Solar Trainings

Gain the knowledge and real-world skills to make a positive change in your community. Join ASES and partner HeatSpring for regularly-scheduled, professional trainings. HeatSpring works with industry experts to develop and teach top-notch curriculum and forge long-lasting relationships with leaders in the clean energy and sustainability spheres.

Trainings are available to solar and renewable energy engineers, installers, contractors, policy makers, enthusiasts and changemakers.

Find a training in your area of interest, and check back often for upcoming training dates and times.


Available Trainings

Solar Executive MBA
Access the tools, knowledge, and network you need to close solar deals, increase your bottom line, and grow your solar business.

40-Hour Advanced Solar PV Installer Training
Access 40 hours of training on advanced solar PV topics, including the National Electrical Code (NEC), design, installation, commissioning, and sales to prepare for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification exam.

Megawatt Design
Learn large-scale design & how to get projects permitted/installed faster & cheaper.

Advanced Solar + Storage
Gain a technical grasp of residential, commercial & utility-scale solar-plus-storage systems.

Microgrid Design & Implementation
Learn how to develop business model, evaluate financing options and navigate policy.

Financial Modeling for Solar PV Projects
Access tools, techniques, & formulas for modeling.

NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification Practice Exam
$30. Access a 75-question practice exam to test your knowledge and identify areas you need to focus on when studying. Next NABCEP exam takes place October 22!

Past Trainings Spring 2016

Solar Executive MBA Training
Start Date: May 23rd

Cost: $2,495
Rigorous, hands-on business training for solar professionals. Learn all of the skills to finance the commercial solar projects in your pipeline. Includes $25k worth of Excel modeling and legal documents, as well as individual feedback, and weekly conference calls.

40-Hour Advanced Solar PV Installer Training
Start Date: Anytime, On-Demand

Cost: $1,195
CEUs: 40 NABCEP Advanced Credit Hours
Advanced course for experienced solar professionals looking to study for and take the NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification exam.

Solar PV Installer Boot Camp Training + NABCEP Entry Level Exam Prep
Start Date: Anytime, On-Demand

Cost: $795
Introductory training for contractors, electricians, and professionals planning to design and install residential solar PV systems.

NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification Exam Prep
Start Date: Anytime, On-Demand
Cost: $895
CEUs: 16 NABCEP Advanced Credit Hours
This course includes a 70-question practice exam and explanation videos and is designed specifically to help participants pass the notoriously difficult NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification exam.

Solar Power 101
Start Date: June 6th

Cost: $495
CEUs: 12 AIA LU Credits
This course is designed to help professionals in the traditional energy sector make the transition to selling, delivering, and managing solar power assets. You’ll learn the business and finance side of solar, plus the technical and engineering side.