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Nearly 150 clean energy training organizations and trainers have set themselves apart by earning the coveted IREC Credential. The IREC Candidate Handbook and a one-on-one support program helps community colleges, instructors and other training organizations prepare for the IREC assessment process, AND helps current credential holders maintain their mark of quality.

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16 Weeks to a New, Improved Clean Energy Training Program

For clean energy education/training programs serious about earning the most recognized mark of quality in clean energy, comes a marathon-inspired training that makes preparation for the coveted IREC Credential a less daunting process. IREC’s new plan helps programs prepare to apply and strengthen their training programs gradually over 16 weeks. And it’s FREE.

New Solar Jobs Numbers Highlight Six States

On February 12th, 2015, The Solar Foundation released the results of an expanded effort to capture solar employments trends at the state level with six reports exploring Arizona, California, Georgia, Maryland, New York, and Texas.

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In a NY State of Mind: Vets Hear Why Solar a Good Career Fit

Todd Venetz, IREC’s field coordinator for NYSERDA’s Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Advanced Energy Technologies Workforce Development Program, recently helped facilitate a program for the veteran’s Vocational Career Network, administered from the Stratton VA medical center in Albany.

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AACC Workforce Development Institute 2015

IREC is at the American Association of Community College’s annual conference, Workforce Remix, from January 28-31, participating in a day-long pre-conference workshop, and exhibiting in a booth.

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REWNA 2014

Part of Power Generation Week, REWNA will be held December 9-11, packed with pre-conference workshops, technical tours, more than 70 conference sessions, panel discussions, three exhibition days and multiple networking events.

Distributed Solar & Utility Cost Recovery

ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability USA, North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center, and the Meister Consultants Group of the SunShot Solar Outreach Partnership present a free hour-long webinar 11/5 on regulatory and rate design pathways to deeper solar cost reductions on county solar fees and net metering.

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IREC’s 2014 3iAwardees Honored at SPI!

IREC honored its 2014 national 3iAward winners – for Innovation, Ingenuity, Inspiration in renewable energy and energy efficiency – at an awards ceremony on the show floor at SPI. This year’s winners in each competitive category were for the first time selected by some 1,000 online voters.

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Come to IREC’s 3iForum, three days of insightful 30-minute sessions from solar thought leaders on the exhibition floor in the solar industry trends booth #3909 (upper level exhibit hall) at Solar Power International. Find out who and what’s on the agenda.

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SITN Seminar: US Solar Market Trends

Now in its seventh year, IREC’s highly respected 2014 U.S. Solar Market Trends report provides public data on U.S. solar installations in 2013 by technology, state and solar market sectors. Join report author and IREC Vice President Larry Sherwood and SITN for a stimulating hour on Thursday, September 18 for in-depth look at PV installations in 2013, including growth trends by sector and state rankings for installations.

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