Between teaching and curriculum planning, Julie Brazeau, instructor development coordinator for the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA), sat down with IREC to talk about her work as a solar PV instructor and the importance of credible credentials. Here’s our conversation.
MREA’s Julie Brazeau: Bullish on Credentials and Quality Training
Solar Powering Illinois Conference
If you’re a local government, contractor, policy maker, lender, or utility, a stellar lineup of solar experts in the regulatory, workforce, and training space will help you define opportunities, access resources and make an impact in your community. Conference is Tuesday, April 8th, 2014, at Harper College in Palatine, IL. Pre-and-post special training sessions: April 7th and 9th.
Spring Solar Training in the Midwest: Homerun!
Minnesota and Illinois will become centers of solar training in the Midwest this spring! Through relationships built by the Midwest Solar Training Network (MSTN), the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) is partnering with Midwestern organizations to host two regional conferences: the Solar Powering Minnesota conference in St. Paul and the Solar Powering Illinois conference near Chicago.
Solar Inspector Training Comes to Iowa
Over 70 electrical inspectors and contractors gathered on October 17th at the Prairie Meadows Hotel near Des Moines to learn about inspecting solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. Julie Brazeau, Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA), presented the six-hour training class developed by IREC and the International Electrical Inspector Association (IAEI).
Wisconsin Solar Decade Announces Keynoters
Wisconsin’s 6th Solar Decade Conference is scheduled for Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at the Milwaukee Frontier Airlines Center. The deadline for early bird rates ($125/person) is September 5th. Organizers of the day-long conference, including Focus on Energy, We Energies, the…
IREC Busy Processing ISPQ Credentials
17 candidates accredited and certified in Q1 2010 The Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. (IREC) is pleased to announce that seventeen awards of the Institute for Sustainable Power Quality (ISPQ) accreditation and certification have been presented in the first quarter…