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 unique marketing perspectives on solar selling & marketing tools and techniques and get a better understanding of the elements of competing in the rapidly growing commercial solar sector. NABCEP CEC Credit Hours total 6 – Non Technical: 6. NABCEP Educational Hours to Sit for the Certification Exams: 16

About the instructors: 

Lee Feliciano is President of SolarCapital LLC – a newly formed Arizona based solar development company.  Prior to launching SolarCapital, Lee served as Executive Vice-President of CarbonFree Technology, a solar energy project developer with offices in the U.S. and Canada. In 2007, Lee formed a company called SolEquity, Inc and was responsible for co-developing (with CarbonFree) the first commercial scale solar installations in Arizona that were enabled through a Solar Services Agreement (SSA). Since 2004, Lee has worked in the solar PV industry in installation, inspection, sales and marketing roles. He has served as past President of the Arizona chapter of the Solar Energy Industries Association and is a regular speaker on solar energy and finance at solar industry events and has been interviewed as a subject matter expert by numerous radio, television and newspaper reporters.

Jeff Spies – President SolarSpies and NABCEP Secretary.  Jeff worked as Director of Training and Tradeshows for the industries 2nd largest wholesale distributor (AEE Solar) from 2007 to 2010, produced 3 of the largest and highest-rated PV dealer training events in the industry, trained thousands of solar dealers with his popular web trainings, and helped build considerable brand recognition for some of the largest companies in the PV industry.  He also developed the #1 solar training website (AEE Solar’s solar training webpage was the #1 Google result for “solar training” from 2007 to 2010). Jeff also serves as Secretary for NABCEP (the industry certification agency) and is a regular speaker at major industry tradeshows including Solar Power International, InterSolar,PV America, the Midwest Renewable Energy Fair, and several of the ASES Solar Conferences.

For more information on this workshop go to the conference website at this link