US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and Virginia’s US Senator Tim Kaine joined Secure Futures President Tony Smith to celebrate solar power and the new Inflation Reduction Act.
Educators are touting an innovative apprenticeship program to train solar technicians in Southwest Virginia as a model for the whole state and beyond.
We’ll help schools apply for a rebate from the EPA Clean School Bus Program, and then provide up to $50,000 to cover the total cost of buses and chargers.
Ten high school students from Southwest Virginia have just completed an intensive classroom course and have gone on to hands-on training installing solar energy systems on schools in Lee and Wise counties.
On Tuesday, January 24, 2022, the EPA will hold a webinar for schools interested in applying for the first round of funding for electric school buses.