US Solar Ready Vets Training Program
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California
Photo Credit: Energy.gov (Courtesy of Solar Energy International)
President Obama Announces Plan to Train 75,000 Solar Workers by 2020
As part of President Obama’s plans to combat climate change, the White House has announced a program for the U.S. Department of Energy to train 75,000 people to enter the solar workforce by 2020, many of whom will be part of a military veterans jobs initiative called Solar Ready Vets.
~ Administration Announces Actions To Drive Growth In Solar Energy And Train Workers For Clean-Energy Jobs, The White House, Office of the Press Secretary, April 3, 2015