A well-informed, highly skilled workforce entices companies to come to our state and create jobs for our citizens. Our training programs have helped individuals get the training and credentials they need to hit the ground running in this industry. We have also trained many of North Carolina’s collegiate instructors who, in turn, offer local training programs that are affordable and accessible to others in their communities.
The NABCEP Registered training program strives to provide comprehensive, high-quality classroom and hands-on learning in technology, policy and business topics to grow a sustainable and robust renewable energy and energy efficiency industry in North Carolina and beyond.
We offer online and in-person workshops and programs that range from short, certificate classes to our in-depth Renewable Energy Technologies Diploma Series. These programs cover the technical and financial side of clean energy. We also work with educational institutions and companies directly to create training programs that are specific to their needs and schedules.
Join us in dispelling misconceptions in the solar industry as it relates to public health and safety, land-use and development, and finance and policy across our “Misconceptions in Solar” webinar series. Hear examples from representatives from academia, government, legal, and business sectors on common misconceptions, the facts, and how they counter these misconceptions with their customers and the public. Learn ways to provide factual information to your clients when encountering misconceptions in the solar industry.Learn More
The goal of the CREM program is not only to provide a sound foundation of how existing renewable energy technologies work, but also to have a firm grasp of policies and financial options so they can make informed decisions as a manager and businessperson in the renewable energy industry.Learn More
The Fundamentals of Solar PV Design and Installation (FSPV) course covers the fundamentals of design and installation of photovoltaic systems.Learn More
The bulk of this week-long Advanced Solar PV Design and Installation (ASPV) workshop covers topics relating to the National Electrical Code® (NEC) requirements for PV systems and prepares the participant for proper code compliance, wire sizing, equipment specifications, permit processing, commissioning and other necessary steps in the design and installation phases of residential and commercial systems.Learn More
This 2-day workshop will cover evaluating performance, arc flash requirements, detecting ground faults, thermal imaging, IV curve tracing and fuse servicing.Learn More
The NC Clean Energy Technology Center’s third “Misconceptions in Solar” webinar focuses on misconceptions relating to solar policies and financial investments. Misinformation relating to government-sponsored incentives, tax-incentive programs, and funding…Learn More
The NC Clean Energy Technology Center’s second “Misconceptions in Solar” webinar focuses on misconceptions relating to solar and land-use and development. Concerns about negative impacts on property values, what happens…Learn More
The NC Clean Energy Technology Center’s first “Misconceptions in Solar” webinar focuses on misconceptions relating to solar and public health and safety. Concerns about the local water supply, impact on…Learn More
The NC Clean Energy Technology Center provides a range of training opportunities for those within the clean energy industry and those that are working to start. We offer technical, project-based, custom trainings and also various workshops on different topics.Download
The Renewable Energy Technologies Diploma Series gives the participant a depth and breadth of knowledge needed to be successful in this industry. Earn 120 contact hours, or three 40-hour certificate courses to complete this non-degree program. Continuing education credits for different professionals are available.Download
If you are interested in the policy, technology, and management aspects of renewable energy, the Certificate in Renewable Energy Management is a 40 + hour program that provides a solid foundation. Course modules instruct students on how existing renewable energy technologies work and how current policies and financial options impact project management. Learn how make informed decisions as a manager and businessperson in the renewable energy industry.Download
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Enhance your skills or begin a career change with one of our training classes! The Center offers several training opportunities for professional development and the highest level of continuing education in renewable energy technologies. Get started today.