NABCEP News- Happy New Year!
Early Bird Discount Expires on January 31st, 2020
The advanced-level content presented at the annual NABCEP CE Conference, which will be held in St. Charles, MO from March 16-19, 2020, is geared toward PV industry professionals who have experience with PV installation, solar + storage, technical sales, design, O&M, or system inspection. This is the only industry event that allows NABCEP Board Certified Professionals to obtain as many as 21 hours of continuing education units needed to recertify. NABCEP Associate credential-holders may earn up to 12 hours CE hours towards renewal by attending the CE conference.  Non-certified renewable energy professionals seeking to advance their career can earn up to 18 hours towards becoming NABCEP Board Certified by attending the CE Conference.

If you're interested in sponsoring or exhibiting the event (there are a couple of spots available), please contact Sue McKeen at .

HURRY! Early Bird registration expires on January 31, 2020. Register now and save $150!
Become PWRcell-Certified to Accelerate Business

Get trained now and let Generac cultivate new solar+storage business for you! With demand for energy storage solutions booming, the 1-Day Training & Certification session gives you access to Generac’s booked and qualified appointments. 

For $100, training includes lunch and covers everything from product features and benefits of installation to commissioning and code. Attendees who complete this 8-hour course receive 5 NABCEP credits and a tech ID for priority support. Companies with certified installers will also leverage: 
  • Leads generated from a multi-million dollar national TV advertising campaign to promote the value of solar+storage 
  • Lead qualification services 
  • Pre-scheduled in-home appointments 

Given the need for solutions for resiliency, the market is ripe for integrating energy storage. Secure your spot in a city near you. 
Call for Nominations- Walt Ratterman Award
Each year at our annual Continuing Education Conference, NABCEP pays tribute to the life and spirit of Walt Ratterman with the “Walt Ratterman Award for Creative Community Energy.” Recipients of this award have done outstanding work over the past year to promote an increased quality of life through creative renewable energy projects. If you know someone who meets the criteria below, please nominate them today to be considered for this prestigious award!
2019 Solar Installer Survey
Once again, we have partnered with  EnergySage   to ensure that this survey reaches as many solar installers as possible. Everyone who takes this survey will receive an advance copy of the detailed survey results, in addition to the full report.

The results of this survey help support policymakers, journalists, and solar advocates throughout the country. We hope you'll use this opportunity to share your thoughts and ideas with them. 
Registered Training Providers Post Free Webinars on NABCEP Website
Are you a NABCEP Board Certified Professional or Associate credential holder looking for a way to get some FREE continuing education credits? Are you a NABCEP Registered Training Provider looking to find participants for your FREE webinars? NABCEP can now help people in search of free continuing education AND training providers on its website, . NABCEP hosts free training courses and webinars on its Free Training page!

NABCEP Registered Training Providers interested in offering their courses on the Free Training page are encouraged to contact NABCEP's Operations Manager, Ursula Abrams, for login info and directions. Ursula can be reached at .
Upcoming Webinar with BayWa r.e.
NABCEP and  BayWa r.e. Solar Systems  have teamed up for an educational series of webinars, articles, and podcasts . We're excited to announce that our next webinar will address PV+EV charging!

If you missed our previous webinar titled, "Debating the State of Storage in 2019," check out out by clicking the button below.
Upcoming Conferences
NABCEP and its staff will be at several different conferences over the next few months, and we invite you all to come to our booths to catch up. Here's where you can find us.
DISTRIBUTECH International, taking place in San Antonio, TX from January 28-30, is the leading annual transmission and distribution event that addresses technologies used to move electricity from the power plant through the transmission and distribution systems to the meter and inside the home.

NABCEP will be at booth #1540. Come and visit us!
Taking place in San Diego, CA from February 4-6, 2020, Intersolar North America is the premier solar event that connects innovators and decision makers in the solar + energy storage industry. NABCEP has partnered with Intersolar North America to provide advanced PV continuing education courses during the conference as well as develop the first ever Solar Games where teams will compete for the grand prize of $5,000!

Come join us at booth #1540.
Featuring best-in-class advanced PV training courses by some of the world's leading subject matter experts, the 2020 NABCEP CE Conference includes 20 hours of continuing education plus all of your meals and entertainment. This is the ideal conference for PV professionals looking for training opportunities that will have a real-world impact and give you the skills to stay ahead of your competition. Join us in St. Charles, MO from March 16-19 to remain, or even become, a leader in the field.
Don't miss out on the Solar Training Event of the Year!
Founded in 2002 as a nonprofit 501(c)(6), NABCEP delivers value for thousands of Board Certified Professionals, Associate credential holders, and renewable energy consumers & stakeholders. NABCEP's mission is “to support, and work with, the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, professionals, and stakeholders to develop and implement quality credentialing and certification programs for practitioners.”
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