Solar Training

Solar Training has become more and more popular among individuals who aspire for careers in the renewable energy industry.

The Solar Foundation Welcomes Everblue as a Training Partner

Tue, 2017-10-10 12:19

The Solar Foundation has recognized Everblue Training as a high-quality solar installation training provider and has added us to its Solar Training Network.

The Solar Foundation was one of 10 organizations to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in 2016 via the Solar Training and Education for Professionals (STEP) funding program. With these funds, The Solar Foundation was able to continue its Solar Ready Vets training program for transitioning military personnel and create the Solar Training Network, which is open to all interested jobseekers.

Online Solar Training & Beyond

Thu, 2016-08-25 13:55

Last Updated: 2017-04-19 09:36

We recently wrote about how Everblue offers live and online solar energy training courses. Specifically, the live training is our 5-day advanced solar panel installation training. We talked a lot about the benefits of hands-on solar installation training, but what about those who are new to solar and want to learn the basic principles?

If you're looking to learn more about solar energy, visit our Introduction to Solar series.

Solar Energy Training Courses: Live vs. Online

Tue, 2016-07-19 10:21

Last Updated: 2017-04-19 09:38

We’re often asked whether we offer online solar energy training courses. We do – our Entry Level Solar PV Training and Solar Design & Sales Training are both self-paced online webinars. Students gain instant access to the online materials and can log in to participate any time 24/7 for a full year.

2016 NABCEP Exam Dates for Solar Certification

Tue, 2016-01-19 10:26

Last Updated: 2018-02-28 01:46

For the most up-to-date schedule of NABCEP certification exams, please visit

How to Earn a Solar Certification (Visual)

Tue, 2015-09-15 10:13

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 02:12

We see a lot of job-changers entering the clean energy workforce who want to become solar panel installers but don't know where to begin. In a growing and thriving industry like this, there are a number of entry points that you can consider. One of those is NABCEP Certification.

Free Solar Installation Opportunities

Tue, 2015-08-18 10:38

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 02:22

We’re happy to be working with GRID Alternatives to provide free solar PV installation experience for our solar students. All candidates seeking a NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification must work on 3-5 solar PV installation projects after Everblue’s Solar PV Mastery Combo (which fulfills the training and education requirement), and working with GRID Alternatives is the perfect opportunity to gain this field experience!

Steps to Earning a Solar Certification

Tue, 2014-09-02 11:03

Last Updated: 2017-04-19 09:40

Solar Training Leads to Solar Growth

Mon, 2011-11-28 08:49

A new report titled “National Solar Jobs Census 2011: A Review of the Solar Workforce” conducted by the nonprofit trade group, The Solar Foundation, shows massive growth in the solar industry. The study indicates that there are over 100,000 individuals working in the solar industry, and almost half of the 2,100 solar companies surveyed plan to hire more qualified solar professionals in the next 12 months, with a total of 24,000 new solar jobs created.

Solar Installation Quality: Why Solar Training Matters

Mon, 2011-06-13 15:39

 Riding through New Jersey the past week, it is amazing. Solar is now seemingly everywhere. I saw solar panels on rooftops, on pole mounted installations, and even on the telephone poles. In fact, we saw two Solar Contractor trucks while driving down the New Jersey Turnpike. I know that New Jersey is the second most aggressive state (behind California), but it is heart warming to know that progress is being made.

Solar Training Now Available Online!

Wed, 2011-02-23 18:43


Everblue Training Institute is excited to announce the addition of an online solar training course. This online course prepares students to successfully pass the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) exam, which is required to install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.