With more than 1.6 million solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the U.S. today, and a growth rate that puts us on track for 1 million new installations annually by 2025, it becomes more likely every day that a first responder might pull up to fight a kitchen fire and find the building is powered by the sun.
More Firefighters Getting Top-Notch Solar Training
PV Training Can Fill Knowledge Gap for Code Officials and Other Professionals
From code officials to realtors, insurers to the fire service, there are a number of industries that impact the solar transaction, and the ‘soft’ (non-hardware) costs of going solar. IREC leads national and state efforts to streamline the permitting process to help address these costs, while simultaneously recognizing that it takes a well-trained workforce to support these initiatives.