1-Day Solar Business Basics

1-Day Solar Business Basics

Event Date(s): 
Organized/Hosted by: 
NC Solar Center at NC State University


McKimmon Center at NCSU (or online)
1101 Gorman St.
North Carolina
United States

For More Information:

(919) 624-3061

This one day course introduces participants to the heart of PV market success. The NC Solar Center’s maintains the Database of State Incentives for Renewable energy (DSIRE) for the entire nation. DSIRE is the “go to” resource for all renewable energy policy and incentives driving their respective markets. During the first half of this one day course, our in-house DSIRE staff lecture on local, utility, state and federal policy and incentives fostering PV implementation. The second portion of the course illustrates the use of a comprehensive, internally developed, financial modeling calculator.

Learning Objectives:

Understand PV incentives and policies
Navigate the DSIRE website to search for specific policies or incentives
Identify Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards(REPS) and understand significance
Identify Renewable Energy Credits (RECS) and understand significance
Understand modified accelerated cost recovery systems(MACRS) or federal depreciation
Understand payback models
Understand why solar is a good investment vehicle
Input PV project variables into financial calculator
Interpret financial calculator models and graphs for clients

Trainings, Workshops, Courses and Seminars
Betsy McCorkle & others
Course Instructor Credentials:

-Course instructor credentials not provided-

Training Provider Credentials: 
ISPQ Training Program Accreditation
Registered provider of the NABCEP Entry-Level PV Exam
Course Hours Count Toward:

-Course hours accreditation not provided-


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