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2020 NABCEP Continuing Education Conference Registration Now Open
The advanced-level content presented at the annual NABCEP CE Conference 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. Noncertified 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, please contact Sue McKeen at smckeen@nabcep.org .

HURRY! Early Bird registration expires on January 31, 2020. Register now and save $150!
Call for Presentations at the 2020 NABCEP CE Conference
NABCEP announces its Call for Presentations for the  2020 NABCEP Continuing Education Conference  in St. Louis, MO. You are invited to submit a presentation proposal for a 2-hour Panel Session during the CE Conference. Panels are composed of 3-4 subject matter experts, and presenters must agree to moderate their proposed Panel Session during the CE Conference. Submissions are due by November 1st, 2019.

Requested Topic Categories
NABCEP’s CE Conference has always evolved in response to new challenges, opportunities, and technical improvements in the PV industry. These categories set a new standard for field applications and solutions that will shape the future of the industry while helping us create a dynamic program related to improving quality in the field. Below are the requested topic categories:

  • Battery storage
  • Pairing Solar with EV Charging
  • Quality Management for PV Installations
  • PV Operations & Maintenance
  • PV Design Platforms
  • Rapid Shutdown for Commercial/Residential PV Systems
  • Recycling PV Modules
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Bifacial Modules
  • Microgrids
  • Innovation in the Industry

If you have any questions or you want to submit a presentation proposal, email Dan Pickel at dpickel@nabcep.org .
Upcoming Webinar with BayWa r.e.
Debating the State of Storage in 2019 - Webinar
Date: October 9th, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM EST

The Debate:
  • Are consumers catching on? If so, what is motivating them to add storage to their project?
  • Are solar contractors well-prepared and well-positioned to sell and install this technology?
  • What is it going to take to get full-scale adoption?
  • What are the roadblocks contractors face? From the product standpoint, the utility, the consumer?
  • What impact will California’s Title 24 have on storage adoption, if any?
  • What tools should solar contractors have to be ready for the storage boom?
 
Our panelists will debate these, and other important storage questions, in the first installment of a new educational series from BayWa r.e. and NABCEP.
Join NABCEP at SPI in Salt Lake City, UT
Join the largest gathering of industry experts, leaders, and professionals from the solar, energy storage, smart energy, microgrid solutions, distributed wind, geothermal, and EV infrastructure industry for four days of networking and thought leadership at SPI, ESI, and North America Smart Energy Week from September 23-26, in Salt Lake City, UT. With more than 100 professional development opportunities including market insights, community solar, and customer acquisition topics and 750+ exhibiting companies, this is the only event you need to attend to grow your business in the U.S. market.

NABCEP Board Certified Professionals take 15% off your Full Conference Registration. Discount is only eligible if you are not a SEIA (national) or SEPA member.

For the 15% off Discount Code, please email Sue McKeen at  smckeen@nabcep.org

NABCEP will be at booth 339, so please stop by to see us!
HOMER International Microgrid Conference
Join NABCEP at the 7th HOMER International Microgrid Conference on October 7-9, 2019, Cambridge, MA. Learn about distributed generation for C&I customers, energy access in developing countries, campus microgrids, and improved energy resilience. Engineers, distributed energy developers, utilities, equipment manufacturers, and policymakers will share case studies from around the world. Learn to design microgrids with the HOMER software Oct 9th.

To take advantage of the  $200 discount  for regular attendees' or the  $100 discount  for government / non-profit employees affiliated with NABCEP, use:  OSGP2019
About NABCEP
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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