Arizona State University has been a pioneer in solar research and education since the 1970s, and is now bringing a set of much broader emerging technologies together in an initiative called LightWorks. Through integrated interdisciplinary efforts and cross-functional systems, LightWorks seeks to open doors to sustainable design, new fabrication practices, and breakthroughs in cost-effective solar technologies. Visit website.
Solar Energy International
Solar Energy International is dedicated to hands-on labs, online solar photovoltaic training, and renewable energy education. SEI also works with grassroots and development organizations to promote sustainability and improve quality of life worldwide through viable outreach programs. With 19 IREC-ISPQ Certified Solar Photovoltaic Trainers and 24 NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installers—more than any other trainer—SEI is the leader in renewable energy education. Visit website.
The Renewables Academy (RENAC)
The Renewables Academy AG (RENAC), based in Berlin, Germany, is one of the leading international providers for renewable energy training and energy efficiency education. Since its founding in January 2008, over 3,000 participants from more than 110 nations worldwide have benefited from the Academy’s expertise in the technology, financing, management and market development of alternative energy. Visit website.