NABCEP Board and staff are looking forward to working with Rebekah in her new capacity.

NABCEP Congratulates Newly Accredited Companies:
Apex Solar Power and
Solar-Ray, Inc.

NABCEP is very pleased to announce that Apex Solar Power of Glens Falls, New York and Solar-Ray Inc. of Orlando, Florida have achieved NABCEP Company Accreditation.These companies are the first in their states to achieve this credential. 

To earn this accreditation, the PV installation companies had to undergo a thorough and rigorous application and review process that included the submission of procedures and policies and an independent, third party inspections of previously installed systems. 

The core elements of NABCEP Company Accreditation include: employment of NABCEP certified installation and technical sales personnel, documented and consistent policies and programs as they relate to the operations of the company, ongoing worker training program(s), and a strong focus on worker safety. 

Highlighted Certificant Benefit

NABCEP has collaborated with ProSight Specialty Insurance to promote certification by offering premium insurance credits to qualified solar installation companies that have achieved NABCEP Company Accreditation or have Certified Professionals on staff.

Click Here for a full list of certificant benefits. 

Do you have an exclusive benefit to offer our certificants? Email  us at: [email protected]
Save the Dates!
Where: Boston, MA
When: February 24-25

 Solar Asset Management North America
Where: San Francisco, CA
When: March 16-17

Where: San Diego, CA
When: April 4-6 
NABCEP Congratulates New Certified Professionals

The results of the October 24, 2015 Certification Exams were released via postal mail on December 10, 2015. 

NABCEP is proud to announce the addition of 184 PV Installation, PV Technical Sales, and Solar Heating Installer Professionals.

The NABCEP staff and Board of Directors would like to extend congratulations to our new NABCEP Certified Professionals. We hope it proves to be a valuable tool  in your professional development for years to come.
Apply for NABCEP Certification!

Key Dates for Spring 2016 

Application Deadline: January 29, 2016

Exam Date:
April 16, 2016

Click here for more information on how to apply for certification.

Featured Jobs of the Month

NABCEP now offers a Career Center!
Below are just a few employment opportunities that are available on our website.

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