Many Veterans of these two recent conflicts are way ahead of the training as they've been using solar technologies in theater, especially in forward combat bases, not just using but the technology needs with and applications of.
County supervisors back Temecula nonprofit’s program starting in 2014
Dec. 6, 2013 - Veterans looking for jobs in the local solar industry can get a boost through a program backed by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, beginning next year.
This week, the board unanimously passed a resolution endorsing Empower America, a Temecula-based nonprofit that will provide two weeks of training for free to honorably discharged veterans, and then try to place them in the solar industry. The program, which has been operating in Riverside County since August, is scheduled to launch in San Diego in early 2014.
Mario Pabon, CEO of the nonprofit, said the program will work through employment offices, military bases and other organizations to locate veterans for the training. Each session will include 10 to 12 veterans who will learn hands on how to install solar panels. read more>>>