Scholarships available for PV design and installation program

Molokai Rural Development Project News Release

The entry-level photovoltaic training program is a comprehensive training program that prepares students to take the entry level NABCEP (North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners) exam. It will train participants in the principles of small business, residential and commercial PV installation and design.

Twelve scholarships are available for this design and installation training program. Dates are Feb. 21-24 and Feb. 29-March 3, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

The program includes training in the principles of sustainability, energy and electrical systems, renewable energy generation, project and worksite safety and PV system planning. Attendees will be trained to design and plan for PV installation systems for residential and small business customers and work with customers in the field. It

The program is ideal for future employees who will be helping to determine how PV technologies can be optimized to play a role in meeting energy demands, as well as how much PV technology solutions will cost and how quickly they will pay for themselves.

Scholarship applications are available at http://www.sustainablemaui.org and UH Maui College Molokai/Molokai RDP Office. Deadline is Feb. 15.

This program is 100 percent funded by the U.S. Department of Labor through the Rural Development Project in the amount of $18,636. Auxiliary aids are available to individuals with disabilities upon request. Rural Development is an equal opportunity employer and program.

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