Census Clean Energy Manufacturing
Clean Energy Manufacturing | Spotlight: Nextracker Clean Energy Manufacturing The U.S. solar manufacturing industry is poised for a sea change. As of now, the majority of solar modules, wafers, cells, and inverters are imported from four countries: Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Globally, the United States produces a small fraction of total manufacturing capacity and…
Adding Online Courses to Your Training Program
IREC specializes in instructional design for online learning – here are a few resources and ideas to help reach learners in the short-term.
Online Solar Training for Code Officials Now Available through Innovative Technology
Source: The Interstate Renewable Energy Council Press Release Contact: Jane Pulaski October 1, 2012 – One significant barrier to the expansion of the solar market is the limited training of municipal code officials, the individuals responsible for approving proposed plans and inspecting and approving installations of photovoltaic (PV) systems. A dynamic new online training opportunity…
Registered Apprenticeships Toolkit for Clean Energy Employers
Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs) are a key tool for developing, scaling, and sustaining a diverse pipeline of trained talent ready to power the transition to a clean energy future. This toolkit is intended to provide employers and other stakeholders with the background information and supplemental resources needed to implement RAPs to develop a clean energy workforce.
Census Solar Job Trends
Solar Job Trends | Job Growth Over Time | The Solar Industry in 2022 | Solar Jobs by Sector | Solar Jobs by Occupational Category | Solar Jobs by Market Segment | Methodology Solar Job Trends As of December 2022, there were 263,883 jobs in the United States devoted primarily to solar energy. This job…
Local Code Officials Have New User Friendly Version for Solar PV Online Training
Recent modifications to the PV Online Training platform make it easier to use. The PV Online Training is now on the Moodle platform, an open source learning management system.
How to be an Effective Online Instructor of Solar Content? Experience it; Don’t Just Read About It
What’s the best way to teach someone how to be an effective online instructor of solar content? The Task 6.5 working group believes that solar instructors who experience effective online modules and courses will learn more, and learn it more efficiently, than those who just read about what makes a good online course.