ANSI/IREC Standard 14732-2014 General Requirements for the Accreditation of Clean Energy Certificate Programs is an American National Standard which describes best practices for certificate programs in the clean energy fields. It outlines requirements for issuing a market-valued certificate by examining linkage to industry and correlation between curriculum and a current, valid Job Task Analysis.

ANSI/IREC Standard 14732-2014 forms the foundation for a NEW IREC accreditation for clean energy certificate programs.



Open public comment periods ensure that standards reflect the breadth of the industry and interested parties. They add integrity and openness to the standards process and help to ensure that the public will accept the content of the Standard. You can view public comments about IREC Standard 14732 submitted during four distinct public comment periods and the Working Group’s responses, below: 

Fourth public comment period (closed 4/14/14)

Third public comment period (closed 11/18/12)

Second public comment period (closed 1/18/12)

First public comment period (closed 12/7/11)


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