NCw: Leading the Way in REnewable Energy Compliance and Workforce Training

Welcome to NCW, your trusted partner in the renewable energy sector.

We are proud to announce that NCW is fully compliant with the Inflation Reduction Act’s (IRA) requirements on renewable energy. Our dedication to excellence and compliance ensures that we remain at the forefront of the renewable energy industry, providing unparalleled services to our clients.
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The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 represents a significant step forward in the United States’ commitment to renewable energy and sustainability. Subtitle D, Part 1, Sec. 13101 outlines critical requirements for companies in the renewable energy sector. NCW has meticulously aligned its operations to meet and exceed these standards. Our compliance guarantees that our clients benefit from federal incentives, tax credits, and a trusted partner committed to sustainable practices.
NCW’s training programs and operational practices are not only IRA-compliant but also approved by the Department of Labor. This dual compliance underscores our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of workforce training, safety, and operational excellence. Our clients can be confident that they are working with a company that meets rigorous federal standards and is dedicated to the professional development of its workforce.

Introducing Our DOL Approved Apprenticeship Program

Employers, Build Your Future and Find Reliable Apprentices with NCW

At NCW, we understand that a skilled workforce is the backbone of successful renewable energy projects. To address the industry’s growing demand for trained professionals, we have launched a comprehensive in-house apprenticeship program. This program is designed to provide our apprentices with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the renewable energy sector.

  • Bilingual Online Classes
We offer English and Spanish online classes led by experienced NCW trainers. This inclusive approach ensures that language barriers do not hinder our apprentices’ learning and development.
  • On-the-Job Training
Practical, hands-on experience is crucial in the renewable energy industry. Our apprentices gain invaluable on-the-job training, allowing them to apply their theoretical knowledge in real-world scenarios.
  • Custom DOL Approved Curriculum
Our apprenticeship program incorporates custom curriculum, providing a solid foundation in construction principles, safety protocols, and industry best practices.

Why Choose NCW?

Choosing NCW means partnering with a company that is committed to compliance, quality, and the development of a skilled workforce. Here’s why NCW stands out in the renewables sector:

Compliance and Credibility

Our adherence to the Inflation Reduction Act and Department of Labor standards ensures that your projects are eligible for federal benefits and conducted to the highest ethical and operational standards.

Comprehensive Training

Our apprenticeship program is designed to produce highly skilled professionals who are ready to meet the challenges of the renewable energy sector. The combination of bilingual classes, hands-on training, and a robust curriculum sets our program apart.

Industry Leadership

NCW’s proactive approach to compliance and workforce development places us at the forefront of the renewable energy industry. We are not just meeting the standards; we are setting them.

At NCW, we are dedicated to driving the renewable energy revolution forward.

Have other questions?

The Inflation Reduction Act was passed by President Biden on September 8, 2023. Since then, they’ve made various amendments to fit the needs of renewable contractors.
Taxpayers that wish to take advantage of the enhanced clean energy tax benefits must ensure that all laborers and mechanics are paid the applicable prevailing wage, including fringe benefits, for all hours performing construction, and in some cases alteration or repair, on the site of the work of a qualified facility.

To receive the inflation reduction act rebate, send your classification request to IRAprevailingwage@DOL.gov and include the following:
○ Facility Type
○ Location
○ Proposed classification and rates
○ Job descriptions/duties
○ Additional rationale
○ Note if new classification or if classification exists but not available

NCW has done the work and received compliance so we can help you make sure you get the full clean energy tax benefit that’s applicable.

Labor Hours Requirement
● Must meet 2 requirements to qualify for tax benefit
● 15% – Percentage of total labor hours performed by qualified apprentices with applicable ratio requirements
Ratio Requirement
● Proper ratios state or federal requirements
Participation Requirement
● Employ 4 or more individuals, must employ at least one qualified apprentice
● Good Faith Effort Exception