Utah

Licensing (General)
You must be a licensed contractor to install solar systems in Utah.

Education requirements:

To become a licensed solar contractor in Utah, an installer must have a minimum of two years of experience as an employee of a contractor licensed in the license classification applied for, or the substantial equivalent of a contractor licensed in that license classification, and North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) certification.

Shall have within the past 10 years a minimum of two years of experience as an employee of a contractor licensed or the substantial equivalent of a contractor licensed in that license classification as determined by the Division.

Licensing (PV)
An S202 Solar PV License or S200 electrical contractor license or S201 residential electrical contractor is required. Solar photovoltaic contractor (S202) is licensed for the fabrication, construction, installation, and repair of photovoltaic cell panels and related components including battery storage systems, distribution panels, switch gear, electrical wires, inverters, and other electrical apparatus for solar photovoltaic systems.

Licensing (Solar thermal)
Solar thermal systems contractor (S215) is licensed for the construction, repair and/or installation of solar thermal systems up to the system shut off valve or where the system interfaces with any other plumbing system.

Licensing body: Utah’s Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing.

Reciprocity:  None

Resources:

  1. Utah Administrative Code, section R156-55a-301 and R156-55a 302b
  2. Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

 

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