Tag Archives: solar

Hands-on PV Lab

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Held in Raleigh, NC, this day-long session is for those who have taken the 40-hour REPV online workshop or simply wish to gain more hands-on experience.  This hands-on day begins with an overview of safety, system components, system design, and solar fundamentals.  During the course of the workshop you will be […]

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NCCETC Training Student Cristian Castillo Finds Passion, Purpose in Solar Energy

  When you talk about solar energy to one of the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)’s training students, Cristian Castillo, his passion for it is palpable. Castillo, who has worked on around 80 solar sites for the past six years, talks about all of his solar jobs like he’s doing them for the first […]

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REPV: Fundamentals of PV Design and Installation

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER This course is offered onsite in Raleigh, NC and covers the fundamentals of design and installation of photovoltaic systems. The 40-hour course is based on NABCEP’s Learning Objectives for NABCEP PV Associate. A hands-on day installing a fully integrated grid-tied PV system pulls together the classroom knowledge and rounds out the five-day, […]

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Policy and Regulatory Trends for DERs and Grid Modernization Workshop at Solar Power International

Join the NC Clean Energy Technology Center at Solar Power International in Salt Lake City, UT on September 23 from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm for a pre-conference workshop on Policy and Regulatory Trends for DERs and Grid Modernization Workshop. The NC Clean Energy Technology Center’s Policy Team will be hosting the workshop and providing an overview of state policy […]

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Online REPV: Fundamentals of PV Design and Installation

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Online REPV is the online equivalent of REPV: Fundamentals of PV Design and Installation without the hands-on installation day and with added schedule flexibility. There are recorded lectures and live Q&As every week along with quizzes and assignments. There is also an optional hands-on PV lab that can be taken for […]

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NCCETC’s Work With Virginia Communities Results in SolSmart Designations of Bronze, Silver and Gold

The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) has been working with three Virginia communities – Fairfax County, James City County and the Town of Blacksburg – as SolSmart advisors to help bring down the “soft costs” on solar PV, including permitting, planning, raising community awareness and other related activities. James City County has now […]

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North Carolina Association of Zoning Officials (NCAZO) 2019 Annual Conference

NCCETC Director Steve Kalland will be speaking at the North Carolina Association of Zoning Officials (NCAZO) 2019 Annual Conference, which is August 18-21 in Wrightsville Beach, NC. Kalland will speak about Utility Scale Solar Facilities from 10-11:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

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ReBuild Communities Teams Up with NCCETC for REPV: Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Design and Installation Training

The solar energy industry is on the rise, and a local non-profit initiative is seizing the opportunity to be a part of it. From July 8-12, the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) held an REPV: Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Design and Installation training for ReBuild Communities NC through a Rural Business Development Grant, which the […]

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Solar Energy Industry Jobs

As the solar energy industry continues to grow in the world, the United States and North Carolina, the prospect of finding a solar energy job is becoming more and more feasible. There are currently 11 million renewable energy jobs in the world. About 4.5 million of those jobs are in solar, and more than 240,000 […]

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