Solar panel associations and coalitions
With so many companies operating in each state when it comes to solar panels, making sure that your chosen installer is a member of the right associations and certification bodies is important.
The national trade association for US solar is the Solar Energy Industries Association which works with manufacturers, suppliers and installers to raise standards and to has its own code of ethics. The institution runs educational events and promotes best practice within the industry which reputable solar installation businesses want to be a part of.
Clean Energy Credentialing Coalition
The Clean Energy Credentialing Coalition comprises of national organizations such as the BPI and Interstate Renewable Energy Council, working to provide reputable solar installers with the assessments that set them apart from other companies in the solar industry.
The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is a provider of accreditation and certification programs for individuals and companies that operate in the energy sector including solar panel installers and manufacturers.