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Business Of Solar Online Training Allied Schools

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What You Will Learn
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
•Identify the role of primary and secondary energy sources in modern society.
•Classify useful energy conservation methods and ways of being energy efficient.
•Identify the PV industry and how much energy a PV system will produce.
•Recall the costs of organizing and staffing a solar business.
•Recognize effective sales strategies for a solar business.
•Distinguish between the benefits of using solar PV systems in the real estate market.
•Identify job opportunities in the photovoltaic industry and additional PV industry resources.
•Demonstrate an understanding of Solar PV market suppliers.

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Business Of Solar Online Training Allied Schools

  1. 1. Allied Leads the Way Choose the school that cares about your success and provides all of the resources you need to reach your career goals. • Nationally Accredited • Convenient Online Courses • Live Student Support • 825,000 Students Since 1995 • 25+ Career-Training Programs S C H O O L S The clean energy boom is sweeping across the United States at an unprecedented rate. On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed the $16.8 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. This effort will provide tens of billions of dollars to provide nationwide renewable energy and energy efficiency programs. And that translates into boundless opportunities for solar jobs! The challenge? Finding knowledgeable, passionate individuals to help implement these programs. And Allied has a solution if you’re ready for the challenge – the new Business of Solar course. A random Google search for the phrase“green job opportunities”immediately produced over 42,500,000 results. In fact, according to a 2009 study conducted by the American Solar Energy Society, (ASES) the renewable energy industry generated approximately 500,000 jobs and $43 billion in revenue in the United States in 2007. The much broader energy-efficiency industry generated 8.6 million jobs and $1 trillion in revenue, The study projects that these two sectors could employ 16 million to 37 million people by 2030. Take action now! The time to take action is now with Allied’s Business of Solar course. Gain the expertise you need, join the thriving green industry and embark on an in-demand career that just might change the world. Allied’s The Business of solarCourse Opportunities Abound for a Bright Future Solar is the right career choice. According to the American Solar Energy Society, the renewable energy industry offers nothing but opportunities for your career: • As many as 37 million jobs can be generated by the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries in the U.S. by 2030 • Largest-growing sectors include solar thermal, solar photovoltaics, biofuels, and fuel cells •The renewable energy industry grew more than three times as fast as the U.S. economy in 2007 • The renewable energy and energy efficiency (RE&EE) industries represented more than 9 million jobs and $1,045 billion in U.S. revenue in 2007 • 95% of the jobs are in the private industry
  2. 2. How Long Your Course Will Take Unit Title Hours Unit 1 Introduction to Energy 7 Unit 2 Energy Efficiency & Conservation 6 Unit 3 Introduction to Solar Photovoltaics 5 Unit 4 Building Your Solar Business 7 Midterm Exam 1 Unit 5 Effective Sales Strategies for Your Solar Business 6 Unit 6 Solar and Real Estate Professionals 6 Unit 7 Jobs and Opportunities in Solar 5 Final Exam 2 Total 45 WhatYouWill Learn Upon completion of this course, you should be able to: • Recognize effective sales strategies for a solar business. • Distinguish between the benefits of using solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the real estate market. • Identify job opportunities in the photovoltaic industry and additional PV industry resources. • Demonstrate an understanding of Solar PV market suppliers. • Understand the role of primary and secondary energy sources in modern society. • Determine useful energy conservation methods and ways of being energy efficient. • Understand the costs of organizing and staffing a solar business. The Grading Process Every multiple-choice quiz submitted to Allied for grading must be completed with a passing grade before you are allowed to take the final exam. For multiple-choice assignments, a passing grade of 70% or higher is required. Assignments that do not meet the passing criteria will be returned to you, and must be redone. On the final exam, you must get a grade of 70% or higher to pass the course. If you do not pass the final exam, you will be allowed to retake it. Live Student Support Need help? • Educational Support Department (888) 751-2303 • Student Services Department (888) 925-4282 Do something amazing with your future! Feel confident about a new career in a growing industry and be proud that your efforts will benefit generations to come. Make it happen today – take Allied’s Business of Solar course. • According to solarbuzz.com, renewable energy requires more manpower than harmful fossil fuel – wind power creates 2.77 jobs for every megawatt produced, solar PV creates 7.24 jobs per megawatt. • President Obama said the US will double its supply of renewable energy by 2012 S C H O O L S About the course

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