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AGT Earns Solar Industry’s Most Prestigious Certification NABCEP

Advanced Green Technologies Vice President Clinton Sockman Earns Solar Industry’s Most Prestigious Certification – The NABCEP’s PV Installation Professional Certification.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Clinton Sockman, Vice President of Advanced Green Technologies (AGT Solar), Solar Contractor, has earned the solar industry’s leading recognition of installation expertise from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP®) and is now a NABCEP Certified PV Installation ProfessionalTM. NABCEP is a highly respected and well-established national certification standard for solar energy professionals. Designation as an NABCEP PV Installation Professional is widely recognized to be the most prestigious and meaningful certification of its kind in the solar industry.

“Earning NABCEP’s PV Installation Professional Certification means a great deal to me,” mentioned Clinton Sockman, AGT Vice President. “More important it means we can provide our customers the added confidence of knowing that their photovoltaic system installations will be completed to the highest standards in the solar industry.”

To obtain Clinton Sockman’s NABCEP certification, he was first required to document important knowledge and experience pertaining to PV system installation. Then he had to pass a rigorous exam that includes the breadth of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to competently design, install and maintain PV systems. The exam assesses a wide knowledge on subjects including electrical and mechanical system design, job site safety, the National Electrical Code, roofing and construction techniques, and system maintenance and troubleshooting.

“One thing you can be assured of when hiring an NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional is that your project won’t be their first,” said Richard Lawrence, Executive Director of NABCEP. “Anyone who makes the considerable effort required to earn NABCEP certification has documented their training and experience as part of the eligibility process. They have also made a very real commitment to upholding. I am delighted to welcome Clint Sockman of Advanced Green Technologies to the ranks of the industry’s leading solar professionals.”

AGT 2013 Year in Review and 2014 Outlook

Advanced Green Technologies grew its total commercial megawatt installed to 95MW in 2013 and projects 2014 to be a record setting year.

Advanced Green Technologies (AGT), solar energy contractor, today announced an update on the Company’s total Megawatts (MW) deployed and projected outlook for 2014.

In 2013, AGT completed 35 projects bringing its total Commercial Megawatts installed up to 95MW. AGT attributes their success to two important factors, getting back to its construction roots and further strengthening its relationships with development partners.

“Following the closing of our Solar Products Distribution Division in 2013 we have been able to get back to our roots and focus on what we do best; Construction”, mentioned Michael Kornahrens, Advanced Green Technologies President.” “By getting back to our construction roots and focusing efforts towards building relationships with development partners we are on track to have a record setting year for total Megawatts installed.”

Advanced Green Technologies Highlights 2013

  • 2013 commercial solar installations in North America totaled more than 7.5 MW.
  • AGT entered into a Joint Venture Partnership with Moss Construction to form AGT-Moss Solar. AGT-Moss Solar specializes in the deployment of commercial/industrial ground mount solar photovoltaic solutions in Canada.
  • AGT was recognized by Solar Power World as a Top Solar Contractor in North America for the 2nd consecutive year. (click here)
  • AGT was recognized for its rooftop solar expertise by North America’s largest roofing materials manufacturer, GAF in their article titled “6 Ways to Avoid Damaging Roofs When Installing Solar Panels” (click here)

Advanced Green Technologies 2014 Outlook

  • AGT Vice President Clinton Sockman earns Solar Industries Most Prestige Certification: the NABCEP’s PV Installation Professional Certification.
  • AGT currently has 50 Rooftop Projects (24 MW’s) under construction in North America.
  • AGT currently has 6 Ground Mount Projects (74 MW’s) under construction in Canada.
  • AGT will look to win awards for top solar contractor at both Solar Power International and Solar Canada.

For more information about Advanced Green Technologies 2014 solar outlook contact us today.

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