The Solar DC Microgrid Education + Workforce Development Program is located at the Millvale Food + Energy Hub, and includes a variety of learning and training programs. The Hub’s state-of-the art 26 kwH microgrid, coupled with an advanced power control system for the building, building automation, and educational dashboard, serves as a learning tool for a wide range of abilities, age ranges, and interests from the casual to highly technical.
The Solar DC Microgrid System Education Program offers opportunities for students, visitors, and the community at large to examine the emerging role of renewable DC energy in promoting sustainability and reducing the damage caused to our environment and health by energy generation.
Current programs and resources include:
- Teen Solar Fellowship
- Educational Facility Tours
- Adult Workforce Development (launching 2021)