Hard working employees of the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) across the nation have asked for relevant training to help them perform their jobs more effectively, and now it’s on the way!
IREC Previewed Weatherization Online Learning Modules at National Conference
Colorado’s NREL Hosts Student Renewable Energy Summer Workshop
“It was a week filled with lots of knowledge, a focus on the future and inspiring sights to keep us hungry for more, “ said Matt Aberman, senior electrical engineering student at University of Central Florida and second year FEEDER workshop attendee.
IREC Joins Solar Market Pathways Project
IREC joins the new U.S. Department of Energy Solar Market Pathways project as a partner with the project’s national coordinator, The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC), to provide technical assistance to the Pathways’ teams and create an expanded learning network that connects solar stakeholders across the U.S.
USDA Invests $68 Million in 540 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects Nationwide
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced in September that USDA is investing in 540 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects nationwide, including 14 small wind projects.
NREL Announces Two New Competitiveness Improvement Project Awards
In July, DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory announced two new Competitiveness Improvement Project (CIP) awards. Northern Power Systems of Barre, VT, and Urban Green Energy of New York, NY will receive a portion of the $1.27 million allocated to the CIP in support of the DOE’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative.
Department of Energy Announces 2016 Collegiate Wind Competition
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory recently issued a Request for Proposals seeking teams of students to participate in the 2016 U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition. First held in 2014 at the American Wind…
NREL Examines Solar Policy Pathways for States
Source: NREL Newsroom The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has published a report that aligns solar policy and market success with stage demographics. By organizing the 48 contiguous states into four peer groups based on shared non-policy characteristics, the…
Four Job Task Analyses for Multifamily Job Classifications Accepted by IREC
IREC has accepted four new job task analyses in the multifamily sector. These JTAs will be used as a resource to assess training providers for accreditation and instructors for certification.
NREL, DOE Release New Multifamily Job Task Analyses for Home Energy Upgrade Industry
The National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced the availability of four multifamily Job Task Analyses (JTAs) for the home energy upgrade industry.