The Student Passport Initiative offers NECA Student Chapters learning experiences in developing communities in the United States and abroad.


How it Works

ELECTRI Council will work to identify a critical need for new or upgraded electrical service in an underprivileged domestic or international location and work with a NECA Student Chapter to complete the project.

ELECTRI Council members want to help young adults learn the value of “paying it forward” by taking their time to volunteer for projects that will make a difference in the quality of life for other people. At the same time, the Student Community Service Initiative helps advance the development of efficient and sustainable energy solutions and cultivates the professional development and personal growth of students.

Student Initiative Project

Check out this video that explores the California Polytechnic State University project in Belize and describes what it means to the elementary school students in San Pedro, to the Cal Poly NECA Student Chapter members who accomplished the project.

Past Student Passports


  • 2023, Iowa State University – Solar panel installation and generator installation at low income homes in Puerto Rico
  • 2020, Pennsylvania  State University – Philadelphia Solar Initiative Strawberry Mansion Community Garden Photovoltaic System
  • 2019, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo – Ghana Photovoltaic Project
  • 2019, California State University, Long Beach – Emergency Lock-Down System of local elementary school