Power52 Energy Institute

Located in Howard County

Power52 Energy Institute is the first Clean Energy Private Career School approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission!


Classes Begin March 22, 2021

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Energy Professional Training

Power52’s Energy Professional Training program is accredited by The National Center for Construction, Education & Research (NCCER). Each cohort is eleven (11) weeks with 320 clock-hours of training which includes 225 clock-hours of classroom instruction, OSHA 10, 75 lab hours, and 20 clock-hours of job readiness. The standardized curriculum covers the basic concepts of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems and their components. It also explains how PV systems are sized, designed, and installed. Power52 Employer Partners have been instrumental in overseeing that our training curriculum is aligned to meet workforce needs and the needs of our employment partners.

Due to COVID-19, Power52 is now offering online classes please contact our campus at 410-777-9677 for more information

All class schedules: Monday – Friday / 9 am – 1 pm

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Information Sessions

Power52 Informative Sessions are held virtually every third Thursday of the month at 4:00pm. Please RSVP for the informative sessions by the third Monday of each month.

For more information please request via the form below or contact DeAndre Wiggins at 410-777-9677

    Training Locations

    Power52 Energy Institute
    8775 Cloudleap Court, Ste 11
    Columbia, MD 21045

    Candidate Requirements:

    • 18 Years of Age
    • High School Diploma / G.E.D
    • Passing T.A.B.E. Assessment
    • Photo ID & Proof of Citizenship (birth certificate / social security card)
    • Maryland Resident
    • Driver’s License
    • Reliable Transportation
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs
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    Power52 Energy Institute is funded, in part, by the State of Maryland's EARN Maryland Grant Program, administered by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.

    Power52 will provide training for other energy sector skills. This includes energy efficiency, LED lighting, smart building capabilities, power delivery and scheduling, and microgrid and battery storage.

    Our training platform includes extensive case management throughout the program and for twelve months beyond.  This mentorship styled approach coupled with our real world simulated lab training ensures students are equipped and receive the technological and professional advantages needed to be competitive in todays workforce


    The purpose of the Power52 scholarship program is to provide an opportunity for graduates of Power52 Energy Institute to further their education. Listed in this section are additional financial opportunities that may help assist with additional educational endeavors.

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