Solar Academy Bulgaria is a member of Solar Power Europe

The “Solar Academy Bulgaria” Association has now officially become a member of Solar Power Europe, an organization that represents the solar energy sector on a European scale.

This strategic partnership aligns with the objectives of the Solar Academy Bulgaria Association to expand its reach and collaboration within the European solar energy community. Solar Power Europe is a significant industry association that unites key stakeholders, including NGOs, businesses, policymakers, and researchers, with a common mission to advance the adoption of solar energy and shape supportive policies across Europe.

Through its affiliation with Solar Power Europe, the Solar Academy Bulgaria Association gains access to an extensive network of industry experts and a platform for advocacy, knowledge exchange, and policy formulation at the highest European echelons.

“We are thrilled to have become a member of Solar Power Europe and to be part of this dynamic community that propels the transition to renewable energy in Europe. This partnership will significantly enhance our ability to contribute to the growth of the solar energy sector in Bulgaria and establish meaningful collaborations at the European level. Membership in Solar Power Europe opens new avenues for the ‘Solar Academy Bulgaria’ Association to engage in European initiatives, projects, and working groups focused on research, development, and education in the field of solar energy,” stated Dr. Eng. Veselin Todorov, founder and chairman of the “Solar Academy Bulgaria” Association.

Solar Academy Bulgaria’s membership in Solar Power Europe underscores the shared vision of expediting the shift to clean energy and realizing a sustainable future.


Solar Academy participated in the third edition of Energy Transition

The Association “Solar Academy Bulgaria” participated in the third edition of the Energy Transition seminar held in June. Representing the organization was Veselin Todorov, Ph.D., the chairman and founder of the Association.

The presentation delivered by Dr. Eng. Veselin Todorov focused on the crucial need for qualified personnel within the renewable energy sector. The discussion encompassed strategies for skills development, encompassing the implementation of diverse approaches and initiatives aimed at nurturing the growth of expertise. The topic delved into methods and programs designed to address the specific workforce requirements of the renewable energy field.

The presentation highlighted the significance of formulating strategies that effectively bridge these skill gaps, creating a substantial pool of proficient professionals within the realm of green energy.

Training and Internship Programs: These programs offer valuable on-the-job training and mentoring opportunities for individuals aspiring to pursue careers in the green energy field. They serve to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and the practical skills essential within the industry.

Collaboration with Educational Institutions: Forge partnerships with universities, colleges, and technical schools to seamlessly integrate renewable energy subjects into curricula. Develop specialized degree or certificate programs in green energy technologies to ensure graduates possess the requisite skills demanded by the industry.

Training Centers: The establishment of dedicated training centers provides hands-on experience and certifications in various renewable energy technologies. These centers furnish practical training in the installation, operation, and maintenance of renewable energy systems, thus bolstering the employability of new entrants.

Retraining and Upskilling Programs: Design programs catering to the transition of existing professionals from related industries into the green energy sector. By offering reskilling and upskilling opportunities, these programs address skill shortages while capitalizing on the expertise of the current workforce.

Industry-Oriented Skills Standards: Develop comprehensive skills and certification standards delineating the competencies requisite for distinct roles within the green energy sector. These standards align training initiatives with industry requisites and guarantee uniformity in workforce qualifications.

Public-Private Partnerships: Foster collaboration among governmental bodies, private enterprises, and industry associations to collectively devise and execute workforce development strategies. Such partnerships provide indispensable resources, funding, and expertise to support training endeavors in harmony with industry needs.

Promotion and Awareness Campaigns: Initiate campaigns aimed at promoting careers in the green energy sector and attracting a diverse talent pool. These campaigns spotlight the advantages of working in renewable energy, present success stories, and dispel misconceptions, thereby invigorating interest in the sector.