A few starting points for further exploration of skills, training, and jobs in solar.
Vets and Solar
Solar Ready Vets »
A program that connects transitioning military service members and veterans with career opportunities in the solar industry.
Troops To Energy Jobs »
Center for Energy Workforce Development's interactive roadmap to energy jobs and related training programs. Crosswalks
jobs, skills, and certifications.
My Skills My Future »
US Department of Labor tool to match general skills and interests with industry-specific credentials and geographically-specific educational opportunities.
Licensing and Certifications
NABCEP, the North American Board of Certified Energy Practioners, offers certifications and credentials for skilled professionals, specialists and those new to working in the areas of photovoltaics, solar heating, and small wind technologies.
Solar Licensing Database »
IREC's National Solar Licensing Map provides the latest licensing, certification, and other requirements impacting the solar industry. This comprehensive tool is designed for policymakers, stakeholders, practitioners, students, consumers, and anyone looking for solar licensing information in the United States.
Jobs & Industry Overview
National Solar Jobs Census »
Annual jobs data with analysis of industry trends across the entire solar value chain.
*The Solar Foundation merged with IREC in July of 2021. IREC is carrying on this important report.