The Engineering and Applied Technology department at Santa Rosa Junior College has introduced its first program focused on renewable energy beginning fall 2020.
The solar photovoltaic program will train students for careers in the growing field. The first course, Renewable Energy Careers, is an introduction to the renewable energy industry including solar, wind and geothermal energy, and applies to four certificate options. It is being taught by Daisy Meyer, a training and service-learning program manager for the nation’s largest non-profit solar organization, GRID Alternatives.
The Solar PV program will allow students to learn about green technology from experts in the trade. Discussions will include careers within the industry, employment working conditions, social aspects of the industry, and educational and experience requirements.
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