Category: announcements

Solar Power International is hosting a 2 day workshop on solar business and finance as part of it’s conference workshop program.  ”Understanding Solar Business and Financefeatures 2 of the industries most experienced and compelling speakers.

Jeff Spies – President of SolarSpies and Secretary for NABCEP will join forces with Lee Feliciano – President of SolarCapital LLC to conduct a 2 day training workshop outlines the best practices that help successful solar businesses succeed and identifies the potholes that swallow many solar business alive.

This powerful program will help contractors, finance, and business professionals understand the fast paced solar PV market and learn the key steps to succeeding in an increasingly competitive field. Gain insights on the practices and programs used by successful solar contractors to outlast the competition and stay profitable. Attendees will gain View Full Article »

The NABCEP PV Technical Sales Certification Resource Guide is finally available for download at this link.  This guide will assist those that plan to sit for the  new NABCEP PV Technical Sales Certification and it also serves as a helpful resource for anyone interested in understanding the solar selling process.

NABCEP has announced that the application to sit for the PV Technical Sales Certification Exam is now available online at

This certification will help solar sales professionals elevate their standing with employers, customers, and industry peers.  

The resource guide to assist applicants in their preparation should be available by Nov 20.  For more information, check this link

October 7, 2010 – White River Junction, VT

groSolar, the nation’s premier provider of solar energy solutions and a leading installation company in North America, announced today the launch of its new “groSolar Dealer Training Program.” The program will feature training from Jeff Spies, president of SolarSpies, and will offer web training starting in October and regional workshops starting December 2010.

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Solar Energy International has opened registration for it new PV206 Solar Business and Technical Sales online course.

PV 206 Solar Business and Technical Sales is for those currently working in the solar industry or hoping to work in solar sales. Through insightful presentations and instruction from working experts in the field, SEI’s PV206 Solar Business and Technical Sales course covers marketing and sales techniques you will need to be successful.
Concepts discussed in detail include: customer qualification, solar site analysis, creating conceptual design proposals, system costing, incentives and rebates, cost-benefit analyses, financing options, and the non-financial benefits of photovoltaic systems.

Click this link to register or for more information