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Virginia Alternative Energy System Contracting

Alternative Energy System Contracting means that service which provides for the installation, repair or improvement, from the customers meter, of alternative energy generation systems, supplemental energy systems and associated equipment annexed to rel property. This service does not include the installation of emergency generators powered by fossil fuels. No other classification or specialty service provides for this function. This specialty does NOT provide for Electrical, Plumbing, Gas fitting or HVAC functions.

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Required Books 

The references listed below are allowed to be used during the exam and are used in our preparation seminar and home-study courses. These references may be tabbed (with permanent index tabs) and highlighted.

They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-992-1910.

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Additional Services

NOTICE: Effective March 1, 2016, all Contractor Specialty examinations will require pre-approval from DPOR prior to taking the examination. For more information please contact the Board for Contractors Licensing Section directly at (804) 367-8511.

As of 8/21/06, the Designated Employee or a member of Responsible Management of all contractors applying for initial licensure (for an entity that is not currently licensed) must successfully complete an 8-hour business class approved by the Board for Contractors.

This applies to Class-A, Class-B & Class-C Contractors. (Please note that individuals applying for a Class C license; A Owner/Officer/Partner of the Company must be the person to take the required 8-hour Business Course required by the Board.)

Effective December 1, 2012, contractors will be required to take technical exams for the specialties they put on their license. This applies to Class A, B and C licenses. Contact the Virginia Board for Contractors for more information.

Alternative Energy System Contracting means that service which provides for the installation, repair or improvement, from the customers meter, of alternative energy generation systems, supplemental energy systems and associated equipment annexed to real property.  This service does not include the installation of emergency generators powered by fossil fuels.  No other classification or specialty service provides for this function. This specialty does NOT provide for Electrical, Plumbing, Gas fitting or HVAC functions.

To apply for a license, contact:

Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400

Richmond, Virginia 23233

(804)367-8511

Important Contacts

To apply for a license, contact:

Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, Virginia 23233
(804)367-8511
Virginia exams are given by:

PSI Licensure: Certification
ATTN: Exam Registration
Daniel Building
3805 Cutshaw Ave., Suite 310
Richmond, VA 23230
(800) 733-9267
For Tradesman Testing Approval, completed applications should be sent to:
Board for Contractors
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233

For more information, visit the website:
Virginia currently does not have reciprocity with any state for this classification.

Virginia currently does NOT require Continuing Education for this classification.

Effective March 1, 2016, all Contractor Specialty examinations will require pre-approval from DPOR prior to taking the examination.

The exam is 60 questions, open book, Multiple Choice, 150 Minutes and a 72% is required to pass.

Exam subject areas include Photovoltaics, Estimating, Calculations, and Designs, Electrical Theory and Knowledge, Wind Generated Power and Safety.

Exam Fees:(paid directly to PSI)

$40.00 One Portion

$72.00 Two Portions

$85.00 Three Portions

$85.00 QI SPecialty Exam

 American Contractors is currently developing a Home-Study course for individuals wishing to take and pass the Virginia Alternative Energy System Contractor exam. Please contact us at (800) 992-1910 for more information.