Registration Opens for 5th Annual NABCEP Continuing Education

2016 Continuing Education Conference will be held at Paradise Point Resort and Spa in San Diego, CA from April 4-6.

Clifton Park, NY (November 20, 2015) -The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is excited to announce that registration has opened for the 2016 Continuing Education Conference. It will be held at Paradise Point Resort and Spa in San Diego, CA from April 4-6.

This conference is primarily intended for NABCEP Certified Professionals who need continuing education credits in order to maintain their certification. The content presented in this conference is geared toward seasoned PV industry professionals who have several years of installation and/or technical sales experience. This is the ideal opportunity for NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professionals and PV Technical Sales Professionals to obtain all of the continuing education credits needed for recertification (18 hours every three years). Non-certified professionals can earn up to 18 hours toward certification eligibility.

The NABCEP continuing Education Conference has grown steadily in size since its conception in 2011. The high-level technical trainings and diverse exhibitor attendance have contributed to a completely sold out event each year. NABCEP anticipates the same result this year, and is emphasizes the importance of registering early for this event.

Similar in structure to the 2015 conference, this year's event features 16 Panel Sessions covering the most relevant topics in the PV Industry today. These topics include: C&I Energy Storage and Demand Responses, Code Compliant Interconnections, Community Solar and Virtual Net-Metering Project Opportunities, Customer Acquisition & Business Development Tools and Strategies, Effective Sales Techniques, Energy Storage Options, Finance Options, Grounding and UL2703, Managing Worker Safety, Micro-Electronics Options, Microgrids and Advanced Inverter Functionality, Multi-MW & 1000V System Design, Rapid Shutdown Requirements and Solutions, Roofing Topics for Solar Professionals, System Design Tool Options, Utility Rate Structures Impact on Solar Business and System Designs.

Early bird registration for this event is available until January 29, 2016. NABCEP Certified Professionals are eligible for an additional discount on registration pricing. To register, follow this link: To make a hotel reservation, please call Paradise Point Resort and Spa at 800-344-2626. Be sure to reference the group name, 2016 NABCEP CE Conference.

A Conference of this caliber would not be possible without the support of its many sponsors. NABCEP would like to thank Gold Level Sponsors Mitsubishi Electric and Rolls Battery Engineering, and Silver Level Sponsors ABB, Quick Mount PV, Schneider Electric-Solar Business, Unirac, Inc. and Yaskawa-Solectria Solar for their generous support.

For more information and updates on conference exhibitors, sponsors and technical trainings, be sure to check our website at:

The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is the most respected, well-established and widely recognized national certification organization for professionals in the field of renewable energy. NABCEP offers entry level knowledge assessment, professional certification, and company accreditation programs to renewable energy professionals throughout North America. NABCEP's mission is to develop and implement quality credentialing and certification programs for practitioners by supporting and working closely with professionals and stakeholders in the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries.

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