Fundamentals: Air Source Heat Pumps
This course will provide an overview of the mechanics of this alternative heating system, as well as discuss the advantages and disadvantages of installation, capabilities, and control.
by Michael Simons
Designing Utility-Scale Solar with PVComplete
Free utility-scale solar design course presented by the creators of PVComplete software.
by Olivia McShea
Photovoltaic Systems and the 2014 National Electric Code (NEC)
Solar expert Sean White covers the 2014 NEC in this short self-serve course
by Sean White
BARD FACTORY TRAINING FOR WALL-MOUNT A/C & HEAT PUMPS
This course is focused on the NEW 11EER Single and Two-Stage Wall-Mount Air Conditioning and Heat Pump units. However, the material provided in this training applies to All Bard equipment.
by Rick Downie
Selling the Sun
Solar is becoming more and more appealing as the technology improves and its prices drop. However, because most of the savings aren’t seen immediately, it can be tricky to sell such an investment to customers who don’t have a clear picture of the long...
by Michael Simons
Getting Solar for Non-Profits, Government and other Non-Taxpayers - WEBINAR
A conversation on how to make renewables affordable for non-taxpayers in a world where Federal subsidies favor tax payers.
by Chris Lord
Future-proofing Solar PV savings with Energy Storage
This course covers an overview of the "future-proofing solar savings" concept. The changes being proposed and implemented depend on state and utility territory, but the one general commodity that most share is that they typically erode the savings
by Adam Gerza
Mastering Commercial Solar Finance
This course includes hours of expert-led videos, advice from a $20MM solar tax equity investor, non-profit solar financing/PPA best practices and much more!
by Chris Lord and 1 other
Unirac's Faster Solar Design with Online Tools
What are the best online software tools for solar designers? This free solar design course was created by Unirac to help solar designers work more quickly and confidently.
by Tristen Foley
Hybrid PV-Diesel Energy Systems Planning for Beginners
This short course provides a quick recap of Solar PV basics and then walk you through the main planning steps of a Diesel - PV hybrid system.
by Mathy Mpassy Isinki
Economic Optimization of Hybrid Renewable Microgrids Using HOMER Pro
This free course shows you how to use HOMER software to simulate microgrid performance. A free 30-day trial of HOMER software and a walk-through of several real examples is also included.
by John Glassmire
Footprint Project Volunteer Training - Solar Smart Hands (Module 2)
by Riley Neugebauer and 1 other
Solar Career Pathways
Learn about the various career pathways within the solar industry. Hear from real people working solar jobs
by Brit Heller
5 Things You Should Know About Silicon PV Panels
In this free course, Dr. James Rand discusses the 5 things you should know about silicon PV panels.
by Dr. James Rand
Energy Grid of the Future
Grid of the Future pilot program, which offered Maine homeowners a discount on smart appliances (heat pumps, water heaters, smart EV chargers, and batteries) in exchange for aggregated remote control of those devices as a Virtual Peaker power plant
by Fortunat Mueller
Renewable Energy for the Developing World
Ian Woofenden has been consulting, teaching, and leading projects in Central America and the Caribbean for more than a decade, and shares his first-hand experience with seven renewable energy technologies in the "developing world."
by Ian Woofenden
Drones, 3D Mapping and LiDAR in Solar
This free drone course was developed in partnership with Scanifly software to help solar companies understand the opportunity that drones represent for their business.
by John Novak and 1 other
Resilient Community Microgrids: An Introduction
Microgrid Institute Director Michael Burr provides a comprehensive introduction to how community microgrids work, what problems they can solve, and how market trends are driving microgrid development.
by Michael Burr
California C&I Energy Storage Market - State of the Union
This course explores the dynamics influencing the California C&I solar + storage market in 2022. We reviewed the headwinds and tailwinds we’re seeing in the market today, drawing from data that we’ve compiled from internal and external sources.
by Adam Gerza