Great Lakes Energy Education Center

Energy Education and Workforce Training

NWTC offers classes and customized training for current and aspiring energy professionals in power generation, distribution, and conservation.

Want to start or advance your energy career?

Does your company's workforce need new skills?

For over 30 years, we've provided hands-on training for energy related careers.

Now, with our Great Lakes Energy Education Center, we are powering the workforce on an epic scale — with indoor and outdoor labs that match real world environments, and a learning facility designed for zero net energy.

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Education Offerings to Meet Your Needs

Seven labs offer learning space for not only traditional energy generation, storage, and distribution, but in cutting-edge renewable energy and sustainability technologies.

Academic Programs

Individuals can earn credentials in solar, utilities engineering, energy management, electrical power, gas utilities, and other energy fields.

Workforce Training

Current energy workers can update their skills in areas like natural gas lighting, fusing, relays, substation entry, and testing equipment.

Utilities and Energy Coordination Network

Connect with employers, contractors, educational institutions, and professional organizations across the country to share best practices focusing on the shortage of well-trained utility and energy workers.  

More about the Energy Center

A shining example of sustainable building practices, the 30,000 square foot facility:

  • Is net zero energy capable with the goal of offsetting the building's annual energy consumption with an annual renewable energy production that meets or exceeds what the center consumes.

  • Includes conduit and circuits for adding solar and other renewable energy systems.

  • Has a geothermal system, a method for moving heat to and from the earth, with 40 wells that are over 300 feet deep.

Great Lakes Energy center general classroom full of students

Power Fact: NWTC students are putting their learning to work right here in the Energy Center. Students verify the production of electricity through our solar systems and the consumption of energy through metering installed throughout this building.

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Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
2740 West Mason St.
Green Bay, WI 54303

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