Solar Technical Training

The sun is just beginning to rise on the job market for men and women who choose solar technical training. Includes a list of comprehensive training programs for solar training programs.

Dr. Greg Olsen instructs Southwestern Technical College students in techniques of greenhouse retrofit. The students spend about 30% of their time doing actual construction work, such as on this greenhouse that's being added to the Big Y Community Club in Cherokee, North Carolina. The Save the Children Foundation supplied money for materials, and the project is coordinated by Sequoyah Driver (Big Y Chairman) and Dean Suagee (Energy Planner for the Eastern Bank of the Cherokee Indians Tribal Renewable Energy Assistance and Planning Program).
Students in the Colorado Mountain College solar retrofit program—an intensive one year course of study—are installing a solar hot-air system on a home in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

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