Solar Career Training Opportunities

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There are Many Pathways to a Career in the Solar Industry

 It’s a great time to be starting a career in the Clean Energy Industry! We’re dedicated to helping meet the employment needs of the industry by connecting employers, training providers, and job seekers. 

If training for a job in the Clean Energy Industry is what you’re looking for, there are many options available, both online and in-person. From technical schools to industry training, there are training options to fit your needs! 


Explore Your Options

Rise Up Solar Training Scholarships

The Rise Up Solar Training Scholarship was established in 2020 to support workforce development efforts and expand employment access in advanced energy by providing solar training scholarships and paid solar internships. Each scholarship grants the awardee  free, entry-level solar training  as well as  the  opportunity to attain their NABCEP PV Associate Credential. Recipients are also encouraged to apply for a select number of paid internships and entry-level positions.

Eligible applicants are selected in partnership with the program’s community partner organizations. 

Advanced MREA Training 

Many MREA courses are recognized for continuing education credits (CECs) by state licensing agencies, skilled and construction trade associations, and renewable energy credentialing organizations such as NABCEP. CECs are offered at no additional cost to course participants. 

Contact the MREA with any questions regarding continuing education, credit hours, or license renewal requirements for construction trades. View individual courses on MREA’s Course Calendar for a list of professions and hours eligible for each course. Transcripts of courses taken with the MREA are available upon request.


Address: 7558 Deer Rd. Custer, WI 54423
Phone: 715-592-6595

The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) is a non-profit organization with the mission to promote renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration.