Emerald Cities Collaborative E-Contractor Academy is a FREE 7-week workshop series focused on building the capacity of small, disadvantaged, and local construction contractors to successfully do business in climate-critical fields such as energy efficiency, renewable energy, and building electrification. Participants will receive business support guidance and connect to project opportunities in the Bay Area.
This is an in-person event series (no virtual attendance).
Sonoma Clean Power Advanced Energy Center
741 4th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
September 28th 2023
Introduction to Building Electrification Best Practices
October 5th 2023
Electrification Retrofits: Codes & Case-Studies
October 12th 2023
Public & Government Contracting
October 19th 2023
Growing & Managing Your Business
October 26th 2023
High Road Contracting (tour training facility)
November 2nd 2023
Estimating & Bidding for Decarbonization Projects
November 9th 2023
Academy Graduation & Upcoming Project Opportunities
After completion of the E-Contractor Academy, ECC will award a $1,500 grant to participants to utilize for their business needs*. Participants can receive one-on-one assistance in areas such as:
*In order to receive a full grant, participants must attend all sessions.
Priority will be given to firms with the following characteristics: