June 23, 2011

Utah

Licensing (PV) S202 – Solar Photovoltaic Contractor: A contractor’s scope of practice under this Subsection (2)(i) includes fabrication, construction, installation, and replacement of photovoltaic modules and related components, subject to the following: (i) wiring, connections, and wire methods as governed in the National Electrical Code and Subsection R156-55b-102(1) shall only be performed by a contractor…

Licensing (PV)

S202 – Solar Photovoltaic Contractor:
A contractor’s scope of practice under this Subsection (2)(i) includes
fabrication, construction, installation, and replacement of photovoltaic modules and related components, subject to the following:
(i) wiring, connections, and wire methods as governed in the National Electrical Code and Subsection R156-55b-102(1)
shall only be performed by a contractor under Subsection (2)(g) [E200 – General Electrical Contractor] or a contractor under Subsection (2)(h) [E201 – Residential Electrical Contractor]; and
(ii) a contractor under Subsection (2)(i) may subcontract or hire a contractor under Subsection (2)(g) or a contractor
under Subsection (2)(h).
The requirement for this license is a 25 hour pre-license course taken in Utah from an approved provider.
Note the following which does not require licensure in Utah: installation of standalone solar systems that do not tie into premises wiring or into the electrical utility.

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

Reciprocity:  Utah does not have reciprocity with others states, but does accept some out-of-state licenses for licensure by endorsement.

Resources:

  1. Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing