US DOE Launches Solar Training

The US Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative is developing two new training programs that will be available through the Solar Instructor Training Network in spring 2012. This nationwide collaboration between community colleges, labor training centers, and nine Regional Training Providers is intended to provide high-quality photovoltaic (PV) occupational skills courses and training for every state in the country.

The PV On-Line Training tool will provide free, web-based training on solar PV inspection and building code practices for code officials across the country. Inspectors will be able to take eight in-depth modules on photovoltaic inspections at their convenience and then attend a free follow-up training the next summer at a nearby partner school. PV On-Line Trainings incorporate a simulated video environment for a “gaming” atmosphere that changes the scenario each time it is opened.

Comments (0)

This post does not have any comments. Be the first to leave a comment below.


Post A Comment

You must be logged in before you can post a comment. Login now.

Featured Product

Panasonic battery storage & solar from a company you can trust

Panasonic battery storage & solar from a company you can trust

Panasonic's Total Home Energy System is built to deliver. The same battery technology we use to power the world's most advanced electric cars is now available to power your home. But it doesn't stop there. The all-in-one renewable energy system pairs Panasonic solar panels with Evervolt™ batteries to offer your customers a complete solar + storage solution, manufactured and warrantied by a company you know you can trust. In stock now.