Post Tagged with: "training"

CertainTeed, Solar Energy International partner on solar installer training

CertainTeed, Solar Energy International partner on solar installer training

August 2, 2018 at 3:32 pm 1 comment

CertainTeed, a leading North American brand of building materials, is expanding its partnership with Solar Energy International (SEI), a leading provider of professional training for the solar industry workforce. Starting now, two of SEI’s courses can be used to satisfy training requirements needed to participate in CertainTeed’s Solar Installer Program.Read More

Solar site inspection made easy and fun in new IREC online training video

Solar site inspection made easy and fun in new IREC online training video

May 21, 2018 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

If you think online training has to be dry and boring, think again, says the independent Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC). The group launched a new online interactive video solar training for local code officials, which developers say has a “This Old House” approach. Take a look: “There is aRead More

This online solar training program looks to speed workforce development

This online solar training program looks to speed workforce development

March 21, 2018 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

Interplay Learning launched a new solar industry training program that will put training capabilities directly in the hands of trade contractors, equipment manufacturers, and field service departments. This new tool is powered by online simulation-based learning and Virtual Reality and could help overcome daily challenges hiring, training and maintaining aRead More

Boviet Solar, Spice Solar team up on solar installation vocational training

Boviet Solar, Spice Solar team up on solar installation vocational training

November 29, 2016 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Boviet Solar USA is collaborating with Spice Solar and the San Jose Conservation Corps and Charter School (SJCC&CS) to help train vocational students in solar system installation. Boviet Solar USA has donated three different types of solar panels to the SJCC, and Spice Solar is providing SJCC students with hands-onRead More

Check out this microinverter install training series from APsystems

Check out this microinverter install training series from APsystems

August 3, 2016 at 8:54 am Comments are Disabled

APsystems just launched a video series aimed at registered, professional solar installers (hey, that’s you!) to support its online training webinars, technical manuals and other support resources. The series will guide you, step by step, through a quick, hassle-free installation and setup of its YC500 microinverter. Side note, APsystems alsoRead More

NEXTracker opens solar education center for both novices and PV pros

NEXTracker opens solar education center for both novices and PV pros

July 1, 2016 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

When we visited the NEXTracker headquarters last year, it was clear the company’s big focus was on training and education. Fast forward to today, and the company has inaugurated its Center for Solar Excellence at that same headquarters in Fremont, Calif. Designed as a world class testing and proving groundRead More

SolarWorld forms training partnership with SEI (includes coursework discounts)

SolarWorld forms training partnership with SEI (includes coursework discounts)

June 3, 2016 at 3:03 pm Comments are Disabled

SolarWorld, an American manufacturer of crystalline-silicon solar technology, launched a training partnership with renewable-energy school Solar Energy International (SEI) that will include discounts on online coursework. SolarWorld has more than 40 years of experience in U.S. solar manufacturing, while the nonprofit SEI, with 45,000 alumni worldwide, is celebrating 25 yearsRead More

Department of Energy grows Solar Ready Vets, awards $10M to 10 solar training programs

Department of Energy grows Solar Ready Vets, awards $10M to 10 solar training programs

May 18, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

The Energy Department announced five additional military bases will join Solar Ready Vets, a solar jobs training program that prepares service members for careers in the solar industry when they leave active duty. The Department is also awarding $10 million to 10 new projects through its Solar Training and EducationRead More

First U.S. veterans complete Solar Ready Vets training program

First U.S. veterans complete Solar Ready Vets training program

March 30, 2016 at 9:04 am 1 comment

As part of the solar industry’s job report, SEIA always mentions the number of U.S. veterans the industry plans to employ. We reported this week that veterans now comprise 8 percent of the total workforce, but that number looks to increase now that the Department of Energy’s Solar Ready VetsRead More

Fronius hosting in-depth training at Solar Power PV Conference in Boston

Fronius hosting in-depth training at Solar Power PV Conference in Boston

February 22, 2016 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

For anyone heading to Boston for the Solar Power PV Conference & Expo, clear your schedule after lunch on Feb. 25 because Emmitt Muckles, Lead Trainer at Fronius USA, is leading a two-hour course covering the Fronius Primo, Fronius’ residential solution and the Fronius Symo, Fronius’s commercial solution. There will alsoRead More