NABCEP News NABCEP Announces First Accredited Company

NABCEP Announces First Accredited Company

Clifton Park, NY, September 4, 2012 – NABCEP

The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is very pleased to announce that Renova Energy Corp of Palm Desert, California is the first NABCEP Accredited PV Installation Company. To earn this accreditation the company had to undergo a thorough and rigorous application process that included both a written application and an independent, third party inspections of previously installed systems. The core elements of NABCEP Company Accreditation include: employment of NABCEP certified installation and technical sales personnel, documented and consistent policies and programs as they relate to the operations of the company, ongoing worker training program(s), and a strong focus on worker safety.

Ezra Auerbach, Executive Director of NABCEP, says; “Earning the NABCEP Company Accreditation is a major accomplishment for Renova Energy Corp. In order to achieve this accreditation they had to demonstrate a company wide commitment to quality assurance throughout the sales, installation, and after-sale process.” He continues; “Our entire organization congratulates the team at Renova Energy Corp. They were a pleasure to work with during the application process and we were especially impressed with the results of the third-party inspections of their PV systems where they obtained a close to perfect score.”

Vincent Battaglia, CEO and President of Renova Energy Corp reports, “It is an immense honor as well as a great responsibility for Renova to be the first company to achieve NABCEP Company Accreditation. We feel strongly that this accreditation is needed as a cornerstone standard for consumers, end users, financiers, manufacturers and believers of solar. We are proud and excited to be the first company to achieve this accreditation.”

NABCEP’s Chairperson, Don Warfield, says, “This program an important step for NABCEP, we hold consumer protection as one of our core values. Renova Energy Corp has shown that it shares these values by making the effort to attain Company Accreditation. I look forward to many more companies following suit and joining them in the ranks of NABCEP Accredited PV Installation companies.”


About NABCEP: The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is the most respected, well established, and widely recognized national certification organization for professional installers in the field of renewable energy. NABCEP is a volunteer board of representatives who are chosen based on their experience and involvement in the solar energy industry. NABCEP’s mission is to develop and implement quality credentialing and certification programs for practitioners by supporting and working closely with professionals and stakeholders in the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries. To learn more visit

About Renova Energy Corp (Renova Solar): The company was established in 2006 in Palm Desert, CA when founders Vincent Battaglia and Thomas Hall merged companies with the goal of incorporating solar into buildings and homes for a long-term, efficient and clean, renewable energy supply solution.  Now the largest solar integration company in the Coachella Valley, their business thrives through constant referrals from clients who continue to work with them through RenovaPLUS – the region’s only professional solar maintenance service.  To learn more visit or toll free 1 (877) 34-SOLAR.