Renewable Energy Professional Certificate

November 12, 2015


Department of Labor and Training issues Renewable Energy Professional (REP) Certificate to any individual who is currently registered contractor in RI and fulfills at least one of the qualifications:

  1. The applicant holds certificate from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) PV installation or solar hot water. 
  2. Certification from United Illuminating's or Everblue's PV installer certification program.
  3. Associate or higher degree in renewable or solar energy from accredited school. 
  4. Certification from manufacture of a specific technology for installation of that specific technology
  5. SEI solar professionals certification

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Regulatory Policy
State: Rhode Island
Incentive Type: Solar/Wind Contractor Licensing
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Space Heat
  • Solar Thermal Process Heat


Name: § 5-6-11 (Certificate/license of Renewable Energy Professionals )
Name: S 2692
Date Enacted: 2014


Name: Department of Labor and Training Professional Regulation Office
Address: 1511 Pontiac Avenue, Building #73
Cranston RI 02920

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.