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Hybrid Solar Certification Workshops

Join us for one of our upcoming solar certification courses (online and in-person).

Build Your Own Solar Generator Video Now Available for FREE

A solar generator is great for emergency power backup, remote sites and camping. But they can cost a bloody fortune. So why not build one yourself from parts you can find at your local hardware store?

This comprehensive video will walk you through the theory as well as the practical process to build your own small solar generator. You can also obtain a detailed book with step-by-step instructions at if you are so inclined.

Online Solar PV Course Now Available

This course is designed for those new to solar. Ideal for folks wishing to install a system on their home or business, understand what they are getting into if they wish to hire someone to install a system, or enter the rapidly growing PV industry as a career.

This course tracks with the provided textbook (Understanding Photovoltaics). It is organized into 11 chapters, 71 major topic areas – with 11 review quizzes, 25 lab projects, over 550 narrated slides, dozens of integrated videos, links to online resources and materials for added comprehension and more.

This curriculum has been approved by ETA as preparing persons interested in obtaining the PV Level 1 Certification. It has also been approved by for 35 hours of LA CES health, safety, and welfare Professional Development hours.

Now Available… FREE Roadmap to Living the Simple Life short course

Many of us dream of chucking it all and building our little cabin in the woods… raising a few goats… growing what we need.

Well, what you may not realize (or maybe you know it… but don’t really KNOW it) is that living a carefree simple natural life can be a lot of work.

The intention of this quick course is to share some of our ideas and insights in how to make this possible. It is free because the best things in life generally are.