Last week state regulators ruled against suspending rate hikes for rooftop solar customers, which industry advocates say have sparked massive layoffs. But even before this decision, the industry was not faring as well as some had hoped. Reno Public Radio's Julia Ritchey reports.
Truckee Meadows Community College started its solar technician training program about six years ago and quickly saw enrollments of between 15 to 30 students.
But that didn't last long, according to Jim New, dean of technical sciences.