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University of Nevada, Reno’s renewable energy program was recently named the Jeffrey L. Ceccarelli NV Energy Renewable Energy Program after Nevada alum Jeff Ceccarelli, who is retiring after 40 years as an executive for NV Energy. Ceccarelli is a civil engineer and a member of the College of Engineering Advisory Board.

The program works toward offering education and job opportunities in the renewable energy sector. In a statement, College of Engineering dean Manos Maragakis said, “We are able to offer a renewable energy minor to all students, an online graduate certificate in renewable energy, a new renewable energy track in electrical engineering, and state-of-the-art graduate education, including a renewable energy laboratory at the Redfield Campus.” Learn more about the university’s renewable energy efforts at