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 Solar Energy Technology

  • Are you passionate about renewable energy and energy efficiency?
  • Are you a problem solver who enjoys working with people?


Then a career in Solar Energy Technology might be right for you!

Description of program:

The program prepares students for employment designing and installing solar electric and solar thermal systems.

Solar Energy Technology Students, along with Energy Management and Utility Engineering students, take a first-year curriculum in basic electro-mechanical principles that includes electricity, fluids, digital, and automation along with requirement of physics and math.

In the second year, Solar Energy Technology students learn the fundamentals of energy management and energy efficiency and to design, install, and develop a thorough understanding of photovoltaics (PV) and domestic hot water (DHW) systems.

View the entire Solar Energy Technology program.

See solar power in action at NWTC!

Thursday, February 25, 2010
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Reasons for choosing this career:

  • Passion for energy and environmental issues
  • Enjoy problem solving
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Excellent growth potential in energy fields
  • State of the art solar laboratory
  • Focus on Energy and NABCEP (North American of Board Certified Energy Practitioners) approved

Apply to the program

Contact Information:

Amy Kox

(920) 498-6908 -