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Solar Installer Training - 2013 Schedule
Solar PV Installer Training Course - August 2013
NOTE: Those who complete this class will receive a completion certificate that will meet one of the qualifications to receive the Louisiana Solar Equipment Installer license.
LA CleanTech and ADVEN, LLC partner for Solar Training classes.
ADVEN, LLC, LA CleanTech's original training provider since June 2008, is a national recognized and acclaimed Solar Training and CleanTech consulting company founded and based in New Orleans, LA.
Through their industry-leading Advanced Energy Service model ADVEN offers a full range of client support services for the Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, and Clean Energy industries. ADVEN offers solar PV installer training and solar system engineering and solar system design consulting, proposal support, sales and marketing programs, technology solutions, project due diligence, solar system commissioning, custom training programs, project consulting and many other solar energy and cleantech industry services.
Eddie Haynes, ,NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional, and ISPQ Master Trainer, worked with Stephen Shelton, Executive Director, LA CleanTech and CEO of ADVEN to assist in the design and implementation of our Solar Training Program. Eddie is the Senior Solar Installer, Engineer, Consultant, and Solar Instructor for ADVEN, LLC.
ADVEN's highly successful five year old Solar Installer Training program has received much national attention and acclaim. LA CleanTech and ADVEN's Solar Training Program partnered on an award from the US Department of Energy, Solar Energy Technologies program, in partnership with Houston Community College (HCC) in 2009.
Announced on October 8, 2009, the program is still active today as part of the US DOE SunShot Initiative. ADVEN's Solar Traning Program and LA CLeanTech were chosen as a Regional Resource and Solar Training Providers for the South Central Region as members of the The Solar Installer Instructor Training Network team. The regional resource and training providers offer train-the-trainer workshops and are jointly responsible for developing curricula, career pathways, and regional labor market studies.
The United States has some of the best solar resources in the world, resources that are more than double that of Germany, the current world leader in solar. With the right policies, solar can play a significant role in creating jobs, growing local economies and cutting energy costs for consumers and businesses.
Rhone Resch, Solar Energy Industres Association
President and CEO
Why is CleanTech important for Louisiana ?
Many states and countries are aggressively pursuing CleanTech investors
and entrepreneurs through a variety of programs that Louisiana could emulate.....Technology research and development should be at the heart of Louisiana's efforts to establish a CleanTech cluster. .....read more
Why is CleanTech good for the Environment ?
All CleanTech industry sectors share a common thread: They use new, innovative technology to create products and services that compete favorably on price and performance, while reducing mankind's impact on the environment. .....read more
What is the Growth Potential for CleanTech ?
Venture capital interest in CleanTech has surged....the costs of environmentally sensitive technologies are lower..(and)
..worldwide efforts to address environmental problems..are on the rise. This confluence of forces -
the simultaneous maturity of both environmental technology and impetus -
makes CleanTech a promising sector for future growth. .....read more
What is CleanTech ?
CleanTech was founded as a viable investment category in 2002 and since has experienced an annual growth rate in excess of 50%. CleanTech is driven by market economics therefore offering greater financial upside and sustainability. The concept of CleanTech embraces a diverse range of products, services, and processes across eleven industry segments that are inherently designed to :
Provide superior performance at lower costs
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What is Clean Technology ?
Clean technologies hold the greatest promise of addressing the planet's challenges, while generating superior returns and job creation..... Cleantech Group...read more
LA CleanTech Launches "Green-Jobs" Training Program
Global Green Holy Cross Project partners with South Coast Solar and LA CleanTech to continue workforce development program for Solar Installers during installation of 5kW solar electric system in the ninth ward...read more .
New Orleans is named as a DOE Solar American City. LA CleanTech spearheads the effort to build the New Orleans Solar City team with The City of New Orleans, FutureProof, Green Coast Enterprises, Alliance for Affordable Energy, and Global Green....................read more
La Clean Tech is offering Solar Energy Installation training classes around the state, and is working with the Louisiana Community and Technical College System to assist the LTC in starting a state wide Continuing Education Solar Training program....read more
LA Senator Nick Gautreaux was presented with an award for his dedication to passing the Louisiana Tax Credit. La Clean Tech Network credits Mr. Gautreaux with being the "Father of the Solar Industry" in Louisiana...read more
Southern Building Institute is formed by La CleanTech along with Louisiana based building professionals and teams up with Texas A&M to apply for DOE Build America grant.
Global Green Holy Cross Project partners with La CleanTech to begin workforce development program for Solar Installers during installation of 5kW solar electric system in the ninth ward...read more .
Louisiana Economic Development office and La CleanTech are working towards getting Solar PV manufacturere to locate a 175MW a year manufacturing plant in New Orleans to produce state of the art solar systems.
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