During RE+ SoutheastSolar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), and Apprenticeship in Clean Energy (ACE) Network, invite solar and clean energy companies to gather at our Apprenticeship & Workforce Power Hour in order to connect with organizations and experts that can support companies in meeting the Inflation Reduction Act’s Registered Apprenticeship requirements and other workforce needs.

Registered Apprenticeship programs are rapidly becoming a crucial tool to supporting a more robust, diverse, and rapidly expanding solar and clean energy workforce. We invite all types of solar and clean energy employers to attend this event to explore the registered apprenticeship space and meet with potential workforce partners.

Join us at this event to network with representatives of organizations that can support companies in joining an apprenticeship program, launching an employer-sponsored apprenticeship program, or expanding the candidate pool for apprenticeship programs and other job opportunities.

The format of this event will be open networking, with each of the organizations below having a designated table. Attendees may choose which organizations they would like to speak with throughout this event.

Organizations invited to host a table at this event:

  • ACE – Apprenticeships in Clean Energy Network
  • U.S. Dept. of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship
  • IBEW – International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • LIUNA – Laborers’ International Union of North America
  • UBC – United Brotherhood of Carpenters
  • IUOE – International Union of Operating Engineers
  • ACS – Adaptive Construction Solutions
  • IEC – Independent Electrical Contractors
  • Technical College System of Georgia
  • Women Gone Global Partners (Apprenticeship & Pre-apprenticeship)
  • CEO – Center for Employment Opportunities (Pre-apprenticeship & training)
  • HBI – Home Builders Institute (Pre-apprenticeships)
  • TBD additional community colleges, training & pre-apprenticeship programs, and workforce development organizations

This Apprenticeship & Workforce Power Hour is free for all attendeesHolding a pass to RE+ Southeast is NOT required to attend the Power Hour. However, attendees are encouraged (to consider purchasing a full conference or expo hall pass to RE+ Southeast in order to take full advantage of opportunities to make connections. There will be no virtual component of this Power Hour.

About RE+ Southeast:

RE+ Southeast will take place on April 17 – 18, 2024 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. RE+ Southeast typically attracts over 1,000 attendees from companies working throughout the region (AL, AR, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, and VA). The exhibit hall will feature over 75 exhibitors with a range of companies offering products and services in the industry. Registering and attending RE+ Southeast is a great way to check out a variety of solar, storage & clean energy technologies, talk to company staff members about their businesses and what type of workforce needs they have, and learn about regional industry trends.

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