MassCEC Solar Permitting and Inspection Training

May 17, 2018
8:00am to 5:00pm
Newburyport City Hall 60 Pleasant Street Newburyport, MA 01950

Streamline your process for effective solar reviews and inspections, and easily identify common solar installation errors.

Join AHJs in your region for state-sponsored, hands-on, interactive training:

Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 8 AM - 5 PM
$35 fee includes continental breakfast and lunch*
Newburyport City Hall, City Hall Auditorium-2nd Floor, 60 Pleasant Street Newburyport MA 01950
*a small number of needs-based fee subsidies are available, click here to apply.

Register here

After attending, participants will be able to:

  • Identify & correct the most common solar installation errors & safety concerns
  • Evaluate a permit application for compliance with applicable building, fire, and electrical codes
  • Verify that an installation matches the approved plan

During the course, you will review a set of plans to gain experience with a practical review process and visit an installed PV system.


Jim Rogers is inspector of wires for the Town of Oak Bluffs, MA and owner of Bay State Inspectional Agency. He is a National Expert in the Solar Plan Review and Inspection, and has taught Solar Permitting courses across the US for the Department of Energy and other organizations.

Rudy Saporite is a Program Manager for the Energy, Sustainability and Resilience Division at Institute of Building and Technology Safety (IBTS), a Not-For-Profit providing services to local, state and federal governments. In his career, Rudy has conducted and overseen thousands of solar inspections throughout the nation. Including the Commonwealth of MA.


Who should attend? This event is best suited for plan reviewers, and building, electrical and combination inspectors.

Also invited: Electricians, PV system designers and installers

Are CEUs Available? Yes.

What's the refund policy? Sorry, no refund(s) are available.

Organizer Contact Information? If you have questions, please contact Michelle Barrett at or (518) 621-7379.

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