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Renewable Energy Academy
Date: 6/24/2014 - 6/26/2014 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Course materials and lunch will be provided each day.

Renewable Energy Academy

Virginia Highlands Community College is pleased to offer a three-day Renewable Energy Academy for local teachers that will include both classroom instruction and field trips. The academy has been designed specifically for those currently teaching science, technology, engineering and math, and will include information that can be incorporated into your curriculum. The academy will be led by Joe Mitchell, Assistant Professor of Energy Technology at VHCC.

Summer Academy
Offered three consecutive days: Tuesday, June 24, through Thursday, June 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the VHCC Campus

Day One:

U.S. and worldwide energy needs and trends, including electrical systems and renewable energy systems. The session will focus on solar photovoltaic sources.

Day Two:
Solar energy design considerations and a field trip to a residential solar energy site.

Day Three:
Solar energy system installation, a field trip to a solar energy site, and final thoughts.


Space is limited.  Please complete the online registration form today.  Course materials and lunch will be provided each day.

Additional Information:

Check with your school division for information about CEUs. Download the event flyer For additional information, please contact Joe Mitchell at (276) 739-2557 or

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