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Orange Coast College Hosts Workshop in Leading-Edge Solar Technology Program
Tuesday, December 2, 2008

New Technology Will Create Thousands of Jobs

School teachers, administrators and representatives from Orange Coast College, LA Trade Tech, El Camino College, North Orange County ROP, Coastline ROP, Newport Mesa School District and Inglewood School District will take the first steps to set up training for photovoltaics (solar electricity) technicians at a half-day workshop at Orange Coast College on Friday, Dec. 4th. The Solar Power 2008 Conference held in San Diego last month estimated job demand will reach 4,249 nationwide.
What: "Photovoltaics Program–Next Steps"

Workshop for colleges and schools starting solar electricity programs

When: Friday, Dec. 4th, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Where: Orange Coast College Technology Center, Drafting Room
2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa

Contact: Mary Roda
OCC Communications & Marketing
(714) 432-5726

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Orange Coast College, founded in 1947, is one of the nation's top transfer schools. With a student population of 25,000, OCC provides exemplary programs leading to Associate in Arts degrees, Associate in Science degrees and 165 career programs. The college's 164-acre campus is located in the heart of Costa Mesa. For complete details about OCC, visit