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Learn How to 'Go Green'

Tremendous changes are occurring in the alternative energy field–particularly in solar, or “green,” energy. In the last few years, for example, photovoltaic installations have grown exponentially, paving the way for solar electricity. Additionally, energy costs have dropped, opening opportunities for new growth. Given these new opportunities, it's imperative for technical professionals and engineers to be knowledgeable about the latest advances. Learn the basics of photovoltaic energy and understand the important role of solar power engineering with an alternative energy course from UW-Madison.

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Satisfy Your Ethics Requirements With EPD!

Organizational and Psychological Pressures Affecting Ethical Decision-Making in Engineering is the latest offering in our series of online ethics training. Designed to help engineers deal with ethical dilemmas often caused by non-engineering pressures, this two-hour online course satisfies Wisconsin’s requirement for ethics training for PE licensure, as well many other states’ requirements. Learn from real-world case studies.

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