The PV Trainers Network (PVTN) concluded its activities in Dec 2017 and is no longer providing trainings or technical assistance to local governments on solar PV. Local governments and other stakeholders should contact NYSERDA’s NY-Sun Program at with any training, technical assistance requests or general inquiries. The NY-Sun Program will continue to help local governments develop solar in their communities. For more information visit:

With support from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Meister Consultants Group has partnered with Entech Engineering, the City University of New York (CUNY), and a network of academic institutions to implement the Network. Read below to learn more about these organizations.


mc-group logoMeister Consultants Group (MCG) is the lead implementer of the PV Trainers Network and is a sustainability consulting firm that focuses on energy policy, markets, and strategy. Click here to visit our website.



Since 2006, Sustainable CUNY has led the implementation of multiple Federal and State Solar Initiatives on behalf of NYC and now NYS. Click here to visit our website.

EEIlogolong 06-22-15Since 1989, Entech Engineering has provided expert assistance to its clients on a wide range of energy issues requiring specialized knowledge of energy utilization, energy generation, economic factors, and consumer behavior. 

pacePace Law School’s Land Use Law Center is dedicated to fostering the development of sustainable communities through the promotion of innovative land use strategies and dispute resolution techniques. Click here to visit our website.