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:

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Host a Training

We provide the experts, you provide the venue! If you are interested in hosting a training session in your community, please fill out the form below and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. Find out more about the kinds of trainings being offered here.

Email address 
Tell us a bit about your city, town, and/or venue(s) 
How many participants will you expect to have at the training? 
Do you have solar panels on-site that we can utilize during the training?

(It’s alright if you don’t have PV on-site. If you do, it will help our trainers make the most of your training if you do have the resource available.)

What kind of course/workshop would you like to host? (optional) 
  Intro to Solar Policy Workshop  
  Solar PV Permitting and Inspection Methods  
  Solar PV for Engineers and Architects  
  Safety and Fire Considerations for Solar PV  
  Land Use Planning for Solar Energy  
  Zoning for Solar Energy  
  Solar Procurement for Local Governments  
  Introduction to Solarize: Stimulating Local Solar Market Growth  
  Expanding Commercial Solar With a PACE Program  
  Streamlining Solar Permitting  
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