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About this course

Dr. Sean White and DroneDeploy team up to help solar companies win.

DroneDeploy is used by the largest solar energy companies around the world to install and inspect residential and commercial solar panels. Dr. Sean White is one of the best solar trainers in the world. Together they have created a resource to describe why and how top solar companies are using drones.

This free course is broken into two sections:

  1. How Drone Data Helps Solar Companies with Dr. Sean White
  2. How to Get a Roof Report with Matt Lyon from DroneDeploy

NOTE: DroneDeploy integrates nicely with Scanifly, which has created some other great free drone courses that are available here: More free drone courses

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Course outline

2 modules • 9 assignments • 38 minutes of video lectures

Module 1 • 1 assignments
An Introduction to Drones for Solar from HeatSpring's Sean White

  • Drones For Solar (24:37 minutes)
Module 2 • 2 assignments
Capturing Data & Generating Roof Reports Using DroneDeploy

  • Capturing Data & Generating Roof Reports Using DroneDeploy (13:56 minutes)
  • Try DroneDeploy for Free (14-day free trial)


  • Matt Lyon

    Enterprise Services Manager, DroneDeploy
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    Matt is an Enterprise Services Manager with DroneDeploy and specializes in teaching pilots of all skill levels how to fly and operate the DroneDeploy platform. His engineering background and extensive experience in operations in the drone industry since 2015 has allowed him the opportunity to standardize fight and capture operations across many different industries and... Learn more

  • Sean White

    2014 IREC Trainer of the Year, HeatSpring / White House Energy Inc. / Sean White Solar / Norcal Solar
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    Sean White was the 2014 Interstate Renewable Energy Council Trainer of the Year. He is an IREC Certified Solar PV Master Trainer and has authored several books on solar. He contributed to the development of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Job Task Analysis and has been a member of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Technical Committee. Sean is a... Learn more

Frequently asked questions

How does this course work?
This is a free course. Enroll today and get access to all of the materials instantly. The lecture video and other materials are available any time.
How long do I have access to the materials?
For free courses there is no guarantee for how long the course materials will be available.
Is there a certificate of completion?
Certificates of completion are only provided to HeatSpring Membership subscribers. This course has not been approved by any credentialing organizations (NABCEP, AIA, USGBC etc) for Continuing Education Credits (CEUs). This course is for self education purposes only and completion does not indicate a level of professional expertise or credential.
Can I register multiple people?
Yes, this is a free course so you can share this page with other people from your group.


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