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Adopt Standard Licenses

Replace community-specific solar licenses, if required, with standard certification for installers

(25 Points)

a. Accept NABCEP PV installer and solar thermal certification in lieu of community-specific solar licenses 25 points

 

Reasoning

Community- specific solar licenses can add unnecessary bottlenecks. Replacing them with nationally accredited standards is simpler and helps establish a national standard of competency for the solar industry.

 

Example:

North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners is establishing national standards:

How to make it happen

Learn about NABCEP certification by exploring the website above. Consider allowing NABCEP certified installers to bypass unique certification and inspection requirements within your jurisdiction.