As the sun beats down on New York City this August, and many students are on summer break, the solar panels at the Urban Assembly School for Green Careers are working as hard as ever!
We're reminded of a report from last year, as reported by Fortune, that solar supplied 29.5% of the new energy sources built in 2015. UAGC students are involved in this cutting-edge technology, in partnership with NY's Solar One. Solar is still only a small fraction of US energy production, but,
Energy in the U.S. is undergoing a transformation thanks to state and federal regulations as well as the dropping costs of clean energy.
As UAGC students prepare to embrace the demands of the 21st century, they are engaging in the kind of work they need to work in rapidly growing industries.