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Project Managers & Interconnection Specialists Needed to Build 437GW of New Utility-Scale Solar

Wood Mackenzie projects the U.S. utility-scale PV market will add 437 GW between 2022 and 2032. That’s 43,700 MW every year for ten years. It’s a staggering number and no solar company has the people they need to deliver at that scale.

I’m no genius, but I feel confident predicting that utility-scale solar project & […]

Using Apprenticeships to Meet a Dire Need for Skilled and Licensed Electricians: ReVision Energy

Launching a Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) at your company can initially seem daunting. It requires intention and consistency as the structure for apprentice training and development is created and implemented. If your team is just starting their journey into RAPs, it can be helpful to hear from companies who have launched impactful programs and are […]

Understanding Registered Apprenticeship Program Standards: Solar Technician Example

Casey Coghlan understands all the ins and outs of Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs). Before she worked as a Colorado Apprenticeship Consultant, Casey worked on the employer side of apprenticeship equation where she built a RAP for a construction company. Through that experience, she learned firsthand how straightforward and beneficial structured workforce development programs, like RAPs, […]

Exploring Sponsorship Options for Your Registered Apprenticeship Program

There are four key roles within Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs) – employers, sponsors (also known as administrators), Related Technical Instruction (RTI) providers, and supportive services. Registered Apprenticeship Programs can be developed under different sponsors. In HeatSpring’s free course, How to Start Your Registered Apprenticeship Program, Becky Long from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) shares […]

What is a Registered Apprenticeship Program?

With the passing of the Inflation Reduction Act, clean energy companies are scrambling to understand and implement Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs). Staff charged with leadership & development within companies are actively building their capacity to administer this powerful workforce development tool. In HeatSpring’s free course, How to Start Your Registered Apprenticeship Program, Janene Erne, a […]