Fort Lauderdale, FL US Solar Institute (USSI) is excited to announce that they are the educational sponsor of the upcoming Green Planet Festival in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The festival will bring together over 60 local and national “green” companies and over 5,000 attendees are expected. It is a day of sustainability and green living and will feature organic food, wine & beer, live music, hands on workshops, presentations, fitness classes, and a local green market.

When it comes to green living, solar energy is an important part of the conversation. A lot of people in Florida aren’t sure where to start when it comes to how to go solar. Local and online solar training college US Solar Institute will help answer their questions at Green Planet Festival.

“Education is the foundation of the solar industry on several levels. First, home and business owners need to be educated about how to go solar and how the investment can benefit them and environment. Second, Florida needs a skilled and educated solar workforce.” Said Ray Johnson of US Solar Institute. “USSI provides solar training in both of these areas every day and we are thrilled to be the educational sponsor of Green Planet Festival!”

The Green Planet Festival is Saturday, February 28th and will be taking place at the Broward County Convention Center from 9am-9pm. You can learn more about the event and purchase tickets

About US Solar Institute: US Solar Institute is licensed by the Florida Department of Education to offer PV diplomas, the Florida Department of Businesses and Professional Regulation, and the Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board as a continuing education provider. Classes are offered in person at their Fort Lauderdale, Florida headquarters, as well as online through US Solar Institute is also a partner of Underwriter Laboratories and a NABCEP PV Exam Provider.