Grants Pass, Oregon [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Energy Outfitters, one of the solar industry’s major distributors, is gearing up for its 3rd Annual National RE Tech-Expo to be held in San Diego from January 19 to 22, 2006. Rhone Resch, President of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) will be the guest speaker at the event.“Rhone has done some excellent work for solar-energy this year and we are excited to have him come to our event and speak to our dealer/installer attendees,” said Bob Maynard, President and Founder of Energy Outfitters. “One of our goals with these events each year is to give each of our attendees an understanding of the legislative landscape we will all be working in over the next few years — and with the new Federal Tax Credit coming into play next year, Rhone’s visit with us will be a great value in understanding its impact on our solar businesses,” Maynard said. Energy Outfitters announced it will also be hosting NABCEP (North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners) Solar PV Installer Certification testing during the upcoming RE Tech-Expo event. This testing, to be administered by NABCEP, will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2006. Those dealer/ installers wishing to become NABCEP-certified may enroll for the testing using the NABCEP link below.