Sean White has been traveling the world full time teaching solar and energy storage classes for 15 years. Some of the places he has taught include the USA, China, Seychelles, Philippines, Mongolia, Africa, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Lebanon, Malaysia and Canada. Besides online training, Sean’s primary focus has been teaching week-long intensive “boot camp” courses to engineers, contractors, businesspeople, executives and others looking to refine their knowledge of solar and energy storage and for some to gain new knowledge in transitioning their old skills to a new renewable economy. Sean has a gift for bringing students together from different backgrounds and different knowledge levels and orchestrating a course where everyone learns more than expected and enjoys the life changing process of becoming solar and energy storage experts.
Sean White has also on a regular basis speaks at top conferences, moderates panels and teaches workshops on codes and standards. He participates in the PV Industry Forum, which is an organization that comes up with new material for the National Electrical Code every 3 years.
Sean has authored various technical solar books: 1. Solar Photovoltaic Basics, 2nd Edition 2. Energy Storage Basics 3. Solar PV Engineering and Installation, 2nd Edition 4. PV and the NEC 2nd Edition 5. Solar PV Technical Sales
For 7 years, Sean White has been teaching on-demand, online solar courses 365 days per year at HeatSpring (www.heatspring.com/sean) where he has exceptionally high reviews averaging 9 out of 10 from satisfied students. His HeatSpring NABCEP PV Associate Exam pass rate is over 98%.
Sean White prepares students for all NABCEP (www.nabcep.org) exams and is a NABCEP provider, which means that people taking his classes can qualify to take the NABCEP Associate exam by taking his NABCEP approved class and they can meet the education requirements for the NABCEP Certification Exams, such as the NABCEP PV Installation Professional (PVIP) Certification Exam. He contributed to the development of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Job Task Analysis and has been a member of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Technical Committee.
In 2014 Sean White was the proud recipient of the IREC Renewable Energy Trainer of the Year Award and is an IREC Certified Master Trainer. Sean was awarded the 2019 Global Green University Online Trainer of the Year Award, the 2019 APVIA Academic Contribution to Solar Energy Award in Shanghai and the 2011 Mike Holt 1st place instructor award. In 2020 Sean was awarded the SNEC Online Trainer of the Decade Award.
Many of Sean White’s thousands of students are working on projects around the world. There is always a project somewhere in the world operated by Sean’s students feeding energy back into the grid.