Frankford High School is first school nationwide to have clean energy training lab
The Philadelphia Energy Authority, in partnership with PECO and the School District of Philadelphia, unveiled a new Solar Training Lab at Frankford High School as part of a widespread initiative to train young people for careers in solar and clean energy. According to an article in the Philly Voice, The lab will provide training to students who are part of the district’s Bright Solar Futures program, a three-year vocational program aimed at preparing students for careers in clean energy. The lab at the Philadelphia School District school will provide training in solar and battery installation, sales, design, weatherization and construction basics. The new lab was funded by PECO and grants from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Frankford High School recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new its new solar program.