Roane State to offer virtual workshops on energy efficiency for manufacturing

UPPER CUMBERLAND – Roane State is partnering with Strategic Energy Group (SEG) to offer a Strategic Energy Management (SEM) series of webinars in April and May that will help manufacturers reduce energy costs and boost efficiency.

The virtual workshop series is suitable for supervisors, engineers, and those involved with factory maintenance and production. SEM’s workshops can provide a competitive edge while also embracing sustainability in the manufacturing environment.

Manufacturing professionals use SEG’s workshops to develop their own customized written programs ready to implement upon course completion. Requirements for participation include basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, manufacturing experience, and a desire to learn and apply new skills.

The five, two-hour workshops will be held every other Tuesday starting April 6 through June 1, 2021. Topics include developing an energy management program, discovering ways to save on energy costs and keeping track of improvements.

Registration for the virtual workshops is available at Just click on “Business Training” and look for “Energy Management Essentials” under available courses.

Roane State is a two-year college providing transfer programs, career-preparation programs and continuing education. Founded in 1971, the college has locations in Roane, Campbell, Cumberland, Fentress, Knox, Loudon, Morgan and Scott counties as well as a branch campus in Oak Ridge. For more information, visit or call (865) 882-4554.

Remember, eligible adults can now attend Roane State tuition-free with the new Reconnect grant. Learn more at

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