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Company Description:

The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center is a UNC System-chartered Public Service Center administered by the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University.

Its mission is to advance a sustainable energy economy by educating, demonstrating and providing support for clean energy technologies, practices, and policies.

Since its founding as the North Carolina Solar Center in December 1987, the Center has worked closely with partners in government, industry, academia, and the non-profit community while evolving to include a greater geographic scope and array of clean energy technologies.  As a result of this evolution, the Center has grown into a state agency respected for its assistance to the burgeoning “clean tech” sector in North Carolina, as well as one of the premier clean energy centers of knowledge in the United States.


Offers for NCSEA Members:

NCSEA members are offered a discount of 10% to take any of its offered 40-hour professional development courses under the Renewable Energy Technologies Diploma Series. These courses include:

  1. REPV: Renewable Energy Generation with Photovoltaic Systems- Pathway to NABCEP PV Installer and Tech Sales Certifications. This entry-level PV course covers the fundamentals of PV design and installation.

  2. REPV(A): Advanced Design and Installation of Photovoltaic Systems*- Pathway to NABCEP PV Installer Certification. This advanced PV course covers the National Electric Code as it pertains to PV systems, and designing larger systems.

  3. REST: Renewable Energy Generation with Solar Thermal Systems- Pathway to NABCEP SH Installer Certification. This entry-level Solar Thermal workshop covers the fundamentals of residential solar hot water design and installation, and solar thermal applications.

  4. CREM: Certificate in Renewable Energy Management- Certificate and Pathway to NABCEP PV Tech Sales Certification. This 40-hour course goes beyond solar technical sales topics and delves into the policies that support the market, and financial and technical considerations in renewable energy project development.

Click on the hyperlink to learn more about each of these courses.

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Company Description: is a strategic market intelligence company, like Gartner or Forrester Research, providing subscription services and custom research for clean energy, green building and corporate sustainability professionals focused on strategy, business development, innovation and marketing. We save customers time and money, make them experts in their fields, help them win more business and facilitate more efficient data-based decision making. We aggregate, curate, analyze and organize the latest market data from 150+ trusted sources and create a searchable database of statistics, executive briefings, monthly trend reports, white papers and quantitative tools. We also provide a personalized system for saving, annotating and sharing market research. Our custom research helps organizations make the business or scientific case for or against a new design, policy, investment, project or product. We are subject matter experts, practitioners, IT architects, consultants and faculty at top-tier institutions. Sample collaborators or clients include the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA), Cherokee Investment Partners, William McDonough + Partners, the US Green Building Council (USGBC), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Harvard University, University of Cambridge, Make It Right and UNC Chapel Hill.


Offers for NCSEA Members:

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