Solar Energy

Do you care about clean energy and the technology behind harvesting solar power?

Schools that offer Solar Energy

Frankford High School

This program prepares students for career opportunities in the solar energy and energy efficiency industries. The 3-year Solar Energy program will train students to install solar panels and make buildings more energy efficient to reduce homes’ utility bills and take action on climate change. Students enrolled in the Solar Energy Program will be placed in paid summer internships in the clean energy field.

The Bright Solar Futures program at Frankford High School provides training in solar installation, energy conservation, work site safety, construction and electricity basics, and job readiness.

Certifications Offered

OSHA10 – required for any construction work
North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP®) Associate Credential– recommended for applying to entry-level solar jobs
Construction and Skilled Trades Selection System (CAST) – required for some utility jobs.

Possible Career Paths

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Solar Panel Installers
Median Salary – $46,470