✅ Stephen San Juan shares his journey of transitioning from corporate to entrepreneurship in the solar industry.
✅ Rise Renewable Energy provides comprehensive training programs for individuals entering the renewable industry, focusing on safety, technical skills, and career advancement.
✅ The company aims to bridge the skills gap in the industry by offering industry-wide training that prepares individuals for various solar projects nationwide.
✅ Rise Renewable Energy targets individuals seeking career development opportunities and offers them a second chance to enter a high-demand field.
✅ Certificate programs are designed to provide essential knowledge and skills within a shorter timeframe, enabling graduates to secure job opportunities in the industry.
✅ The company collaborates with industry players and offers consultation services to tailor training programs to specific technical needs.
✅ Rise Renewable Energy specializes in wind, solar, and battery training, with a particular emphasis on the growing battery industry.
✅ The company's expertise lies in filling the knowledge gap in building and maintaining battery systems, which is an emerging and rapidly expanding field.
In this episode 128 of "Failing to Success", Chad interviews Stephen San Juan, founder of Rise Renewable Energy, who shares his journey of transitioning from a corporate career to entrepreneurship in the solar industry. Stephen discusses the motivation behind starting Rise Renewable Energy and the importance of providing comprehensive training programs for individuals entering the renewable energy sector.
Rise Renewable Energy focuses on bridging the skills gap in the industry by offering industry-wide training programs that cover safety, technical skills, and career advancement. The company's programs cater to individuals seeking opportunities for career development and second chances, particularly those who may not have pursued college education or faced other obstacles.
Certificate programs at Rise Renewable Energy provide essential knowledge and skills within a shorter timeframe, enabling graduates to enter the industry with the necessary qualifications. The company offers a two-week new-to-industry program that equips individuals with fundamental information, safety protocols, circuit diagram reading, troubleshooting, and preventive maintenance for solar and wind projects.
Stephen emphasizes the importance of practical on-the-job training (OJT) as there is currently a lack of dedicated technical schools or programs specific to the renewable energy industry. Rise Renewable Energy aims to close the skills gap by partnering with companies and offering consultation services to develop tailored training courses that address specific technical needs.
The company specializes in wind, solar, and battery training. Stephen highlights the rapid growth and demand in the battery industry, as many professionals from the solar sector transition to battery systems. Rise Renewable Energy focuses on building expertise in battery system construction and maintenance, addressing the knowledge gap in this emerging field.
Stephen San Juan from Rise Renewable Energy: https://riserenewable.energy/
Chad Kaleky from Cosmic Design: https://www.cosmicdesign.io/
00:00:12 From Corporate to Entrepreneurship
00:02:25 Training in Renewables
00:10:30 Contact Stephen
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