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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Assistance Program (TAP) will host a Webinar on Wednesday, November 17, titled State of the States: Quantifying the Impact of State Policies on Clean Energy Development.
At this Webinar, you will hear about the State of the States project at the DOE National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), which looks at the growth of clean energy development that coincides with the implementation of specific state policies. The analysis is carried out from the point of view of policy makers and researchers, but More >
Don’t forget! Join us today for the free webinar: Strategies to Streamline Your Smart Meter Data Management Projects. Learn from some real-life case studies and see how other utilities have found ways to streamline their projects.
Can’t make the live broadcast? Register online to receive an alert when the recorded webinar is available on greentechmedia.com!
When: Thursday, November 4, 2010 Time: 12:00 pm EDT/9:00 am PDT Register: http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e=259774&s=1&k=56BC54C68C18A07AC33BEBA6F4053F79Webinar Summary:
With so many new technologies coming into play in your IT infrastructure, it is hard to keep your team staffed and trained with the skills needed to get the systems up and keep them More >
ImagineSolar is offering a PV Sales and Marketing (4)-hour workshop Saturday, 10/30 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at JATC, 4000 Caven Rd. (google it for directions. Basically, just south of Ben White Blvd. just east of I-35)This class is the first in our new PV Technical Sales Certification Pathway course series. Here is the offer: John Hoffner, host of KOOP “Shades of Green” Thursday 10/28 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. is GIVING AWAY FREE PASSES to this class to ANYONE WHO CALLS IN DURING THE PROGRAM!!! (Normally this class is $199.00 !!!) As many know, John and Michael Kuhn, President and CEO More >
Learn about a FREE tool for clean energy project analysis!Webinar ― Using RETScreen To Identify the Most Promising Clean Energy Projects October 27, 2010
Here you will learn about the upcoming TAP Webinar that will present on October 27, 2010, and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Assistance Program (TAP) for state and local officials.
At this Webinar you will hear about RETScreen, which is a leading online software tool that can help state and local officials quickly conduct feasibility analyses for clean energy project. This software is relatively easy to use is free of charge. It can therefore significantly More >
NABCEP Releases Small Wind Installer Certification Resource Guide | North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners
June 13, 2010 First small wind certifying exam set for September 11, 2010
By Ezra AuerbachClifton Park, NY
The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) has just released its Small Wind Installer Certification Exam Resource Guide, a useful and practical resource for those planning to take NABCEP’s Small Wind Installer Certification Exam. The first small wind certifying exam is scheduled for Saturday, September 11, 2010, at various locations in the U.S.“We are confident that a working knowledge of the content of the resources we have listed will go a long way to successfully and safely installing any small wind-electric system, More >
April 29, 2010
Source: US Department of Energy
U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced that the Department of Energy is announcing award selections for nearly $100 million for 54 smart grid workforce training programs intended to help prepare the next generation of workers in the utility and electrical manufacturing industries. These projects will leverage more than $95 million in funding from community colleges, universities, utilities and manufacturers to develop and implement training programs. The selectees estimate that the programs will train approximately 30,000 Americans.
Secretary Chu made the announcement while visiting a Pepco engineering and service center in Rockville, Maryland that is More >
Building the Next Generation – Power Engineering Scholarships – Junior Engineering Technical Society
April 16th, 2010
David Wagman, Chief Editor, Power Engineering magazine
As the economy recovers attention is returning to one of the most pressing challenges facing the electric power generation industry: its workforce.
Professionals working in the “traditional” power generation sector—in nuclear and fossil-fired plants—continue to age and move toward retirement. Their jobs will need to be filled. At the same time, employment in the renewable energy sector is accelerating. Those positions will need to be filled.
The challenge for our industry comes in attracting and retaining smart, dedicated and creative professionals who will lead the next generation of power industry professionals.
Three years ago Power Engineering launched with the More >
Ontario-based Horizon Energy Solutions, Inc. has recently announced the launch of its commercial solar power generating business, as well as strategic partnerships with several local governments and educational institutions. Dubbed “Ontario’s Solar Sunbelt,” the initiative aims to promote sustainable communities in Canada through the use of green energy. A well-reputed company in the field of power generation and utilities, Horizon is among the first commercial solar power providers in Ontario.
Horizon has disclosed that it is in talks with several industrial, commercial, and educational institutions around the region as it maps out its plans to install solar power facilities. Horizon likewise plans to offer residential More >
By Ezra Auerbach
Clifton Park, NY- The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners has released the newly developed Job Task Analysis (JTA) for the upcoming Photovoltaic (PV) Technical Sales Certification. The JTA is a comprehensive list of all the measurable tasks that a practitioner performs and guides the development of the exam.Ezra Auerbach, NABCEP’s Executive Director, says, “The launching of this Certification broadens the career path opportunities for those who are successful PV Entry Level Exam candidates.”
Ezra Auerbach, Executive Director of NABCEP, says, “NABCEP is, as always, extremely grateful for the knowledge and experience of many of the PV industry’s More >