Green Economy

Train for a career in solar energy or smart energy cybersecurity. New courses begin in February. Explore these options today: 

Cybersecurity in the Smart Energy Environment

With the growth of the Internet of Things, cybersecurity is a vital requirement for the safe, reliable and secure operation of these devices. Explore the purpose of cybersecurity, threats and protections. Analyze and apply cybersecurity principles in the context of Smart Energy / Distributed Energy Resources (DER). 

Course begins March 9, 2023. 

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Solar Business and Technical Sales

Focus on important technical considerations for photovoltaic sales professionals, including financial analysis and system financing. Through insightful presentations and instruction from experts working in the field, the course covers technical details needed to assess potential residential PV sites and to create and present accurate sales proposals. This course is geared toward students who are interested in, or who already are working in, the business or sales side of the residential PV industry and are looking to improve their knowledge and sales techniques or are working toward the NABCEP PV Technical Sales Certification. 

Course begins April 4, 2023.

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Solar Photovoltaic Associate Certification PrepÔÇ»

Prepare for the NABCEP Associate Exam, an industry-recognized credential for solar professionals. Explore photovoltaic applications, safety, electricity basics, solar energy, system components, as well as photovoltaic systems electrical and mechanical design. Examine key topics for certification preparation and gain an in-depth introduction to the field of solar energy. 

Course begins February 7, 2023.

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Last Updated: 3/10/23