20 Jul '16, 7pm

White House announces New Solar Workforce Development Program

The White House today announced a new program, led by The Solar Foundation , to help train more Americans for careers in the rapidly expanding solar workforce. The US-$ 2.1 million program, known as the Solar Training Network, is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative under the Solar Training and Education for Professionals (STEP) funding program. The Solar Training Network will help build the infrastructure to meet President Obama’s 2015 commitment to train 75,000 people for careers in solar by 2020. The program will enhance and expand solar training resources and connect employers to qualified applicants. Improved access to solar training For solar job seekers, the Solar Training Network will improve access to solar training, resources, and careers. For employers, it will increase the quality and diversity of the solar workforce and establish national...

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