Solar Training

Hands-on solar training for beginning to advanced levels and prep for the NABCEP Exam

Online Solar Training

Online solar education in Solar PV Design & Installation and Solar Sales & Marketing

Sustainability Workshops

Sustainability Workshops
From natural building to beekeeping, biodiesel to greywater, it's all hands-on.

Celebrate Earth Day @ Solar Living Center

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Real Goods is hosting an Earth Day Celebration at the Solar Living Center on Saturday, April 22 from 10am -6pm.  Join us for informative talks, grassroots activism, musical entertainment, food wine & beer on the beautiful grounds in Hopland, CA.  Network, enjoy, and come away inspired!  This is a free event, though donations are gladly accepted.   

Solar Training at the Solar Living Institute

Get Certified With Us!

Obtaining your first level certification with the North American Board of Certified Energy Practicioners (NABCEP) is only a few steps away! brandon.sm

From there you're ready to take the NABCEP entry-level exam, which is offered here on site three times a year or year-round at a Castle Worldwide testing center near you.

ABOUT SLI

The Solar Living Institute is a 501 (c)(3) educational nonprofit organization offering instruction in solar training and sustainable practices.  Founded in 1998, we have been providing professional solar training and a wide array of sustainability courses for over 15 years. Our courses are taught by experienced practitioners who bring years of real world knowledge to the classroom with a focus on helping students prepare for job opportunities, start businesses, and live more sustainably.

ACCREDITED BY IREC - Registered Provider of NABCEP

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