The New England Clean Energy Careers Training & Education Directory aims to connect energy efficiency and renewable energy industry professionals, job seekers, and students with education and training opportunities throughout the region.
CLEAN ENERGY WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT IN NEW ENGLAND
MassCEC Launches 2014 Clean Energy Fall Internship Program
Aug 2014—UPDATE! The fall session of MassCEC’s 2014 Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Internship Program begins on Aug 19, 2014. Additional information, including application materials for interested students and host companies, is available at www.masscec.com/intern.
Governor Patrick Proclaims Oct 14-20 “Careers in Energy Week” in Massachusetts
Oct 15, 2013—Governor Deval Patrick issued a proclamation designating this week as “Careers in Energy Week,” encouraging MA residents to consider careers in the Commonwealth’s growing energy-related industries. Energy-related industries across the state provide careers to tens of thousands of residents ranging from line workers to engineers, customer service representatives to accountants, chemists to environmentalists, power plant operators to solar installers and manufacturers.
MassCEC Releases 2013 Clean Energy Industry Report
Sept 2013 —For the third straight year, the Massachusetts clean energy economy is growing. The 2013 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report shows clean energy jobs grew by 11.8% from 2012 to 2013. In just the past two years, clean energy sector jobs have grown by 24% overall. This success in growing clean energy jobs provides further evidence of Massachusetts’ role as a leader in the clean energy economy. Read the report
Renewable Energy 2013 Conference & Expo: Oct 28 & 29 in VT
July 2013 —Vermont is calling for 90% renewables by 2050. Meeting this goal will be no small feat. Renewable Energy 2013 is the largest and most comprehensive renewables event in Vermont. This year, the event focuses on what it takes to actualize this goal in Vermont. Reaching 90% means building more renewables, upgrading distribution and transmission systems and increasing energy efficiency Info and Registration
MassCEC Announces Nearly $1M in Grants for Clean Energy Job Training Programs
June 2013 — MassCEC announced $924,233 in grants that will fund six clean energy job training programs for low and moderate-income individuals across the Commonwealth. As part of the Pathways out of Poverty program, these grants will fund for green collar job training offered by clean energy companies, community-based nonprofit groups, educational institutions and labor organizations throughout Massachusetts. Read details
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