Activities will include discussion about the College's Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems Technician Certificate and career possibilities in the Energy Technology field. Several ACC alumni will be on hand to talk about their success, as well. The day's activities will culminate with a public meeting of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society, and former Speaker of the Colorado General Assembly Andrew Romanoff will present a discussion entitled "Growing out of poverty: how Coloradans are helping the world's poorest farmers reap a profit".
Below is a schedule of events for ACC Energy Day:
3:00 p.m. Industry Panel Discussion: "The Bright Future for Jobs in Colorado's New Energy Economy"
4:00 p.m. ACC Panel Discussion: "Energy Technology Faculty, Students and Alumni Success Stories"
5:00 p.m. Energy Technology Demonstrations, Solar Barbeque and Networking
7:00 p.m. Colorado Renewable Energy Society Monthly Meeting (featuring Andrew Romanoff)
"Colorado's New Energy Economy needs an increasing number of qualified workers who can design, build, install and maintain the thousands of renewable energy installations throughout the state," said Phil von Hake, Adjunct Faculty in the ACC Energy Technology program. "ACC continues to lead the effort to prepare this next generation of workers."
ACC Energy Day will take place in front of the mock roof (used for solar installation training) at the southeast corner of the ACC Annex Building. ACC is located just two blocks west of the Southwest (C or D) Line of RTD Light Rail. Free parking is available in designated lots throughout campus.
All events during ACC Energy Day are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Vicki Befort, Energy Technology Coordinator at ACC, at email@example.com or 303.956.9924.