Training for a Clean Energy Future

Posted Date: 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 2:30pm

Alfred State is using part of its NYSERDA SUNYgreensNY $2.9 million clean energy training grant to prepare future renewable energy professionals. The college has earned three Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) recognitions for courses and instructors, including training provider accreditation for a photovoltaic (PV) and professional wind installation course and accreditation in its Electrical Construction and Maintenance Electrician program. Alfred State now boasts two certified master trainers, one IREC Certified Master Trainer in PV and one IREC Certified Master Trainer in small wind, and is the only IREC Accredited Training Provider in small wind installation offering college credit in the Eastern Region.