Clean Energy Clearinghouse
Your Destination for Cutting-Edge Clean Energy Education & Training

Fact-based educational materials and training resources for first responders, safety officials, and building managers and owners.


All-time unique visitors and counting from all 50 states along with Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam.


Courses available for Continuing Education Credits from the International Code Council and the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners.

"Not only are these resources helpful for early adopters, but they will also be instrumental to code officials in jurisdictions that have updated their energy codes and are dealing with these systems for the first time."
Free CEU-Bearing Courses

Don’t get left behind as the energy industry transforms. Invest in your education and training with CEU-bearing courses developed by experts in their respective fields and designed to be engaging and interactive. All courses are free to access and eligible for continuing education units (CEUs).

Solar PV Plan Review and Permitting

Learn the latest techniques for plan review and permitting with our comprehensive and convenient online training.

Solar PV Field Inspection

Join experienced inspectors as they show you how to make PV inspections efficient and effective in this online course series.

Solar PV for Firefighters

Learn from an experienced fire chief how to operate safely around solar electric systems when responding to fire on solar-equipped structures.

Webinar Recordings

Access a library of recorded webinars for technical expertise, practical tips, and job aids to enhance your work with clean energy technologies.

“I appreciated the interactive questions that allowed me to go into more depth [to understand] the important concepts that were discussed in the videos.”
Solar PV Field Inspection Course
Comprehensive Clean Energy Learning Center

Join the community of clean energy professionals and stay informed on the latest industry standards and practices for clean energy technology.

High Performance Buildings

Stay up-to-date with building energy codes and new building materials and technologies.

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment

Learn about the safety standards, codes, and installation best practices related to electric vehicle charging stations.

Solar PV Systems

More efficiently perform permitting and inspection of solar PV systems when you practice the basics through these interactive online learning courses and downloadable resources.

Energy Storage Systems

Explore the safe and effective deployment of energy storage systems (ESS) with these wide ranging resources for first responders and AHJs.

Clean Energy Question of the Week
Get answers to your clean energy questions and enhance your knowledge.
Industry Partners

The expertise of this partnership helps to ensure the quality of the fact-based information and education we provide to help communities reach their clean energy goals cost-effectively and safely.


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This material was developed by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). It is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) under the Award Number DE-EE0009455 (“EMPOWERED”). The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of the U.S. Department of Energy or the United States Government.