Learn about solar energy training courses. Participants in a Solar Energy International photovoltaic workshop wire up some PV modules.
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Installer training courses offered through professional organizations, community colleges and universities can prepare you for a satisfying career in renewable energy.
Students at Ferry Pass Middle School in Pensacola, Florida, learn about the sun's power with their mobile, solar-powered generator.
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University of Missouri-Rolla and Rolla Technical Institute students designed this modest but highly energy-efficient solar home for the Solar Decathlon competition held last October in Washington, D.C. The student team from the University of Colorado at Boulder took first place with their BasePlus home. (For more information, visit: www.eere.energy.gov/solar_decathlon/boulder.html.)