Community Colleges in Northern California

Many community colleges provide affordable opportunities to learn employable skills in the solar industry. A partial list of colleges, curricula and contacts follows.

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City College of San Francisco

Solar Electric & Heating Training

Contact: Max Parsley


College of San Mateo

Renewable Energy

Contact: Irma Betancourt


DeAnza College

Energy Systems Training (Science Learning Institute)

Contact: Bill Roeder


Diablo Valley College

Energy Systems Program

Contact John W. Henry


Foothill College

Environmental Studies Department

Energy Management and Building Science Program Overview

Contact: Peter Murray




San Jose City College

Solar & Renewable Energy


Skyline College

Solar Energy Technology

Contact via website: Environmental Science Faculty