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  • Energy Department Announces $32 Million to Boost Solar Workforce Training, Drive Solar Energy Innovation

    Today, the Energy Department is announcing $32 million in funding to help train American workers for the solar energy workforce and to further drive down the cost of solar by developing innovative low-cost concentrating solar power collectors and increasing access to critical solar data. The Department is making up to $12 million available to develop a diverse, well-trained solar support ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Leanardo Energy holds second concentrated solar power online training course

    Following the first training series dedicated to Concentrated Solar Power technology description, Leonardo Energy is launching a second course, covering market aspects, special applications (solar desalination) and solar resource assessment. To register for the course, please ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Three Military Bases Partner with Energy Department to Train Veterans for Solar Jobs

    Today, the first class of Marine trainees at Camp Pendleton will graduate from the Energy Department’s solar job training pilot program, which is aimed at preparing service members for careers in the solar industry as solar photovoltaic system installers, sales representatives, system inspectors, and other solar-related opportunities. Camp Pendleton is one of three military bases partnering ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • SEI Announces Advanced Solar Training Lab: PV351L

     Solar Energy International has announced its most advanced solar training opportunity yet for solar professionals - PV351L: Tools and Techniques for PV System Operations and Maintenance. Exciting and complex new analytical tools for photovoltaic system operations and maintenance (O&M) allow fast access to information which previously had been very difficult to gather. Whether ...


    By Solar Energy International

  • CleanEdison offers free webinar series in solar, bpi, commercial energy auditing, geothermal & auto-hybrid trainning

    “Building America's Workforce and A Better World,” CleanEdison is our nation's premier green-collar job training company, and announced its new, job creation initiative today. In honor of Earth Day, the company ...

  • DOE Announces Webinars on Top Solar Tools, Building Energy Optimization Tool Training, and More

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. May 14: Live Webinar on ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • On-line training accelerates the marketplace for Renewable Energies

    “The world-wide growth in Renewable Energy over the last year has dramatically increased the demand for people that understand these technologies from a business perspective,” says Frederic Pouyot, Vice President of Clean Energy at Willis College of Business and Technology and CEO of GPEKS Constructions Inc. Willis College and GPEKS teamed up four years ago to deliver quality on-line courses ...

  • Solar Energy Initiatives Launches Solar EOS's Website and Social Media Presence

    New Website Is www.solar-eos.comPONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/10 -- Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. (OTCBB: SNRY), with businesses in solar project development, distribution and workforce training, today announced the launch of Solar EOS's website and social media presence at www.solar-eos.com. Solar EOS supports the growth of the solar industry ...


    By Marketwire

  • Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. Sells Its Solar EOS Division

    Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. (OTCBB: SNRY), with business in solar project development, today announced that the Company has sold its Solar (EOS) Division for a note and assumption of defined debt. The EOS division is a technical training school for understanding the core concepts needed to install solar photovoltaic and thermal systems. David Fann, CEO of Solar Energy ...


    By Marketwire

  • Solar Energy Initiatives Completes $1.5 Million Solar Photovoltaic Panel Sale

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 07/22/10 -- Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. (OTCBB: SNRY), with businesses in solar project development, distribution and workforce training, today announced that the Company's SNRY Solar Inc division has completed a sale of PV solar panels totaling $1.5 million with an international purchaser. The profitable business line concentrates on selling both ...


    By Marketwire

  • DoD Taps Florida's Premier Solar PV School for Veterans Training

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has recently selected US Solar Institute (USSI) to help train its service members to safely install PV technology. As the country's first dedicated, licensed photovoltaic college to receive this distinction, USSI will play an important role in the post-service ...


    By Marketwire

  • PG&E Grant Supports Solar Job Training, Community Vitality

     Courtney Dittmar was thrust into a tough Bay Area job market in 2009 when she lost her job of nine years at a university library. After two years of unemployment, a friend connected her with the nonprofit GRID Alternatives, which runs a Solar Intern Program funded by a $120,000 grant from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). Now, Dittmar is a graduate of the program and recently led ...

  • U.S. EPA Honors GRID Alternatives for Solar Panel Job Training

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld today recognized nonprofit GRID Alternatives as a Climate Change Champion. The EPA Pacific Southwest Region’s Environmental Award was presented at a ceremony hosted by the Hopland Band of Pomo Indians in Hopland, California. “EPA applauds GRID Alternatives for championing clean technologies to ...

  • Solar Energy Initiatives Launches New Corporate Website

    New Website Is www.solarenergy-us.comPONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 08/03/10 -- Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. (OTCBB: SNRY), with businesses in solar project development, distribution and workforce training, today announced the launch of their new corporate website and social media presence at www.solarenergy-us.com. "The launch of the new ...


    By Marketwire

  • Wind and Solar Energy Market in Turkey – Risks and Opportunities

    The demand for electricity in Turkey is expected to rise sharply in future. Since the government is keen to avoid foreign dependency, considerably more power will be required from domestic sources. Turkey has a huge potential in wind and solar energy thanks to favourable climatic conditions. To achieve the government's target of 20 GW installed wind energy capacity by 2023, the industry will need ...


  • Dow Supports Solar Energy Generation in South Africa

    The Dow Chemical Company today reiterated its commitment to the growing solar power industry in South Africa as it prepares to exhibit its innovative range of solutions at the CSP Today South Africa 2013 2nd Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Conference & Expo. The event takes place on February 4-5, at the Southern Sun Pretoria hotel in Pretoria, South Africa. The Company is exhibiting in booth ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Yingli Green Energy Partners with Solar 360 in Australia

    Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar", today announced that one of its wholly-owned ...

  • FEMP Offers New Training Series on Renewable Energy Technologies

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) presents an updated series of training courses focused on Renewable Energy Technology Applications for federal sites. Renewable energy technologies can help federal sites meet agency goals and legislative mandates, improve energy security, and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Siemens Energy and Sun To Market Solutions to develop training simulator for CSP plants

    Siemens Energy and Sun To Market Solutions are to develop a full-scope integrated test, commissioning and training simulator for concentrating solar power (CSP) plants. The objective of the full-scope integrated control room simulator is to provide a "virtual plant" for engineering tests, commissioning, and assessment for CSP plant operators. It will also offer training for plant startup and ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Statement from Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on the 2014 Solar Job Census

    Secretary Ernest Moniz issued the following statement today on the 2014 National Solar Jobs Census: “Solar power is a key component of our all-of-the-above approach to American energy, creating good-paying American jobs that support our growing clean energy economy. According to a new report released by the Solar Foundation today, the solar industry is continuing its rapid growth, with more ...


    By US Department of Energy

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