Solar Professionals’ Academy of the Americas Application

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 – Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Solar Professionals’ Academy of the Americas Application

The Solar Professionals’ Academy of the Americas (SPAA) will train 50 people, representing countries, communities, and organizations throughout Central America and Mexico to design, install and maintain solar PV systems and to successfully launch and administer businesses in this critically important industry. Applications are due by May 15, 2013, and applicants will be advised of acceptance by May 31, 2013. Once accepted, you will be notified directly of further logistics related to the program.

The following are a list of requirements for qualified candidates:

  • You must be a citizen of one of the following countries: Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama, or Belize* (all trainings are conducted in Spanish).
  • Access to a reliable high-speed internet connection (see computer requirements below)
  • Ability to take 9 weeks of online instruction (approximately 8 – 12 hours per week)
  • Ability to travel to EARTH University – La Flor in Costa Rica in November for a week of hands-on training (travel stipend provided)
  • Desire to work in the renewable energy industry or in renewable energy projects in Central America

Contact Person and Information:


Matthew Harris
Project Manager
Academia de Profesionales Solares de las Américas (APSA)
39845 Mathews Lane Paonia, CO 81428
Tel.: 970.527.7657

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Posted By: N/A – Tuesday, 15 January, 2013 at 12:00 AM


Jan 15 2013 - May 15 2013


21:00 - 21:00
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