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MREA Solar Training Academy

  • Date: April 10, 2023 - April 15, 2023
    Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Location: Urban Dreams
    1615 2nd Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50314
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Are you looking to join the solar workforce, train new hires, or just interested in learning how to design and install your own PV system? The Academy is the best place to start. 

The Solar Training Academy is a series of in-person and hands-on courses providing students with industry-leading solar technical training, that qualifies them to sit for the NABCEP PV Associate Exam, a sought-after solar credential valued by the industry. No prerequisites are required. 

Registration Deadline: March 27th, 2023 @ 5pm

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