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DOE PV Training Program May Eventually Have 1,400 Instructors

Aug. 25, 2010
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced today that the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), Latham, N.Y. will serve as the national administrator for the Solar Instructor Training Network (SITN) to help ensure the development of a ...

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced today that the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), Latham, N.Y. will serve as the national administrator for the Solar Instructor Training Network (SITN) to help ensure the development of a robust national solar training infrastructure which can meet the employment needs of a rapidly growing domestic solar industry. IREC will receive up to $4.5 million of funding over five years to administer the program. Through the work of the Training Network, DOE expects over 1,400 instructors will be trained across the nation, creating the capacity to train thousands of workers for the solar installation industry. Details