Sullivan Solar Power becomes only the 4th company ever to receive NABCEP Company Accreditation

The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners, also known as NABCEP, is an organization credited with providing the, “golden standard” regarding renewable energy credential programs. With the motto, Raising standards. Promoting confidence., NABCEP adheres to the appointment of assessments, certifications and company accreditations to energy professionals throughout North America. When it comes to energy efficiency, NABCEP enforces competence, commitment, quality and integrity.

Sullivan Solar Power NABCEP Accreditation Seal

Sullivan Solar Power recently became only the 4th and largest company in North America, 3rd in the state of California, 2nd in Riverside County, and the 1st San Diego and Orange County NABCEP Accredited PV Installation Company! With great pride, Sullivan Solar Power announces that its level of quality and craftsmanship is second to none in the solar industry. Sullivan Solar Power’s customers can be assured that their projects will be delivered at the highest standards possible.

“We began pursuing this in May of 2013. Employees secured OSHA 10 & 30 certifications, NABCEP entry level certifications, NABCEP technical sales certifications, and NABCEP PV Installation Professional certifications to help us qualify,” – Kevin Mulvey, Director of Residential Project Management & NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional at Sullivan Solar Power

A year later, in May 2014, Sullivan Solar Power submitted an application showcasing the 60-plus employees who passed the NABCEP Entry Level PV Examination as well as an assemblage of policies and procedures that met all NABCEP criterions. Following the submission, the company was approved to move forward for three installations to be chosen at random by NABCEP and then audited. Finally, with a complete and creditable application and the passing of all site inspections, Sullivan Solar Power proved to be worthy of the greatest level of accreditation in the solar industry.

Sullivan Solar Power NABCEP Accreditation Cert
“Securing this industry certification directly aligns with our core values and brand promise. It represents a commitment to high quality installation standards, highly trained and qualified staff, and safe work practices” – Kevin Mulvey

NABCEP took into account a number of achievements for the sake of this accreditation. They included exhibiting a certain number of employees who were already staffed possessing different levels of NABCEP certification. They also verified that the company supplied customers with quality products, people and systems. The organization even requested evidence showcasing that from start to finish and beyond, processes and procedures would provide a customer the greatest return on investment.

“It is every Sullivan family member’s responsibility to lead the solar energy revolution by developing solar power on every home, business and institution within our realm of influence.” – Daniel Sullivan, Founder & President of Sullivan Solar Power

Sullivan Solar Power’s success in receiving a NABCEP Certification of Company Accreditation following 10 years of development is significant concerning a continued commitment to change the way the world generates energy. Leading the Solar Energy Revolution is promoted by this triumph.


NABCEP is a member of the following:

  • The Institute for Credentialing Excellence
  • The Clean Energy Credentialing Coalition
  • The Solar Energy Industries Association
  • The Solar Electric Power Association

Partnering with these groups permits NABCEP to support clean energy, bestow merit to solar power systems and experts in sales, endorse proficiencies regarding safety, and uphold customer support.


NABCEP begins to assess candidates with Entry Level Examinations that allow them to showcase essential comprehension considering the basics of drafting, installing and conducting PV systems. They also provide entry level exams for small wind and solar heating.


A certified professional as declared by NABCEP warrants an array of advantages for both the specialist and customer. Experts are able to encourage consumer confidence, authenticate additional means of advance knowledge, and move forward with ease as the industry grows. Via these professionals, buyers are capable of recognizing the high level of skill and workmanship per installation by being allowed the option to choose between installers with and without any certification.

Below are the different certification one may obtain:

  • NABCEP PV Technical Sales Certification
  • NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification
  • NABCEP Solar Heating Installer Certification
  • Small Wind Installer Certification

Company Accreditation:

Residential solar power firms have the opportunity to separate themselves from their competitors by way of the NABCEP Company Accreditation program. This is due to the organization’s compilation of best practices that a company must abide by. Standard obligations regarding recruitment and guiding principles make up the foundation of the program. Eligible firms must adhere to all conditions proposed as well as pass the assessments of three randomly chosen installations.

“NABCEP Accredited Residential PV Installation Companies will provide consumers a way to find companies that are committed to: high quality installation standards; hiring fully trained and qualified staff; safe work practices; and customer accountability.” - NABCEP
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