Workshop on Solar Workforce Needs

State and workforce officials are sponsoring a public forum to identify labor and training needs in large-scale solar thermal and photovoltaic projects that could start this year.

The forum will be at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the California Environmental Protection Agency Building, 1001 I St (corner of I and 10th streets) in Sacramento.

Representatives from several solar technology ventures will present valuable information about recent and upcoming projects, and discuss issues of importance. The Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies will be on hand.
Also there will be Kern Community College District
and the California Workforce Investment Board will share their perspectives.

A period of public comment will follow. Information and agenda:

The San Joaquin Valley Clean Energy Organization is a nonprofit dedicated to improving our region's quality of life by increasing its production and use of clean and alternative energy. The SJVCEO works with cities and counties and public and private organizations to demonstrate the benefits of energy efficiency and renewable energy throughout the eight-county region of the San Joaquin Valley.