Solar Installer Training – Our Mission:
To support the highest standard of professionalism and competency in the solar electric (PV) industry through state-of-the-art, accredited training programs, with hands-on workshops and online classes.
Solairgen was the first privately held solar PV training company in the eastern U.S., and remains the only IREC Accredited training program in Georgia. Our programs are IREC accredited and NABCEP approved, and are taught by Mr. Kelly Provence, an IREC Certified Master Trainer. In addition to being a nationally certified master PV trainer, Mr. Provence holds three national NABCEP certifications: PV Professional Installer, Technical Sales Professional and Solar Thermal installer. He is also a Licensed Master Electrician. The company was founded in 2002 by its CEO, Mr. Kelly Provence as a renewable energy company focusing on design and installation of solar PV, solar thermal and wind energy products. The company expanded its focus in 2007 to include training, and since then Solairgen’s exclusive focus has been on training with the goal of strengthening the solar industry by providing a full spectrum of training programs for solar design, installation and sales.
Our solar PV training school draws students from all 50 states and territories. Our international students are world-wide and include the Bahamas, Caribbean Islands, Puerto Rico, Northern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa as well as Middle Eastern countries including India, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia.
Solairgen is located in the historic gold mining town of Dahlonega, GA. See About the Town of Dahlonega for information about recreational activities in Dahlonega. Hotel accommodations are just four miles from the training facility, and are very affordable. Nationally recognized accommodations include The Holiday Inn Express, Days Inn, Dahlonega Mountain Inn and Comfort Inn; there are also many Bed & Breakfast Inns.